Description

Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. Currently in its 69th volume, the series features several reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology. This thematic volume features reviews on genomes of herbaceous land plants

Key Features

  • Publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences
  • Features a wide range of reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology
  • Volume features reviews on genomes of herbaceous land plants

Readership

Postgraduates and researchers in plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant pathology, virology, entomology, and molecular biology

Table of Contents

Contributors

Chapter One. A Backdrop: Principles of Plant Genome Organization

Abstract

1 Background for this Volume

2 Recurring Features of Plant Genomes

References

Chapter Two. Evolution of Plant Genome Analysis

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Evolution of the Term Genome

3 Cytology and Cytogenetics

4 Genome Size Determination

5 Renaturation Kinetics

6 Genetic Mapping

7 Physical Mapping

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Three. The Evolution of Plant Gene and Genome Sequencing

Abstract

1 The Early Period of Plant Gene Sequencing

2 Random Sequencing of Expressed Genes for Discovery

3 Evolution of DNA Sequencing Beyond Sanger Methodology

4 The First Whole Plant Genome Sequences

5 The Second Round of Whole Plant Genome Sequences

6 Examples of the Many Recently Published Plant Genome Projects

7 A Summary of the Trends

Acknowledgement

References

Chapter Four. The First Plant Genome Sequence—Arabidopsis thaliana

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Sequencing Strategy and Outcome

3 Evolutionary History

4 Conclusions

References

Chapter Five. The First Monocot Genome Sequence: Oryza sativa (Rice)

Abstract

1 Sequencing Strategies and Outcome

2 The Rice Gene Set and its Comparison to Dicots (Arabidopsis)

3 Evolutionary History (Especially Genome Duplication)

References

Chapter Six. Insights into the Common Ancestor of Eudicots

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Phylogeny and Evolution of Eudicot Plants

3 Sequencing of Eudicot Genomes

4 The Gamma Paleohexaploidy in Ancestral Eudicot Lineages

5 Structural Comparison of Eudicot Genomes and Widespread Ancient Genome Duplications

6 Progress in Reconst

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124171824
Print ISBN:
9780124171633

About the series-volume-editor

Andrew Paterson

Affiliations and Expertise

Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia, Athens, USA