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Chromosome Biology

  • Rudi Appels
  • Rosalind Morris
  • Bikram S. Gill
  • Cedric E. May

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction to the Study of Chromosomes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 3-6
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 7-21
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 22-30
  3. Mitosis, Meiosis, and Chromosomal Karyotypes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 33-43
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 44-66
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 67-84
  4. Chromosome Structure and Rearrangements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 87-102
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 103-113
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 115-136
  5. Chromosome Polyploidy, Aneuploidy, and Haploidy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 139-159
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 160-174
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 175-185
  6. Gene Locations, Genetic Manipulations, and Rearrangements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 189-200
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 201-213
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 214-226
  7. DNA Organization, Structure, Replication

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 229-243
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 244-269
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 270-282
  8. In Situ Biochemical Reactions, Chromosome Landmarks, Genetic Mapping

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 285-295
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 296-317
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 318-337
  9. Cytoplasmic DNA, Genetic Engineering, Organisms of Importance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 339-339
    2. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 341-350
    3. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 351-375
    4. Rudi Appels, Rosalind Morris, Bikram S. Gill, Cedric E. May
      Pages 376-390
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 391-401

About this book

Introduction

Chromosome biology has been brought to a golden age by phenomenal advanced in molecular genetics and techniques. This is true in the plant arena, and it is becoming increasingly true in animal studies, where chromosomes are more difficult to work with. With advanced knowledge of transformation, scientists can tell exactly where a new element enters a chromosome. Conversely, molecular biologists can make large mistakes if they do not understand the behavior of chromosomes.
Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, this book is the most authoritative work on the subject to date. Students of genetics, crop science and plant breeding, entomology, animal science, and related fields will benefit from this comprehensive and practical textbook.

Keywords

Chromosom DNA gene transfer genes genetics hybridization

Authors and affiliations

  • Rudi Appels
    • 1
  • Rosalind Morris
    • 2
  • Bikram S. Gill
    • 3
  • Cedric E. May
    • 4
  1. 1.Division of Plant IndustryCSIROCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Department of AgronomyUniversity of NebraskaLincolnUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA
  4. 4.Agricultural Research InstituteWagga WaggaAustralia

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