Molecular biology of arsenic tolerance
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Molecular biology of arsenic tolerance by Michael Thorsen

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Published by Göteborg University in Göteborg .
Written in English


  • Arsenic -- Physiological effect,
  • Arsenic -- Biocompatibility,
  • Membranes (Biology)

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Thorsen.
LC ClassificationsQP535.A7 T47 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23206531M
ISBN 109789162873318
LC Control Number2008365516

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The book takes readings systematically through the target organs, before detailing current preventative and counter measures. This reference enables readers to effectively assess the risks related to arsenic, and provide a comprehensive look at arsenic exposure, toxicity and toxicity prevention.   Similarly, arsenic tolerance in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe involves the MAPK Sty1 and the AP-1–like transcription factor Pap1 (Rodriguez-Gabriel and Russell, ). In S. cerevisiae, two AP-1–like transcription factors, Yap1p and Yap8p, contribute to tolerance by activating expression of separate subsets of detoxification Cited by: A. Mukherjee, in New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Mechanism of HM Tolerance by Aspergillus. The toxicity issues in using live biomass necessitate the elucidation of mechanistic details of HM tolerance by data may be helpful in assessing the suitability of a particular strain for case-specific uses. Arsenic is widely distributed in nature and all organisms possess regulatory mechanisms to evade toxicity and acquire tolerance. Yet, little is known about arsenic sensing and signaling mechanisms.

Epibrassinolide promotes arsenic tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana L. by altering stress responses at biochemical and molecular level. Surgun-Acar Y(1), Zemheri-Navruz F(2). Author information: (1)Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey.   Environmental arsenic exposure is a world-wide human health problem. Arsenic is associated with a wide range of diseases, including skin lesions, cardiovascular disease, liver disease, and cancers of the skin, lung, liver, and bladder. Metabolism of arsenic yields a variety of molecular species, each of which can have different biological effects. Arsenic (As) is a predominant contaminant in soil and water in many regions of the world, including China, India and Bangladesh. The metalloid is capable of accumulating to toxic levels in many. The book also covers the impact of increasing global population, urbanization, and industrialization on these molecular behaviors. It covers the natural tolerance mechanism which plants adopt to cope with adverse environments, as well as the novel molecular strategies for engineering the plants in .

@inproceedings{HasanuzzamanMechanismsOA, title={Mechanisms of Arsenic Toxicity and Tolerance in Plants}, author={Mirza Hasanuzzaman and Kamrun Nahar and Masayuki Fujita}, booktitle={Springer Singapore}, year={} } table table table table table figure figure figure. A normal level of PKA activity might serve to dampen the stress response since hyperactive Msn2 will decrease arsenic tolerance. Thus arsenic toxicity in yeast might be determined by the balance between chronic activation of general stress factors in combination with lowered TORC1 kinase activity. Dr. Kamrun Nahar, Department of Agricultural Botany, Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh – She is well expert in the field of Plant Physiology, Ecology, Molecular Biology and Abiotic Stress Tolerance. Published 1o book chapters and more than 30 research articles.   The physiological, biochemical, and molecular aspects of plants under As stress are also delineated. Arsenic tolerance and detoxification mechanisms in various plant species are addressed in detail. Moreover, the protective role of the exogenous supplies of proline, SA, NO, and Pi for plants under As stress are addressed.