Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Forest Trees

Food Products Press,U.S.
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 5. April 2004
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 436 Seiten
978-1-56022-958-2 (ISBN)
Scientists and researchers from top labs around the world share their expertise!

This unique text integrates tree transgenesis, functional genomics, and structural genomics to present, for the first time, a unified approach to research on the molecular biology of forest trees. A distinguished panel of scientists, researchers, and educators from around the world have combined their efforts to present the most up-to-date information and make Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Forest Trees an important addition to your professional or teaching collection. Helpful tables and figures make important points easy to access and understand.

To make it easier to find the specific information you're looking for, Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Forest Trees is divided into four sections: Forest Tree Functional Genomics, Molecular Biology of Wood Formation, Forest Tree Transgenesis, and Genome Mapping in Forest Trees. Within these sections, you'll find the most up-to-date information on: - functional genomics
- EST databases
- proteomics in forest trees
- genomics of wood formation and in vitro systems for the study of wood formation
- genetic transformation of forest trees
- stable expression of foreign genes
- modification of flowering in forest trees
- genome mapping in forest trees
- microsatellite DNA markers in forest trees
- exploring the transcriptome of the ectomycorrhizal symbiosis in trees
  • Englisch
  • Abingdon
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Höhe: 212 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
  • 885 gr
978-1-56022-958-2 (9781560229582)
1560229586 (1560229586)
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- About the Editors
- Contributors
- Preface
- Chapter 1. Functional Genomics in Forest Trees
- Introduction
- The Functional Genomics Tool Kit?Transcript Discovery and Profiling
- Functional Genomics in Action
- En Route to Functional Genomics in Forest Trees
- Conclusions
- Chapter 2. Expressed Sequence Tag Databases from Forestry Tree Species
- Introduction
- Forestry Tree EST Databases
- The Genesis Pine and Eucalyptus EST Projects
- Special Purpose Libraries
- Conclusion
- Chapter 3. Proteomics for Genetic and Physiological Studies in Forest Trees: Application in Maritime Pine
- Introduction
- Characterization of the Pine Proteome
- Genetic Variability of Qualitative and Quantitative Protein Variants
- Variability of Proteome Expression in Physiological Studies
- Conclusion
- Chapter 4. Exploring the Transcriptome of the Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis
- Introduction
- The Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis
- The Anatomy and Development of Ectomycorrhiza
- The Morphogenesis of Ectomycorrhiza
- Alteration in Gene Expression in Ectomycorrhiza
- The Transcriptome of Ectomycorrhizal Symbioses
- Outlook
- Chapter 5. Genomics of Wood Formation
- Introduction
- Wood Biosynthesis
- Regulation of Wood Formation
- Arabidopsis As a Model for the Study of Wood Formation
- Genomics Approach to Wood Formation
- The Outlook
- Chapter 6. Molecular Genetics of Cellulose Biosynthesis in Trees
- Introduction
- Cellulose Heterogeneity in Trees
- Cellulose Production Under Mechanical Stress
- The Site of Cellulose Biosynthesis
- Current Knowledge of the General Process of Cellulose Synthesis in Plants
- Identification of CesA Genes in Plants
- Isolation of New CesA and CSLD Genes
- Future Perspectives
- Chapter 7. Tuning Lignin Metabolism Through Genetic Engineering in Trees
- Introduction
- Genetic Modification of PAL and C4H
- Genetic Modification of 4CL
- Genetic Modification of C3H
- Genetic Modification of CCoAOMT
- Genetic Modification of CCR
- Genetic Modification of F5H
- Genetic Modification of COMT
- Genetic Modification of CAD
- Genetic Modification of Peroxidases and Laccases
- Genetic Modification of Transcription Factors
- Outlook
- Chapter 8. In Vitro Systems for the Study of Wood Formation
- Introduction
- Cambial Activity
- Wood Formation
- The Formation of Tracheary Elements
- Heartwood Formation (Tylosis and Pit Aspiration)
- In Vitro Wood Formation Systems
- Future Perspectives
- Chapter 9. Genetic Modification in Conifer Forestry: State-of-the-Art and Future Potential?A Case Study with Pinus radiata
- Introduction
- Tissue Culture As a Tool for Molecular Research
- Genetic Engineering in Conifers
- Modification of Traits by Suppression of Gene Expression
- Analysis of Promoters Controlling Gene Expression in Conifers
- Tissue Culture Protocols for the Early Assessment of Gene Function
- Tools to Assess Gene Function at the Micro Level
- Conclusions
- Chapter 10. Transgenic Forest Trees for Insect Resistance
- Introduction
- Woody Plant Species Transgenic to Insect-Resistant Genes
- Insect-Resistant Genes
- Field Performance of Insect-Resistant Transgenic Trees
- Biosafety of Insect-Resistant Transgenic Plants
- Conclusion and Outlook <

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