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10 Years Plant Molecular Biology

  • Editors
  • Robbert A. Schilperoort
  • Leon Dure

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Paul J. J. Hooykaas, Rob A. Schilperoort
    Pages 15-38
  3. Alfons Gierl, Heinz Saedler
    Pages 39-49
  4. R. F. Lyndon, D. Francis
    Pages 51-68
  5. Julie Gray, Steve Picton, Junaid Shabbeer, Wolfgang Schuch, Don Grierson
    Pages 69-87
  6. Henk J. Franssen, Irma Vijn, Wei Cai Yang, Ton Bisseling
    Pages 89-107
  7. Charles S. Levings III, James N. Siedow
    Pages 135-147
  8. Masahiro Sugiura
    Pages 149-168
  9. Antoni R. Slabas, Tony Fawcett
    Pages 169-191
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 193-199

About this book

Introduction

It is very clear nowadays that plants offer several opportunities for basic studies, e.g. on development and embryogenesis, and that the fundamental principles laid open contribute to the development of new tools for plant breeding.
Within the scope of the present publication, the editors have had to make a difficult choice from the many important subjects that have contributed to the remarkable progress of our molecular biological understanding of complex biological problems. This has resulted in review papers showing the present state of the art in genetic engineering, gene expression and its manipulation, microbe and insect interactions with plants, transposable elements and gene tagging, plant and organ development, the function and structure of the genome chloroplasts, and lipid biosynthesis.
All papers have been written in such a way that they are also useful for non-experts interested in a particular field, as well as for students following courses in plant molecular biology. Besides presenting the state of the art, each paper gives some historical background to the developments in the field as well as perspectives for further basic research and applications. Because of the latter, scientists and students engaged in plant breeding will also profit from this publication.

Keywords

Chloroplast Embryo Expression Protein Regulation biosynthesis gene expression genes genetic engineering molecular biology transcription

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-2656-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-5174-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-2656-4
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