Arabidopsis thaliana as an Experimental Organism
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Koornneef, M. and Scheres, B. 2001. Arabidopsis thaliana as an Experimental Organism. eLS.
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Arabidopsis thaliana has become the model for plant genetics and plant development because of its genetic characteristics, such as short generation time, the small size of its genome and the availability of its complete DNA sequence.
- genetic analysis;
- model plant;
- embryo development;
- root structure;
- gene isolation;
- genome structure