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Plant Cell Wall Patterning and Cell Shape

Plant Cell Wall Patterning and Cell Shape

Hiroo Fukuda (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-64737-0 December 2014 Wiley-Blackwell 432 Pages


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Cell walls are defining feature of plant life. The unique and multi-faceted role they play in plant growth and development has long been of interest to students and researchers. Plant Cell Wall Patterning and Cell Shape looks at the diverse function of cell walls in plant development, intercellular communication, and defining cell shape.

Plant Cell Wall Patterning and Cell Shape is divided into three sections. The first section looks at role cell walls play in defining cell shape. The second section looks more broadly at plant development. While the third and final section looks at new insights into cell wall patterning.
List of Contributors vii

Preface xiii

Section 1 Factors Controlling Plant Cell Wall Patterning 1

1 The Biosynthesis and Function of Polysaccharide Components of the Plant Cell Wall 3
Ryusuke Yokoyama, Naoki Shinohara, Rin Asaoka, Hideki Narukawa and Kazuhiko Nishitani

2 Regulation of Cell Wall Formation by Membrane Traffic 35
Clara Sánchez-Rodríguez and Staffan Persson

3 A Blueprint for Cellulose Biosynthesis, Deposition, and Regulation in Plants 65
Ian S. Wallace and Chris R. Somerville

4 Cortical Microtubule Array Organization and Plant Cell Morphogenesis 97
Sidney L. Shaw and Laura Vineyard

5 Actin Filament Dynamics and their Role in Plant Cell Expansion 127
Jiejie Li, Ruthie Arieti and Christopher J. Staiger

Section 2 Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Various Cell Shapes 163

6 The Regulation of Cell Shape Formation by ROP-dependent Auxin Signaling 165
Shingo Nagawa and Zhenbiao Yang

7 Xylem Cell Wall Pattern Formation Regulated by Microtubule-associated Proteins and ROP GTPases 191
Yoshihisa Oda and Hiroo Fukuda

8 ROP Signaling and the Cytoskeleton in Pollen Tube Growth 215
Lei Zhu and Ying Fu

9 Phosphoinositide Signaling in Root Hair Tip Growth 239
Hiroaki Kusano, Rumi Tominaga, Takuji Wada, Mariko Kato and Takashi Aoyama

10 Arabidopsis Trichome Morphogenesis and the Role of Microtubules in Controlling Trichome Branch Formation 269
M. David Marks

11 Transfer Cells: Novel Cell Types with Unique Wall Ingrowth Architecture Designed for Optimized Nutrient Transport 287
David W. McCurdy

Section 3 Developmental Regulations of Cell Shape 319

12 Regulation of Guard Cell Formation by Integration of Transcriptional and Signaling Regulation 321
Chin-Min Kimmy Ho and Dominique C. Bergmann

13 Transcriptional Regulation of Biosynthesis of Cell Wall Components during Xylem Differentiation 351
Ruiqin Zhong and Zheng-Hua Ye

14 Phloem Cell Development 379
Raffael Lichtenberger, Kaori Furuta-Miyashima, Eva Hellmann and Ykä Helariutta

Index 401