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  • In recent years there has been significant attention paid on the endophytic research by various groups working within this domain. Mutualistic endophytic microbes with an emphasis on the relatively understudied fungal endophytes are the focus of this special book. Plants are associated with micro-organisms: endophytic bacteria and fungi, which live inter- and intra-cellularly without inducing pathogenic symptoms, but have active biochemical and genetic interactions with their host. Endophytes play vital roles as plant growth promoters, biocontrol agents, biosurfactant producers, enzymes and secondary metabolite producers, as well as providing a new hidden repertoire of bioactive natural products with uses in pharmaceutical, agrochemical and other biotechnological applications. The increasing interest in endophytic research generates significant progress in our understanding of the host-endophyte relationship at molecular and genetic level. The bio-prospection of microbial endophytes has led to exciting possibilities for their biotechnological application as biocontrol agent, bioactive metabolites, and other useful traits. Apart from these virtues, the microbial endophytes may be adapted to the complex metabolism of many desired molecules that can be of significant industrial applications. These microbes can be a useful alternative for sustainable solutions for ecological control of pests and diseases, and can reduce the burden of excess of chemical fertilizers for this purpose. This book is an attempt to review the recent development in the understanding of microbial endophytes and their potential biotechnological applications. This is a collection of literature authored by noted researchers having signatory status in endophytic research and summarizes the development achieved so far, and future prospects for further research in this fascinating area of research.
  • Biosynthesis of plant natural products and characterization of plant biosynthetic pathways in recombinant microorganisms / Erin K. Marasco, Claudia Schmidt-Dannert -- Plant molecular farming: host systems, technology and products / G.B. Sunil Kumar ... [et al.] -- Plastid pathways: metabolic engineering via the chloroplast genom / Tracey Ruhlman, Henry Daniell -- Metabolic engineering of the alkaloid biosynthesis in plants: functional genomics approaches / Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey, Suvi T. Häkkinen, Heiko Rischer -- Polyamine biosynthetic pathway: a potential target for enhancing alkaloids production: polyamines in alkaloid production / Esha Bhattacharya, M.V.Rajam -- Metabolic engineering in alkaloid biosynthesis: case studies in tyrosine- and putrescine-derived alkaloids: molecular engineering in alkaloid biosynthesis / Fumihiko Sato, Koji Inai, Takashi Hashimoto -- Application of metabolic engineering to vanillin biosynthetic pathways in Vanilla planifolia / Daphna Havkin-Frenkel, Faith C. Belanger -- Pathway engineering of the plant Vitamin C metabolic network / Argelia Lorence, Craig L. Nessler -- Metabolic engineering of terpenoid biosynthesis in plants / Joost Lücker, Harro J. Bouwmeester, Asaph Aharoni -- Metabolic engineering of seed oil biosynthetic pathways for human health / Howard G. Damude, Anthony J. Kinney -- Metabolic engineering in sugarcane: assisting the transition to a bio-based economy / Robert G. Birch -- Single-chain Fv antibody stimulates biosynthesis of secondary metabolites in plants / Waraporn Putalun, Hiroyuki Tamaka, Yukihiro Shoyama -- Metabolic engineering of sulfur assimilation in plants : molecular and biochemical analysis of serine acetyltransferase and cysteine synthase / Masaaki Noji, Kazuki Saito -- Approaches to quality plant based medicine: significance of chemical profiling / Praveen K. Saxena, Ian B. Cole, Susan J. Murch.
