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

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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

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Molecular plant pathology has directly benefited from advances in modern molecular techniques. These techniques have been applied both to pathogens and plants, enhancing our understanding of the organisms themselves and of the complex interactions which determine compatability between them andtheir host plants. This volume and its companion together provide the first comprehensive guide to the latest molecular techniques as well as the established approaches to the subject. Researchers in plant science, molecular biology, and related areas will find the two volumes of Molecular Plant Pathology to be aninvaluable experimental resource for this exciting and fast-moving field, providing a wealth of easy to follow protocols supported by expert advice and guidance.

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Molecular plant pathology has directly benefited from advances in modern molecular techniques. These techniques have been applied both to pathogens and plants, enhancing our understanding of the organisms themselves and of the complex interactions which determine compatability between them andtheir host plants. This volume and its com...

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199633517

ISBN - 13:9780199633517

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Table of Contents

Section I: Defence response (gene products)1. H. Kauss: Callose and callose synthase2. J. Friend: Lignin and associated phenolic acids in cell walls3. K.E. Hammond-Kosack: Preparation and analysis of intercellular fluid4. Biochemical analysis of chitinases and -1,3- glucanases5. K.A. Van den Bosch: Localization of proteins and carbohydrates using immunogold labelling in light and electron microscopy6. R. Edwards and H. Kessmann: Isoflavonoid phytoalexins and their biosynthetic enzymes7. D.R. Threlfall and I.M. Whitehead: Analysis of terpenoid phytoalexins and their biosynthetic enzymesSection II: Elicitors8. M.G. Hahn, A. Darvill, P. Albersheim, C. Bergmann, J-J. Cheong, A. Koller, V-M. Lo: Preparation and characterization of oligosaccharide elicitors of phytoalexin accumulation9. S.C. Fry: Xyloglucan oligosaccharidesSection III: Signal transduction pathways10. B.K. Drobak, D.S. Bush, R.L. Jones, A.P. Dawson, and I.B. Ferguson: Analysis of calcium involvement in host-pathogen interactions11. B.J. Drobak and K. Roberts: Analysis of components of the plant phosphoinositide system12. R.C. Leegood and J.D. Scholes: Metabolic changes following infection of leaves by fungi and virusesSection IV: Disease resistance genes13. R.R. Michelmore, R.V. Kesseli, D.M. Francis, I. Paran, M.G. Fortin, and C-H. Yang: Strategies for cloning disease resistance genes

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'As in Volume I the brief but detailed introduction to the individual special areas are supplemented by a total of 111 (!) detailed case reports which account for the special value of this book. Given the amount of information and the attractive presentation the price of the book iscomparatively cheap. It is thoroughly to be recommended to phytopathologists or microbiologists who are interested in the basic principles and methodology of microbiology.'Schriftleitung Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenkranheiten und Pflanzenschutz.