The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook: Volume 2: Organellar and Metabolic Processes
 
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ISBN13:9780128214305
ISBN10:0128214309
Binding:Hardback
No. of pages:864 pages
Size:276x216 mm
Weight:2510 g
Language:English
Illustrations: 800 illustrations (600 in full color)
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The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook

Volume 2: Organellar and Metabolic Processes
 
Edition number: 3
Publisher: Academic Press
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Originally published as the stand-alone Chlamydomonas Sourcebook, then expanded as the second volume in a three-part comprehensive gold-standard reference, The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook: Organellar and Metabolic Processes has been fully revised and updated to include a wealth of new knowledge and resources for the Chlamydomonas community. It details the tremendous progress recently made with respect to imaging the ultrastructure of cells, dissecting acclimation and biosynthetic responses, and elucidating molecular processes underlying the biology of organelles. In particular, this volume includes exciting new developments in the use of imaging technologies for examining supramolecular organization of the chloroplast, defining mechanisms of branched electron transfer pathways in photosynthesis, dissecting the organization of pyrenoids and CO2 concentration mechanisms, presenting the intricacies associated with acclimation to environmental conditions and providing new insights into dark metabolism and the network of fermentative metabolism.

This book thus presents the latest advances in both the research and uses of new experimental approaches and technologies, making this a must-have resource for researchers and students working in plant science and photosynthesis, fertility, mammalian vision, aspects of human disease, acclimation to environmental change, and the biogenesis of cellular complexes.




  • Describes molecular techniques, analysis of the recently sequenced genome, reviews of the current status of the diverse fields in which Chlamydomonas is used as a model organism
  • Provides methods for Chlamydomonas research and best practices for their applications; this includes methods for cell culture, preservation of cultures, preparation of media, lists of inhibitors, and other additives to culture media, classical genetic manipulation, and new approaches for gene transfer and editing technologies
  • Assists researchers with common laboratory problems such as contamination
Table of Contents:

1. The Comparative, Biochemistry, Genetics and Evolution of Starch Metabolism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 2. Chlamydomonas Glycerolipid Metabolism 3. Nitrogen Metabolism in Chlamydomonas 4. Phosphorus and Sulfur Uptake, Assimilation, and Deprivation Responses 5. Trace metal nutrition and response to deficiency 6. Sensory photoreceptors in Chlamydomonas 7. RubisCo and Carbon assimilation 8. Photoproduction of reducing power and the Calvin-Benson Cycle 9. Metabolic Networks during Dark Anoxia 10. Hydrogenases and hydrogen production 11. The mitochondrion: from genome to proteome 12. The chloroplast in a changing environment: from genome to proteome 13. Control of organellar gene expression by nucleus-encoded proteins 14. Translation and Protein Synthesis in the chloroplast 15. Photosynthesis: Light Harvesting 16. Photosystem I and II 17. Chloroplast ATP synthase and the cytochrome b6f complex 18. The multiple routes of photosynthetic electron transfer in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 19. Assembly of Photosynthetic proteins 20. Molecular chaperones and proteases 21. Tetrapyrrole biosynthesis and signaling (chlorophyll heme and bilins) 22. Carotenoids in Chlamydomonas 23. Supramolecular organization of chloroplast membranes 24. State transitions 25. Photoprotection