  • Arabidopsis protocols. 2nd ed. 2006
    Springer Protocols
    Applications of chemical-inducible expression systems in functional genomics and biotechnology / Jianru Zuo, Peter D. Hare, and Nam H. Chua -- RNA extraction / Huazhong Shi and Ray Bressan -- Target preparation for DNA microarray hybridization / Tong Zhu, Sherman H. Chang, and Pedro Gil -- Statistical issues in microarray data analysis / Willem A. Rensink and Samuel Hazen -- Preparation and quality assessment of rna from cell-specific samples obtained by laser microdissection / Regine Kleber and Julia Kehr -- Protein isolation and 2-D electrophroetic separation / Bernhard Schlesier and Hans-Peter Mock -- Isolation of nuclear proteins / Tomasz T. Calikowski and Iris Meier -- Puification and fractionation of membranes for proteomic analysis / Anne Marmagne ... [et al.] -- Protein microsequencing / Alberto Paradela and Juan Pablo Albar -- Peptide-based phosphoproteomics with immobilized metal ion chromatography / Thomas S. Nohse and Scott C. Peck -- Metabolite profiling in arabidopsis / Oliver Fiehn -- Hormone profiling in arabidopsis / Axel Müller, Petra Düchting, and Elmer W. Weiler. EMS mutagenesis of arabidopsis / YongSig Kim, Karen S. Schumaker, and Jian-Kang Zhu -- Low-resolution mapping of untagged mutations / M. Rosa Ponce ... [et al.] -- Gene identification and cloning by molecular marker mapping / Georg Jander -- High-throughput TILLING for arabidopsis / Bradley J. Till ... [et al.] -- Genotyping and mapping with high-density oligonucleotides arrays / Justin Borewitz -- Forward genetic screening of insertional mutants / Anja Schneider and Dario Leister -- PCR-based screening for insertional mutants / Anna N. Stepanova and Jose M. Alonso -- Cytogenetic analysis of arabidopsis / Martin Lysak, Paul Fransz, and Ingo Schubert -- Using information from public arabidopsis databases to aid research / Margarita García-Hernandez and Leonore Reiser -- In planta agrobacterium-mediated transformation by vacuum infiltration / Brian W. Tague and Joanna Mantis -- Transient expression assay by agroinfiltration of leaves / Min Woo Lee and Yinong Yang -- Runctional analysis of transcription factors by microparticle bombardment / Ida Ruberti, Giovanna Sessa, and Giorgio Morelli -- Transfection assays with protoplasts containing integrated reporter genes / Shiv Tiwari ... [et al.] -- Chloroplast genetic engineering via organogenesis or somatic embryogenesis / Amit Dhingra and Henry Daniell -- [beta]Glucuronidase as reporter gene: advantages and limitations / Kye-Won Kim ... [et al.] -- Use of fluorescent proteins as reporters / Guido Jach -- Luciferase as reporter genes / Megan M. Southern, Paul E. Brown, and Anthony Hall -- Aqueorin as reporter gene / Christoph. Plieth -- Growth of plants and preservation of seeds / Luz Rivero-Lepinckas, Deborah Crist, and Randy Scholl -- Prevention and control of pests and diseases / Jenifer Bush, Georg Jander, and Frederick M. Ausubel -- Growth of other species related to Arabidopsis thaliana / Krithika Yogeeswaran and Mikhail Elia Nasrallah -- Grafting / Katherine Bainbridge ... [et al.] -- Synchronization, transformation, and cryopreservation of suspension-cultured cells -- Margit Menges and James A. H. Murray -- Genetic analysis / Maarten Koorneeff, Carlos Alonso-Blanco, and Piet Stam -- QTL analysis / Carlos Alonso-Blanco, Maarten Koornneef, and Johan W. van Ooijen --
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  • The role of Bioactive Dietary Factors and Plant Extracts in Preventive Dermatology provides current and concise scientific appraisal of the efficacy of foods, nutrients, herbs, and dietary supplements in preventing dermal damage and cancer as well as improving skin health. This important new volume reviews and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive foods and their components derived particularly from vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Primary emphasis is on treatment and prevention of dermal damage focusing on skin cancers with significant health care costs and mortality. Bioactive Dietary Factors and Plant Extracts in Preventive Dermatology brings together expert clinicians and researchers working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and plant extracts and nutrition and skin health. Their expertise provides the most current knowledge in the field and will serve as the foundation for advancing future research.
