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Title: The role of nitrosative signaling in response to changing climates
Authors: Filippou, Panagiota S. 
Fotopoulos, Vasileios 
Antoniou, Chrystalla 
Major Field of Science: Natural Sciences
Field Category: Biological Sciences
Issue Date: 2013
Source: Climate change and plant abiotic stress tolerance, 2013, Pages 137-162
Abstract: The increased frequency and extent of global climatic changes and associated extreme environmental events remarkably influence plant growth and development, ultimately affecting crop productivity throughout the world. In addition to the well-documented enhanced accumulation of reactive oxygen species following abiotic stress factors, a large amount of research carried out during the last decade implicates the participation of nitric oxide and other reactive nitrogen species (RNS) leading to nitrosative stress in the plant’s responses to environmental stimuli. The imposition of abiotic stresses is known to cause overproduction of RNS, which ultimately inflicts a secondary oxidative and nitrosative stress, leading to various signaling responses. However, our understanding of nitrosative signaling remains poorly understood. The present chapter represents an up-to-date overview of the literature in terms of the important role played by nitrosative signaling in model as well as crop plants in response to increasingly changing climates.
ISBN: 978-3-527-33491-9
Type: Book Chapter
Affiliation : Cyprus University of Technology 
Appears in Collections:Κεφάλαια βιβλίων/Book chapters

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