This book serves the urgent need to review the exciting developments and increasing research interest in this area, placing these within the context of our broader understanding of carbohydrate metabolism in higher plants. Plant Carbohydrate Biochemistry provides an integrated collection of definitive assessments, and synthesizes the disparate information appearing in primary research publications. The contributors to the book are established plant biochemists and physiologists chosen as much for their lucid exposition as for their scientific eminence.
The first will be last and the last will be first: non-regulated enzymes call the tune?; Modelling metabolic pathways and analysing control; Carbohydrate: where does it come from, where does it go?; The metabolism of sugars based upon sucrose; Regulation