  • Biology of plants 2012
    Cold Spring Harb Lab Press
    "Plants are integral to human well being, and many species have been domesticated for more than 10,000 years. Evidence of plant scientific investigation and classification can be found in ancient texts from cultures around the world (Chinese, Indian, Greco-Roman, Muslim, etc.), whereas early modern botany can be traced to the late 15th and early 16th centuries in Europe. During the past several decades, plant biology has been revolutionized first by molecular biology and then by the genomic era. The model organism Arabidopsis thaliana has proved to be an invaluable tool for investigation into fundamental processes in plant biology, many of which share commonalities with animal biology. Plant-specific processes from reproduction to immunity and second messengers have also yielded to extensive investigation. With the genomes of more than 30 plant species now available and many more planned in the near future, the impact on our understanding of plant evolution and biology continues to grow. Our increased ability to engineer plant species to a variety of ends may provide novel solutions to ensure adequate and reliable food production and renewable energy even as climate change impacts our environment. The decision to focus the 2012 Symposium on plant science reflected the enormous research progress achieved in recent years and was intended to provide a broad synthesis of the current state of the field, setting the stage for future discoveries and application. This is the first Symposium in this historic series that focused exclusively on the botanical sciences. The Symposium spanned a broad range of areas of investigation including genetics, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, developmental biology, physiology, and population/evolution studies at levels ranging from the single cell to the entire organism and from single genes to genomes; plant-specific processes and pathways featured broadly throughout the meeting. Effort was made to balance fundamental biological discoveries with applications relevant to societal well being including improved crops, fuel, and habitat"--Page xv.
  • "The volume is intended as an introduction to the physical principles governing the main processes that occur in photosynthesis, with emphasis on the light reactions and electron transport chain. A unique feature of the photosynthetic apparatus is the fact that the molecular structures are known in detail for essentially all of its major components. The availability of this data has allowed their functions to be probed at a very fundamental level to discover the design principles that have guided evolution. Other volumes on photosynthesis have tended to focus on single components or on a specific set of biophysical techniques, and the authors' goal is to provide new researchers with an introduction to the overall field of photosynthesis. The book is divided into sections, each dealing with one of the main physical processes in photosynthetic energy conversion. Each section has several chapters each describing the role that a basic physical property, such as charge or spin, plays in governing the process being discussed. The chapters proceed in an orderly fashion from a quantum mechanical description of early processes on an ultrafast timescale to a classical treatment of electron transfer and catalysis on a biochemical timescale culminating in evolutionary principles on a geological timescale."--Publisher's website.
  • Macroscopical characters of the medicinal species of Bupleurum and their distribution in China / Sheng-Li Pan and Yun Kang -- Microscopical characters of the medicinal species of Bupleurum in China / Sheng-Li Pan -- Chromosomes of Bupleurum l. especially for the classification and cross-breeding of B. falcatum L. sensu lato / Shigeki Ohta ... [et al.] -- Cultivation of Bupleurum falcatum in Japan / Osamu Iida -- Distribution of saikosaponins of Bupleurum falcatum and variation of its contents in plant organs by environmental factors / Nak-Sul Seong, Hae-Gon Chung and Kwan-Su Kim -- Main chemical constituents of Bupleurum genus / Sheng-Li Pan -- The chemistry and biological activity of the genus Bupleurum in Spain / Alejandro F. Barrero ... [et al.] -- The chemistry and biological activity of the genus Bupleurum in Italy / Luisa Pistelli -- The pharmacological activity of Chinese "chaihu": the root of Bupleurum species / Xiao-Min Du, Hui Xie and Yun Kang -- Pharmacological activity of saikosaponins / Byung-Zun Ahn and Dai-Eun Sok -- Mitogenic substances of Bupleuri radix / Naohito Ohno and Toshiro Yadomae -- Clinical applications of prescriptions containing Bupleurum root / Bai-Can Yang and Jun Wang -- Anti-hepatofibrotic effect of xiao-chaihu-tang (sho-saiko-to) / Ichiro Shimizu -- Preventive effects of sho-saiko-to against septic shock symptoms / Shuhei Sakaguchi -- Patents containing Bupleurum.
