Plant Synteny, Colinearity and Genome Evolution
Published Online: 25 JUL 2001
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How to Cite
Bennetzen, J. L. and Devos, K. 2001. Plant Synteny, Colinearity and Genome Evolution. eLS.
- Published Online: 25 JUL 2001
Plant genomes exhibit a tremendous range of chromosome size and number, however, gene numbers and types do not appear to vary a great deal between different plant species. Genomic colinearity provides some insight into genome evolution and a tool for gene isolation and characterization.
- chromosome structure;
- DNA markers;
- genetic mapping;
- genome rearrangement;