Molecular Plant Pathology: A Practical Approach: A Practical Approach Volume I

Paperback | April 30, 1999

EditorS. J. Gurr, M. J. McPherson, D. J. Bowles

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Advances in the understanding of cellular processes at the molecular level have transformed the biological sciences. Plant pathology is a field which has benefited dramatically from the application of molecular techniques and has become one of the most exciting areas of biology today.Molecular Plant Pathology: A Practical Approach Volume I and its companion Volume II provide the first comprehensive guide to the latest molecular techniques as well as the established approaches to the subject. Detailed protocols are included which address a wide range of investigations from plantpathogen isolation and culture, through physiology and biochemistry, to techniques for localizing genes and their products within the cells of the infected plants. Researchers in plant science, molecular biology, and related areas will find the two volumes of Molecular Plant Pathology to be an invaluable experimental resource, providing a wealth of easy-to-follow protocols supported by expert advice and guidance.

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Advances in the understanding of cellular processes at the molecular level have transformed the biological sciences. Plant pathology is a field which has benefited dramatically from the application of molecular techniques and has become one of the most exciting areas of biology today.Molecular Plant Pathology: A Practical Approach Volu...

D. J. Bowles, all at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

1. R. Hull: Plant Viruses2. P. Mullineaux: Geminiviruses3. P. Kroner and P. Ahlquist: RNA-Based Viruses4. IM. J. Daniels: Bacteria5. N.T. Keen, H. Shen, and D.A. Cooksey: Introduction of Cloned DNA into Plant Pathogenic Bacteria6. D.W. Gabriel and R. de Feyter: RFLP Analyses and Gene Tagging for Bacterial Identification and Taxonomy7. J. M. Clarkson: Fungi8. J. Hargreaves: Gene Transformation in Plant Pathogenic Fungi9. H.J. Atkinson: Nematodes10. S.J. Gurr and M.J. McPherson: Nucleic Acid Isolation and Hybridization Techniques11. M.J. McPherson, R.J. Oiver and S.J. Gurr: The Polymerase Chain Reaction12. M.J. Harrison, A.D. Choudhary, M.A. Lawton, et al.: Analysis of Defence Gene Transcriptional Regulation13. D. Jackson: In-Situ Hybridization in Plants14. I.R. Cameron and D.H.L. Bishop: Gene Expression Using Baculoviruses15. Index

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'this book brings together a vast array of up-to-date, relevant information of immense value to research workers in many areas of plant pathology ... I congratulate the editors on producing a book which I think will overcome our natural defence mechanisms against yet another molecular text.Most of us involved in plant pathology research will benefit from having a copy of this book on our shelf.'Peter Mills, Belfast, Society for General Microbiology Quarterly, November 1992