  • "Carotenoids are of great interest due to their essential biological functions in both plants and animals. However, the properties and functions of carotenoids in natural systems are surprisingly complex. With an emphasis on the chemical aspects of these compounds, Carotenoids: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Functions and Properties presents a broad overview and recent developments with respect to understanding carotenoid structure, electronic and photochemical properties, and the use of novel analytical methods in the detection and characterization of carotenoids and their actions. The text also explores LC/MS and LC/MS/MS techniques as well as new applications of PCR and molecular biology methodologies"--Book jacket.
  • 1. Introduction to chamomile -- 2. Chamomile : botany -- 3. Chamomile : medicinal properties -- 4. Chamomile oil and extract : localization, chemical composition, extraction, and identification -- 5. Genetics and breeding of chamomile -- 6. Cultivation of chamomile -- 7. Chamomile : patents and products.
  • The epidemiology of fungal infections / Shawn R. Lockhart, Daniel J. Diekema and Michael A. Pfaller -- Recent advances in understanding human opportunistic fungal pathogenesis mechanisms / Robert A. Cramer Jr. and John R. Perfect -- Immunology / Thomas S. Harrison and Stuart M. Levitz -- The laboratory and clinical mycology / Michael A. Pfaller and Michael R. McGinnis -- Histopathology of fungal infections / Vicki J. Schnadig and Gail L. Woods -- Radiology of fungal infections / Prasanna G. Vibhute ... [et al.] -- Antifungal therapy / Paul O. Gubbins and Elias J. Anaissie -- Candida / Maria-Cecilia Dignani, Joseph S. Solomkin and Elias J. Anaissie -- Cryptococcus / Maria Anna Viviani and Anna Maria Tortorano -- Infections caused by non-Candida, non-Cryptococcus yeasts / Michael A. Pfaller, Daniel J. Diekema and William G. Merz -- Aspergillus / Malcolm D. Richardson and William Hope -- Zygomycosis / Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, Michael Smith and Michael R. McGinnis -- Hyalohyphomycosis / Marcio Nucci and Elias J. Anaissie -- Dematiaceous fungi / Deanna A. Sutton, Michael G. Rinaldi and Stephen E. Sanche -- Endemic mycoses / Gregory M. Anstead and Thomas F. Patterson -- Dermatophytes and dermatophytoses / Mahmoud A. Ghannoum and Nancy C. Isham -- Pneumocystis / Michael A. Pfaller and Elias J. Anaissie -- Anomalous fungal and fungal-like infections : lacaziosis, pythiosis and rhinosporidiosis / Leonel Mendoza and Raquel Vilela -- Fungal infectious in the patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection / Michael Saccente -- Invasive fungal infections in cancer patients / Elias J. Anaissie, Monica Grazziutti and Marcio Nucci -- Fungal infections in the organ transplant recipient / Robert H. Rubin -- Fungal infections in pediatric patients / Andreas H. Groll, Emmanuel Roilides and Thomas J. Walsh -- Oral fungal infections / William G. Powderly -- Cutaneous and subcutaneous mycoses / Natalia Mendoza ... [et al.] -- Fungal infections of bone and joint / Carol A. Kemper and Stanley C. Deresinski -- Fungal infections of the genitourinary tract / Jack D. Sobel -- Fungal infections of the respiratory tract / Martha Donoghue ... [et al.] -- Fungal infections of the central nervous system / Richard J. Hamill -- Hematogenously disseminated fungal infections / Stephanie L. Baer and Peter G. Pappas -- Fungal infections of the eye / Golnaz Javey, Jeffrey J. Zuravleff and Victor L. Yu -- Geographic, travel, and occupational fungal infections / Robert W. Bradsher -- Mycotoxins and their effects on humans / Michael Smith and Michael R. McGinnis.
