Login to MyKarger

New to MyKarger? Click here to sign up.



Login with Facebook

Forgot your password?

Authors, Editors, Reviewers

For Manuscript Submission, Check or Review Login please go to Submission Websites List.

Submission Websites List

Institutional Login
(Shibboleth or Open Athens)

For the academic login, please select your country in the dropdown list. You will be redirected to verify your credentials.

Cover

Advances in Plant Cytogenetics

Editor(s): Birchler J.A. (Columbia, Mo.) 
Pires J.C. (Columbia, Mo.) 

Status: available   
Publication year: 2010
Buy this book
Digital Version: CHF 179.00, EUR 167.00, USD 211.00
Print Version: CHF 179.00, EUR 167.00, USD 211.00
The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules, postage and handling.
Order this title

You already have online access to this title. If you would like to buy a personal digital or print copy, please click here.



Incorporating cytogenetic tools into biological studies
The research reported in this volume illustrates the utility of incorporating cytogenetic tools into biological studies. Somatic chromosome identification is now becoming routine in selected plant species, and the utility of this technique will increase as it expands to other taxa. Individual genes or DNA fragments can be localized to chromosomes in combination with chromosomal identification techniques, which bypasses the need for multiple generations of genetic analysis to map molecular markers to chromosomal positions. The identity of individuals with chromosomal changes can be determined in root tip metaphase spreads, with subsequent growth of these individuals for further genetic and molecular analyses.
These new techniques have allowed examination of chromosomal behavior in meiotic and somatic preparations at the whole-genome level. They are also the basis for studies of changes in chromosomal structure or transposable elements in different cells of a single tissue.
The studies in this volume illustrate many of these applications and the diversity of research avenues they open up. This publication will be of interest to cytogeneticists, cytologists, cell biologists and evolutionary biologists.