Lin, Zhi-Qing

Selenium in plants

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Table of contents

Part I. Selenium Distribution, Bioavailability and Metabolism in Plants

1. Multi-scale Factors and Processes Controlling Selenium Distributions in Soils
Gerrad D. Jones, Lenny H. E. Winkel

2. Biochemistry of Plant Selenium Uptake and Metabolism
Zackary Guignardi, Michela Schiavon

3. Molecular Mechanisms of Selenium Responses and Resistance in Plants
Masanori Tamaoki, Akiko Maruyama-Nakashita

4. Mechanisms of Plant Selenium Hyperaccumulation
Elizabeth A. H. Pilon-Smits

Part II. Selenium Metabolism in Non-plant Organisms – Influence on Se Fluxes in Ecosystems and Relevance for Human Health

5. Selenium and Algae: Accumulation, Tolerance Mechanisms and Dietary Perspectives
Michela Schiavon, Francesca Dalla Vecchia

6. Bacteria Versus Selenium: A View from the Inside Out
Lucian C. Staicu, Ronald S. Oremland, Ryuta Tobe, Hisaaki Mihara

7. Selenium and the Plant Microbiome
Alyssa T. Cochran

8. Selenium Metabolism in Herbivores and Higher Trophic Levels Including Mammals
Lutz Schomburg, Elias S. J. Arnér

Part III. Genetic, Evolutionary and Ecological Aspects of Plant Se Accumulation

9. The Genetics of Selenium Accumulation by Plants
Philip J. White

10. Manipulating Selenium Metabolism in Plants: A Simple Twist of Metabolic Fate Can Alter Selenium Tolerance and Accumulation
Doug Hoewyk, Ozgur Çakir

11. Ecology of Selenium in Plants
Colin F. Quinn, Ali F. Mehdawi, Elizabeth A. H. Pilon-Smits

12. Evolutionary Aspects of Plant Selenium Accumulation
R. Jason B. Reynolds, Jennifer J. Cappa, Elizabeth A. H. Pilon-Smits

Part IV. The Societal Relevance of Se for Human and Environmental Health: Biofortification and Phytoremediation

13. Overview of Selenium Deficiency and Toxicity Worldwide: Affected Areas, Selenium-Related Health Issues, and Case Studies
André Rodrigues Reis, Hassan El-Ramady, Elcio Ferreira Santos, Priscila Lupino Gratão, Lutz Schomburg

14. Selenium Biofortification
Gary S. Bañuelos, Zhi-Qing Lin, Martin Broadley

15. Effects of Selenium on Plant Metabolism and Implications for Crops and Consumers
Michela Schiavon, Leonardo Warzea Lima, Ying Jiang, Malcolm J. Hawkesford

16. Overview and Prospects of Selenium Phytoremediation Approaches
Karaj S. Dhillon, Gary S. Bañuelos

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Ecology, Plant Physiology, Plant Biochemistry

Publication year
Plant Ecophysiology
Page amount
16 pages
Natural Sciences
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