  • Plant cell calcium, past and future / Anthony J. Trewavas -- Calcium signalilng and homeostasis in nuclei / Christian Mazars .. [et al.] --Interactions between calcium and ROP signaling regulate pollen tube tip growth / Augusta Jamin and Zhenbiao Yang -- Calcium, mechanical signaling, and tip growth / Won-Gyu Choi, Sarah J. Swanson, and Simon Gilroy -- Calcium signals in the control of stomatal movements / Alex A.R. Webb and Fiona C. Robertson -- Stimulus perception and membrane excitation in unicellular alga Chlamydomonas / Kenjiro Yoshimura -- Cyclic nucleotide gated channels (CNGCs) and the generation of Ca2+ signals / Wei Ma and Gerald A. Berkowitz -- Annexins / Anuphon Laohavisit and Julia M. Davies -- Structure and function of CDPK : a sensor responder of calcium / Yohsuke Takahashi and Takeshi Ito -- Elucidation of calcium-signaling components and networks / Irene S. Day and A.S.N. Reddy -- Decoding of calcium signal through calmodulin : calmodulin-binding proteins in plants / Liqun Du [and others] / The CBL-CIPK network for decoding calcium signals in plants / Oliver Batistic [and others].
  • Over the last two decades there has been a growing interest in cyclic nucleotide research in plants with an emphasis on the elucidation of the roles of cGMP and cAMP. In Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling in Plants: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers in the field detail many approaches to better understand the biological role of this important signaling system. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology [trademark] series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and key tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling in Plants: Methods and Protocols seeks to aid scientist in further understanding signal transduction and the molecular mechanisms underlying cellular signaling.
  • An Overview of Antimicrobial Properties of Different Classes of Phytochemicals / Amlan Kumar Patra -- Antimicrobial Properties of Flavonoids / Luisa Pistelli and Irene Giorgi -- Antiviral Properties of Phytochemicals / Ai-Lin Liu and Guan-Hua Du -- Antimicrobial Properties of Organosulfur Compounds / Osman Sagdic and Fatih Tornuk -- Antimicrobial Activities of Essential Oils / Danuta Kalemba, Martyna Matla and Anna Smętek -- Phytochemicals Against Drug-Resistant Microbes / Manuel Sim{tilde}oes, Madalena Lemos and Lúcia C. Sim{tilde}oes -- Phytochemicals as Anti-microbial Food Preservatives / Mehrdad Tajkarimi and Salam A. Ibrahim -- Dietary Tannins on Microbial Ecology of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Ruminants / Amlan Kumar Patra, Byeng-Ryel Min and Jyotisna Saxena -- Manipulating Ruminal Biohydrogenation by the Use of Plants Bioactive Compounds / Valentina Vasta and Rui J. B. Bessa -- Essentials Oils and Rumen Microbial Populations / Malgorzata Szumacher-Strabel and Adam Cieślak -- Saponins: Effects on Rumen Microbial Ecosystem and Metabolism in the Rumen / Elizabeth Wina -- Effect of Plant Secondary Metabolites on Rumen Methanogens and Methane Emissions by Ruminants / Devki Nandan Kamra, Mahesh Pawar and Beddyuti Singh -- Phytochemicals and Gut Microbial Populations in Non-ruminants / Artabandhu Sahoo and Nira Manik Soren.
  • Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Author -- Bibliographic abbreviations -- Chemical and medical abbreviations -- Hushpuppy -- Format of this book -- Catalog of "faith-based" farmaceuticals -- References -- Common name index -- Scientific name index.
