Helicases and Their Importance in Abiotic Stresses

Zeba I. Seraj, Sabrina M. Elias, Sudip Biswas, Narendra Tuteja
  • January 2018, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-90318-7_6

Helicases which help cells cope with stress

What is it about?

Helicases are essential enzymes for cellular function and the ones that unwind RNA are very important for coping with salt, drought, heat, cold and flooding stress. This chapter characterizes the helicases which help cells cope with stress, and clearly differentiates this class from others for easy understanding.

Why is it important?

It is a universal enzyme which may give us a handle to manage abiotic stress in these days of climate change


Dr. Zeba I Seraj
Dhaka University

Existing literature is confusing to say the least. I think this chapter will greatly clarify the whole idea about helicases not only in plants but overall

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