Heavy Metal Stress in Plants: From Biomolecules to Ecosystems

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Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 26, 2004 - Nature - 462 pages
Metal Availability, Uptake, Transport and Accumulation in Plants.- Metal Speciation, Chelation and Complexing Ligands in Plants.- Metallothioneins, Metal Binding Complexes and Metal Sequestration in Plants.- Heavy Metal Induced Oxidative Damage in Terrestrial Plants.- Membrane Lipid Alterations in Heavy Metal Exposed Plants.- Photosynthesis in Heavy Metal Stressed Plants.- Plant Mitochondrial Respiration Under the Influence of Heavy Metals.- Ecophysiology of Plant Growth Under Heavy Metal Stress.- Structural and Ultrastructural Changes in Heavy Metal Exposed Plants.- Water Relations in Heavy Metal Stressed Plants.- Heavy Metals as Essential Nutrients.- Metal Pollution and Forest Decline.- Root and Rhizosphere Processes in Metal Hyperaccumulation and Phytoremediation Technology.- Phytoremediation of Metals and Radionuclides in the Environment: The Case for Natural Hyperaccumulators, Metal Transporters, Soil-Amending Chelators and Transgenic Plants.- Metal Removal from Sewage Sludge: Bioengineering and Biotechnologcial Applications.- Species-selective Analysis for Metals and Metalloids in Plants.- Experimental Characterisation of Metal Tolerance.-
 

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Contents

Adriano Domy C Savannah River Ecology Laboratory University of Georgia Aiken
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Metallothioneins Metal Binding Complexes and Metal Sequestration
47
Membrane Lipid Alterations in Heavy Metal Exposed Plants
127
Rainer Lösch Abt Geobotanik H HeineUniversität Universitätsstr 1 40225 Düsseldorf
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Ecophysiology of Plant Growth Under Heavy Metal Stress
201
Tyagi R D Institut national de la recherche scientifique INRSEau Université du Québec
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Barceló J Laboratorio de Fisiología Vegetal Facultad de Ciencias Universidad Autónoma
223
Zdenko Rengel Soil Science and Plant Nutrition Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sci
271
Enzo Lombi Adelaide Laboratory PMB2 Glen Osmond SA 5064 Australia
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Root and Rhizosphere Processes in Metal Hyperaccumulation
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Bioengineering
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Joanna Szpunar CNRS UMR 5034 Group of BioInorganic Analytical Chemistry 2 av
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Lösch R Abt Geobotanik H HeineUniversität Universitätsstr 1 40225 Düsseldorf
434
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Index
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