  • Disturbance, survival, and succession : understanding ecological responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens / Virginia H. Dale, Frederick J. Swanson and Charles M. Crisafulli -- Geological and ecological settings of Mount St. Helens before May 18, 1980 / Frederick J. Swanson, Charles M. Crisafulli and David K. Yamaguchi -- Physical events, environments, and geological-ecological interactions at Mount St. Helens : March 1980-2004 / Frederick J. Swanson and Jon J. Major -- Plant responses in forests of the tephra-fall zone / Joseph A. Antos and Donald B. Zobel -- Plant succession on the Mount St. Helens debris-avalanche deposit / Virginia H. Dale ... [et al.] -- Geomorphic change and vegetation development on the Muddy River mudflow deposit / Peter M. Frenzen ... [et al.] -- Proximity, microsites, and biotic interactions during early succession / Roger del Moral, David M. Wood and Jonathan H. Titus -- Remote sensing of vegetation responses during the first 20 years following the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens : a spatially and temporally stratified analysis / Rick Lawrence -- Arthropods as pioneers in the regeneration of life on the pyroclastic-flow deposits of Mount St. Helens / John S. Edwards and Patrick M. Sugg -- Posteruption arthropod succession on the Mount St. Helens volcano : the ground-dwelling beetle fauna (Coleoptera) / Robert R. Parmenter ... [et al.] -- Causes and consequences of herbivory on prairie lupine (Lupinus lepidus) in early primary succession / John G. Bishop ... [et al.] -- Responses of fish to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens / Peter A. Bisson ... [et al.] -- Amphibian responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens / Charles M. Crisafulli ... [et al.] -- Small-mammal survival and colonization on the Mount St. Helens volcano : 1980-2002 / Charles M. Crisafulli, James A. MacMahon and Robert R. Parmenter -- Mycorrhizae and Mount St. Helens : story of a symbiosis / Michael F. Allen ... [et al.] -- Patterns of decomposition and nutrient cycling across a volcanic disturbance gradient : a case study using rodent carcasses / Robert R. Parmenter -- Lupine effects on soil development and function during early primary succession at Mount St. Helens / Jonathan J. Halvorson, Jeffrey L. Smith and Ann C. Kennedy -- Response and recovery of lakes / Clifford N. Dahm ... [et al.] -- Ecological perspectives on management of the Mount St. Helens landscape / Virginia H. Dale, Frederick J. Swanson and Charles M. Crisafulli -- Overview of ecological responses to the eruption of Mount St. Helens : 1980-2005 / Charles M. Crisafulli, Frederick J. Swanson and Virginia H. Dale.
  • Ecological studies v. 1-, 1970-
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  • Expanding cell 2007
  • Figs : the genus Ficus 2010
    Overview of Ficus genus -- Fruits -- Leaves -- Latex -- Bark, wood, and stems -- Roots (including aerial roots and root bark) -- Fig wasps -- Figs and humans -- Ficus Postscript -- Index.
  • Flax : the genus Linum 2003
  • This new edition of Fungal Associations focuses on mycorrhizas, lichens and fungal-bacterial symbioses. It has been completely revised, updated and expanded. Renowned experts present thorough reviews and discuss the most recent findings on molecular interactions between fungi and plants or bacteria that lead to morphological alterations and novel properties in the symbionts. New insights into the beneficial impact of fungal associations on ecosystem health are provided and documented with striking examples.
