Transduction mechanisms of photoreceptor signal in plant cell

V. D. Kreslavski, S. I. Allakhverdiev

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During a plant life, light is necessary not only as a source of energy, but also as a regulatory factor of plant metabolism with information signal function. In this review we consider basic links of primary stages of a light signal transduction in a plant cell. The transformation circuits and possible pathways of transfer of a light signal by major photoreceptors, phytochrome and cryptochrome, as well as possible roles of effectory proteins and secondary messengers are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBiologicheskie Membrany
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 13 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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