© 1993

New Horizons in Nitrogen Fixation

Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, Cancún, Mexico, December 6–12, 1992

  • Rafael Palacios
  • Jaime Mora
  • William E. Newton

Part of the Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture book series (PSBA, volume 17)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Overview Section

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jean Denarie, Frederic Debelle, Georges Truchet, Jean-Claude Prome
      Pages 19-30
  3. Biochemistry of Nitrogenases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. D. C. Rees, J. Kim, M. Georgiadis, M. K. Chan, H. Komiya, D. Woo et al.
      Pages 83-88
    3. J. T. Bolin, N. Campobasso, S. W. Muchmore, W. Minor, T. V. Morgan, L. E. Mortenson
      Pages 89-94
    4. David J. Lowe, Karl Fisher, Richard N. Pau, Roger N. F. Thorneley
      Pages 95-100
    5. Tsvika Greener, David Govezensky, Alexander S. Girshovich, Elena S. Bochkareva, Ada Zamir
      Pages 123-128
  4. Bacteria-Plant Interaction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155

About this book


In order to understand a process as complex as nitrogen fixation and to be in a position to manipulate it for the benefit of mankind, researchers are now working at the frontiers of science in many different areas: protein structure and function; catalytic mechanisms; electron transfer processes; regulatory circuits and environmental sensing; metabolic integration; chemical communication between organisms; differentiation; genome structure and function; microbial ecology; plant physiology; plant molecular biology; and agronomy. This volume represents a testimony to the advances in nitrogen fixation research that have been made and the contribution of these efforts to the solution of many other varied scientific problems. Limiting steps for future advances are analyzed and new horizons in nitrogen fixation research are proposed.


Plant physiology metabolism nitrogen physiology regulation

Editors and affiliations

  • Rafael Palacios
    • 1
  • Jaime Mora
    • 1
  • William E. Newton
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación Sobre Fijación de NitrógenoUNAMCuernavacaMexico
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and NutritionVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title New Horizons in Nitrogen Fixation
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, Cancún, Mexico, December 6–12, 1992
  • Editors Rafael Palacios
    Jaime Mora
    William E. Newton
  • Series Title Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-2207-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-90-481-4255-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-017-2416-6
  • Series ISSN 0924-1949
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 790
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Plant Sciences
    Plant Physiology
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