By Ray F. Evert(auth.)

ISBN-10: 0470047380

ISBN-13: 9780470047385

ISBN-10: 0471738433

ISBN-13: 9780471738435

This revision of the now vintage Plant Anatomy deals a totally up-to-date overview of the constitution, functionality, and improvement of meristems, cells, and tissues of the plant physique. The textual content follows a logical structure-based association. starting with a normal evaluate, chapters then conceal the protoplast, mobilephone wall, and meristems, via to phloem, periderm, and secretory constructions.

"There are few extra iconic texts in botany than Esau’s Plant Anatomy… this 3rd variation is a truly important successor to past editions…" ANNALS OF BOTANY, June 2007Content:
Chapter 1 constitution and improvement of the Plant Body—An evaluation (pages 1–13):
Chapter 2 The Protoplast: Plasma Membrane, Nucleus, and Cytoplasmic Organelles (pages 15–43):
Chapter three The Protoplast: Endomembrane process, Secretory Pathways, Cytoskeleton, and kept Compounds (pages 45–63):
Chapter four phone Wall (pages 65–101):
Chapter five Meristems and Differentiation (pages 103–131):
Chapter 6 Apical Meristems (pages 133–174):
Chapter 7 Parenchyma and Collenchyma (pages 175–190):
Chapter eight Sclerenchyma (pages 191–209):
Chapter nine skin (pages 211–253):
Chapter 10 Xylem: phone kinds and Developmental facets (pages 255–290):
Chapter eleven Xylem: Secondary Xylem and adaptations in wooden constitution (pages 291–322):
Chapter 12 Vascular Cambium (pages 323–355):
Chapter thirteen Phloem: mobile varieties and Developmental elements (pages 357–405):
Chapter 14 Phloem: Secondary Phloem and adaptations in Its constitution (pages 407–425):
Chapter 15 Periderm (pages 427–445):
Chapter sixteen exterior Secretory buildings (pages 447–472):
Chapter 17 inner Secretory constructions (pages 473–501):

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The various components of the protoplast are considered individually in the following paragraphs. Among those components are the entities called organelles. As with the term cytoplasm, the term organelle is used differently by different biologists. Whereas some restrict use of the term organelle to membrane-bound entities such as plastids and mitochondria, others use the term more broadly to refer also to the endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi bodies and to nonmembranous components such as microtubules and ribosomes.

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Whereas the lipid bilayer provides the basic structure and impermeable nature of cellular membranes, the proteins are responsible for most membrane functions. Most membranes are composed of 40% to 50% lipid (by weight) and 60% to 50% protein, but the amounts and types of proteins in a membrane reflect its function. Membranes involved with energy transduction, such as the internal membranes of mitochondria and chloroplasts, consist of about 75% protein. Some of the proteins are enzymes that catalyze membrane-associated reactions, whereas others are transport proteins involved in the transfer of specific molecules into and out of the cell or organelle.

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