  • Genome sequencing and assembly / Manfred G. Grabherr, Evan Mauceli, and Li-Jun Ma -- Targeted cloning of fungal telomeres / Mark L. Farman -- Identification and annotation of repetitive sequences in fungal genomes / Braham Dhillon and Stephen B. Goodwin -- Next-generation sequencing and potential applications in fungal genomics / Phillip SanMiguel -- Getting the most out of your fungal microarray data : two cost- and time-effective methods / Sandra M. Mathioni [and others] -- Fusarium graminearum from expression analysis to functional assays / Heather E. Hallen-Adams, Brad L. Cavinder, and Frances Trail -- EST analysis pipeline : use of distributed computing resources / Francisco Javier González and Juan Antonio Vizcaíno -- Application of ChIP-chip analysis in the rice blast pathogen / Soonok Kim and Thomas K. Mitchell -- Proteome studies of filamentous fungi / Scott E. Baker and Ellen A. Panisko -- Bioinformatics pipeline for sequence-based analyses of fungal biodiversity / D. Lee Taylor and Shawn Houston -- Identifying protein complexes by affinity purification and mass spectrometry analysis in the rice blast fungus / Wende Liu [and others] -- Large scale identification of genes involved in plant-fungal interactions using Illumina's sequencing-by-synthesis technology / R.C. Venu [and others] -- High-throughput production of gene replacement mutants in Neurospora crassa / Gyungsoon Park [and others] -- Phenotypic analysis of Neurospora crassa gene deletion strains / Gloria E. Turner -- Efficient approaches for generating GFP fusion and epitope-tagging constructs in filamentous fungi / Xiaoying Zhou, Guotian Li, and Jin-Rong Xu -- Large-scale insertional mutagenesis in Magnaporthe oryzae by Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation / Xiao-Lin Chen, Jun Yang, and You-Liang Peng -- Molecular methods for studying the Cryphonectria parasitica -- hypovirus experimental system / Angus L. Dawe [and others] -- Metabolic fingerprinting in Fusarium verticillioides to determine gene function / Jonathon E. Smith and Burton H. Bluhm -- Tapping genomics to unravel ectomycorrhizal symbiosis / Jonathan M. Plett [and others].
  • Remarkably, while G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are highly prevalent in animals and yeast, very few candidate GPCRs have been identified in plants. In G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling in Plants: Methods and Protocols, experts in the field describe techniques used in the study of small GTPases and related proteins. Beginning with a chapter on bioinformatics approaches for GPCR discovery, this detailed volume continues with chapters on heterotrimeric G protein subunits, Rab-GTPases, as well as lipid modifications, including myristoylation, acylation, and prenylation. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Practical and dependable, G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling in Plants: Methods and Protocols aims to aid further studies into the roles of small GTPases which will help elucidate numerous key processes in plants.
  • Catalog of major African medicinal plants -- Pharmacognostical profile of selected medicinal plants -- Healing and the African culture -- The African medicine man -- Medicinal plants and traditional healing methods.
  • Machine generated contents note: 1 Laboratory Methods for the Study of Tetrapyrroles -- Alison G. Smith and Michael Witty 1 -- 2 Syntheses of Tetrapyrroles -- Kevin M. Smith13 -- 3 General Laboratory Methods for Tetrapyrroles -- Jerry C. Bommer and Peter Hambright 39 -- 4 Enzymatic Preparation of Tetrapyrrole Intermediates -- Martin J. Warren and Peter M. Shoolingin-Jordan69 -- 5 Analysis of Biosynthetic Intermediates, 5-Aminolevulinic Acid to Heme -- Chang Kee Lim95 -- 6 Analysis of Intermediates and End Products of the Chlorophyll -- Biosynthetic Pathway -- Constantin A. Rebeiz111 -- 7 Analysis of Heme and Hemoproteins -- Angela Wilks 157 -- 8 Hemoproteins Purification and Characterization by Using Aqueous -- Two-Phase Systems -- Daniel Forciniti 185 -- 9 Structural Study of Heme Proteins by Electron Microscopy -- of 2-Dimensional Crystals -- Terrence G. Frey 209 -- 10 Analysis and Reconstitution of Chlorophyll-Proteins -- Harald Paulsen and Volkmar H. R. Schmid 235 -- 11 Two-Dimensional Crystallization of Chlorophyll Proteins -- Georgios Tsiotis 255 -- 12 Biosynthesis and Analysis of Bilins -- Matthew J. Terry 273 -- 13 Analysis and Reconstitution of Phytochromes -- Michael T. McDowell and J. Clark Lagarias293 -- 14 Analysis and Reconstitution of Phycobiliproteins: Methods for the -- Characterization of Bilin Attachment Reactions -- Wendy M. Schluchter and Donald A. Bryant311.
