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Epigenetic Memory and Control in Plants

  • Gideon Grafi
  • Nir Ohad

Part of the Signaling and Communication in Plants book series (SIGCOMM, volume 18)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Gideon Grafi, Nir Ohad
    Pages 1-19
  3. Martijn van Zanten, Federico Tessadori, Anton J. M. Peeters, Paul Fransz
    Pages 21-40
  4. Yusuke Saijo, Eva-Maria Reimer-Michalski
    Pages 57-76
  5. Theo Zografou, Franziska Turck
    Pages 77-105
  6. Andrzej Jerzmanowski, Rafal Archacki
    Pages 107-125
  7. Martijn van Zanten, Yongxiu Liu, Wim J. J. Soppe
    Pages 127-153
  8. Andreas Houben, Dmitri Demidov, Raheleh Karimi-Ashtiyani
    Pages 155-175
  9. Angel Emilio Martínez de Alba, Jean-Sébastien Parent, Hervé Vaucheret
    Pages 177-199
  10. Jin Hoe Huh, Hyun Jung Rim
    Pages 201-232
  11. Hiroshi Sano, Hyun-Jung Kim
    Pages 233-253
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 255-261

About this book

Introduction

Epigenetics commonly acts at the chromatin level modulating its structure and consequently its function in gene expression and as such plays a critical role in plant response to internal and external cues. This book highlights recent advances in our understanding of epigenetic mechanisms as a major determinant through which internal and external signals, such as those occurring during hybridization, flowering time, reproduction and response to stress, communicate with plant cells to bring about activation of multiple nuclear processes and consequently plant growth and development. The outcome of these processes may persist for generations long after the initial cues have expired and may contribute to plant evolution.

Keywords

DNA methylation abiotic stress chromatin imprinting plant immunity small RNAs

Editors and affiliations

  • Gideon Grafi
    • 1
  • Nir Ohad
    • 2
  1. 1.Agriculture and Biotech. of Drylands, Jacob Blaustein Inst. for Desert Res.French Associates Institute forSede Boqer CampusIsrael
  2. 2.Britannia Building, Department of Molecular BiologyTel-Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35227-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-35226-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-35227-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-9048
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-9056
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