Plant Genomics | Book

Publisher: Savanna Press
Edited by: Hany A. El-Shemy
Publication date: April 2009
ISBN: 978-0-9543335-1-5
Price: GB £39 or US $79 or EUR59(paperback)
Pages: vi + 94

The editor of this timely book has assembled a team of highly regarded scientists, over 40 contributors, to describe the latest, up-to-date research, theory and applications of this increasingly important area of science. Renowned experts in the field have contributed chapters that describe and discuss some of the most topical aspects of plant genomics. The book is fully illustrated (over 20 figures in colour) and chapters include comprehensive reference sections.

Essential reading for scientists involved in plant genomics and a recommended volume for everyone involved in plant science.

Chapter 1
A High-Resolution Melting Approach for Analyzing Allelic Expression Dynamics
Jiazheng Yuan, Muhammad Haroon, David Lightfoot, Yvan Pelletier, Qiang Liu and Xiu-Qing Li

Chapter 2
Multigeneic QTL: The Laccase Encoded within the Soybean Rfs2/rhg1 Locus Inferred to Underlie Part of the Dual Resistance to Cyst Nematode and Sudden Death Syndrome
M.J. Iqbal, R. Ahsan, A.J. Afzal, A. Jamai, K. Meksem, H.A. El- Shemy and D.A. Lightfoot

Chapter 3
The Role of Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) in Transgenic Plants to Reduce Gene Silencing Phenomena
Hany A. El-Shemy, Mutasim M. Khalafalla and Masao Ishimoto

Chapter 4
Antisense Phenotypes Reveal a Functional Expression of OsARF1 , an Auxin Response Factor, in Transgenic Rice
Kotb A. Attia, Amr F. Abdelkhalik, Megahed H. Ammar, Chun Wei, Jinshui Yang, David A. Lightfoot, Wagih M. El-Sayed and Hany A. El-Shemy

Chapter 5
An Account of Cloned Genes of Methyl-erythritol-4-phosphate Pathway of Isoprenoid Biosynthesis in Plants
Deepak Ganjewala, Shiv Kumar and Rajesh Luthra

Chapter 6
Establishment of the Regeneration System for Vicia faba L.
Shimaa Bahgat, Omer A. Shabban, Osama El-Shihy, David. A. Lightfoot and Hany A. El- Shemy

Chapter 7
Cloning of a Novel Antifungal Promoter from Phaseolus vulgaris and the Determination of its Activity in Stably Transformed Nicotiana tabacum Plants
Eman A. Mahmoud, Solliman M. Mohei El-Din, Mourad A. M. Aboul-Soud, Ahmed M. Aboul-Enein, Ghanem A. Sobhy and Hany A. El-Shemy

Chapter 8
The Interactions of the Largest Subunit of RNA Polymerase II with Other Cellular Proteins: a Bioinformatic Approach
Abhijit Shukla, Aparna Natarajan, Sukesh Bhaumik, Hany A. El-Shemy and David Lightfoot

Chapter 9
Locus Interactions Underlie Seed Yield In Soybeans Resistant to Heterodera glycines
U.B. Karangula, M.A. Kassem, L. Gupta, H.A. El-Shemy and D.A. Lightfoot

Chapter 10
Different Responses of Two Genes Associated with Disease Resistance Loci in Maize (Zea mays L.) to 3-allyloxy-1,2-benzothiazole 1,1-dioxide
Jiazheng Yuan, Jennifer Tedman, Liakat Ali, Jie Liu, Jeff Taylor, David Lightfoot, Michiaki Iwata and K. Peter Pauls

The chapters in this book were originally published as articles in Current Issues in Molecular Biology and are reprinted with permission of the publishers.

(EAN: 9780954333515)