Plant Virology Protocols: From Virus Isolation to Transgenic Resistance by Gary D. FosterPlant Virology Protocols: From Virus Isolation to Transgenic Resistance by Gary D. Foster

Plant Virology Protocols: From Virus Isolation to Transgenic Resistance

byGary D. FosterEditorSally Taylor

Hardcover | February 24, 1998

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The aim of Plant Virology Protocols is to provide a source of infor- tion to guide the reader through the wide range of methods involved in gen- ating transgenic plants that are resistant to plant viruses. To this end, we have commissioned a wide-ranging list of chapters that will cover the methods required for: plant virus isolation; RNA extraction; cloning coat p- tein genes; introduction of the coat protein gene into the plant genome; and testing transgenic plants for resistance. The book then moves on to treatments of the mechanisms of resistance, the problems encountered with field testing, and key ethical issues surrounding transgenic technology. Although Plant Virology Protocols deals with the cloning and expression of the coat protein gene, the techniques described can be equally applied to other viral genes and nucleotide sequences, many of which have also been shown to afford protection when introduced into plants. The coat protein has, however, been the most widely applied, and as such has been selected to illustrate the techniques involved. Plant Virology Protocols has been divided into six major sections, c- taining 55 chapters in total.
Title:Plant Virology Protocols: From Virus Isolation to Transgenic ResistanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:571 pagesPublished:February 24, 1998Publisher:Humana Press

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ISBN - 10:0896033856

ISBN - 13:9780896033856

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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction Introduction to Plant Virology Introduction to Classical Crossprotection History of Coat Protein-Mediated Protection Part II. Virus Isolation, RNA Extraction, and Location of Coat Protein Genes Geminivirus Isolation and DNA Extraction Caulimovirus Isolation and DNA Extraction Reovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Procedures for Plant Rhabdovirus Purification, Polyribosome Isolation, and Replicase Extraction Hordeivirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Furovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Tobravirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Tobamo virus Isolation and RNA Extraction Potexvirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Carlavirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Potyvirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Trichovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Ilarvirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Bromovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Cucumovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Nepovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Comovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Carmovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Tymovirus Isolation and Genomic RNA Extraction Tombusvirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Luteovirus Isolation and RNA Extraction Part III. Cloning of Coat Protein Genes RNA Analysis: Size and 3' End Group Determination RNA Fractionation by Density Gradient Centrifugation cDNA Library Construction for Lambda ZAP®-Based Vectors PCR Cloning of Coat Protein Genes Antibody Production Expression Library Screening In Vitro Transcription and Translation Analysis of Coat Expression Cassettes in Protoplasts DNA Sequencing Computer Analysis of Amino Acid Sequences: The Case of Plant Virus Capsid Proteins Part IV. Plant Transformation and Primary Analysis Preparation of Coat Protein-Containing Binary Vectors for Use in Agrobacterium-MediatedTransformation Potato Transformation. Transformation of Tomato Tobacco Transformation Genetic Transformation of Wheat. Production of Transgenic Rice Molecular Analysis of Transgenic Rice PCR Analysis of Transgenic Tobacco Plants Southern Analysis of Transgenic Tobacco Plants Detection and Quantification of Transcript RNA in Transgenic Plants Using Digoxigenin-Labeled cDNA Probes Western Analysis of Transgenic Plants Part V. Evaluation of Resistance Assaying Levels of Plant Virus by ELISA Detection of Plant RNA Viruses by Nonisotopic Dot-Blot Hybridization Detection and Quantification of Plant Viruses by PCR Assaying Levels of Virus with Local Lesion Hosts Field Testing Resistance of Transgenic Plants Agronomic Performance of Transgenic Plants Part VI. Mechanisms of Resistance Mechanisms of Resistance: Expression of Coat Protein. Mechanisms of RNA-Mediated Resistance to Plant Viruses Detection of Risks Associated with Coat Protein Transgenics Potential Benefits of the Transgenic Control of Plant Viruses in the United Kingdom Index