The Handbook of Plant Functional Genomics: Concepts and Protocols

The Handbook of Plant Functional Genomics: Concepts and Protocols

Editor(s): Günter Kahl, Khalid Meksem

Published Online: 11 JUN 2008

Print ISBN: 9783527318858

Online ISBN: 9783527622542

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622542

About this Book

In this incisive, concise overview of this booming field, the editors -- two of the leading figures in the field with a proven track record -- combine their expertise to provide an invaluable reference on the topic.
Following a treatment of transcriptome analysis, the book goes on to discuss replacement and mutation analysis, gene silencing and computational analysis. The whole is rounded off with a look at emerging technologies.
Each chapter is accompanied by a concise overview, helping readers to quickly identify topics of interest, while important, carefully selected words and concepts are explained in a handy glossary.
Equally accessible to both experienced scientists and newcomers to the field.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Transcriptome Analysis - A: Whole Genome Expression Analysis

    1. Chapter 2

      AFLP-Based RNA Fingerprinting: Novel Variants and Applications (pages 21–35)

      Christian W. B. Bachem, Wim H. Vriezen, Craita E. Bita and Asun Fernandez del Carmen

    2. Chapter 6

      High-Throughput Functional Screening of Genes In Planta (pages 113–136)

      Thomas Berberich, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Hiromasa Saitoh and Ryohei Terauchi

  2. Part I: Transcriptome Analysis - B: Gene-by-Gene Analysis

    1. Chapter 8

      Genome-Wide Analysis of mRNA Expression by Fluorescent Differential Display (pages 163–186)

      Suping Zhou, Jonathan D. Meade, Samuel Nahashon, Blake R. Shester, Jamie C. Walden, Zhen Guo, Julia Z. Liang, Joshua G. Liang and Peng Liang

  3. Part II: Gene Silencing, Mutation Analysis and Functional Genomics

    1. Chapter 10

      RNA Interference (pages 207–225)

      Chris A. Brosnan, Emily J. McCallum, José R. Botella and Bernard J. Carroll

    2. Chapter 11

      Extending Functional Genomics: VIGS for Model and Crop Plants (pages 227–249)

      Steven Bernacki, John Richard Tuttle, Nooduan Muangsan and Dominique Robertson

    3. Chapter 12

      TILLING: A Reverse Genetics and a Functional Genomics Tool in Soybean (pages 251–265)

      Prof. Dr. Khalid Meksem, Shiming Liu, Xiao Hong Liu, Aziz Jamai, Melissa Goellner Mitchum, Abdelhafid Bendahmane and Tarik El-Mellouki

    4. Chapter 13

      Transposon Tagging in Cereal Crops (pages 267–290)

      Liza J. Conrad, Kazuhiro Kikuchi and Thomas P. Brutnell

  4. Part III: Computational Analysis

    1. Chapter 15

      Bioinformatics Tools to Discover Co-Expressed Genes in Plants (pages 307–335)

      Yoshiyuki Ogata, Nozomu Sakurai, Nicholas J. Provart, Dirk Steinhauser and Leonard Krall

    2. Chapter 18

      Structural, Functional, and Comparative Annotation of Plant Genomes (pages 373–395)

      Françoise Thibaud-Nissen, Jennifer Wortman, C. Robin Buell and Wei Zhu

  5. Part IV: Functional Genomics and Emerging Technologies

    1. Chapter 22

      454 Sequencing: The Next Generation Tool for Functional Genomics (pages 447–476)

      Lei Du, Jan Frederik Simons, Maithreyan Srinivasan, Thomas Jarvie, Bruce Taillon and Michael Egholm

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