  • Evidence based herbal drugs are on hi-acceptance day by day due to health friendly nature compared to synthetic drugs. The active ingredients in herbal drugs are different chemical classes, e.g. alkaloids, coumarins, flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, steroids, terpenes etc., are identified at molecular level using current analytical practices, which are unique characteristic, as finger, so known as fingerprints. The fingerprints are used for assessment of quality consistency and stability by visible observation and comparison of the standardized fingerprint pattern, have scientific potential to decipher the claims made on these drugs for authenticity and reliability of chemical constituents, with total traceability, which starts from the proper identification, season and area of collection, storage, their processing, stability during processing, and rationalizing the combinational in case of polyherbal drugs. These quality oriented documents have ample scientific logics so well accepted globally by regulatory authorities and industries, to determine intentional/ unintentional contamination, adulteration, pollutants, stability, quality, etc. parameters. Based on geo-climatic factors, a same plant species has different pharmacological properties due to different ingredients; such regional and morphological variations are identified by fingerprints, at the time of collection of the medicinal herb. The chromatographic (TLC, HPTLC, HPLC, GC,) and spectral (UV-Vis., FTIR, MNR, MS, LC-MS, GC-MS etc.) techniques have world-wide strong scientific approval as validated methods to generate the fingerprints of different chemical classes of active ingredients of herbal drugs. Presently there is a need for a book having all the fingerprinting techniques for herbal drugs at a place with theory, case studies and art to discover patentable forms. The present book is a mile stone in the subject, to be utilized by Scientists, Medical Doctors, Technicians, Industrialists, Researchers, and Students both in PG and UG levels.
  • The skin : morphophysiological traits and disease -- Botanical compounds and their dermatological and cosmetic uses -- Herbal cosmetic formulations : a fuzzy line between actives and vehicles -- Monographs of herbal principles.
  • This site features fact sheets on herbs and medicinal plants outlining where each herb is found, what it is used for, how it is used, and any safety concerns and possible drug interaction issues. Also includes publications, presentations, and educational materials on herbs. Searchable. Also available in Spanish. From the University of Texas (UT) at El Paso and UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program.
  • What is Allelopathy?, p. 1-13 -- Allelopathy in the Classical World-- Greece and Rome, p. 15-37 -- Arabic Works, p. 39-52 -- Ancient India, China and Japan, p. 53-66 -- Mediaeval Period and Renaissance, p. 67-101 -- The Eighteenth Century-- Root Excretion, p. 103-124 -- Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, and His Era, p. 125-157 -- The Decline of Allelopathy in the Latter Nineteenth Century, p. 159-194 -- Spencer Pickering, and The Woburn Experimental Fruit Farm, 1894-1921, p. 195-208 -- The USDA Bureau of Soils and Its Influence, p. 209-249 -- Approaching the Modern Era, p. 251-299.
  • The enzymatic basis of flavonoid biodiversity / Ragai K. Ibrahim and Dominique Anzellotti -- Structural, functional and evolutionary basis for methylation of plant small molecules / Joseph P. Noel ... [et al.] -- Regulation of anthocyanin pigmentation / Niloufer G. Irani, J. Marcela Hernandez and Erich Grotewold -- Localization of plant myrosinases and glucosinolates / Erik Andreasson and Lise Bolt Jorgensen -- Glucosinolate hydrolysis and its impact on generalist and specialist insect herbivores / Ute Wittstock ... [et al.] -- A novel myrosinase-glucosinolate defense system in cruciferous specialist aphids / John T. Rossiter, Alexnadra M. Jones and Atle M. Bones -- Multiple levels of control in the regulation of alkaloid biosynthesis / Peter J. Facchini ... [et al.] -- Biochemistry and molecular biology of indole alkaloid biosynthesis : the implication of recent discoveries / Vincenzo de Luca -- Chemical ecology of alkaloids exemplified with the pyrrolizidines / Dietrich Ober -- The chemical wizardry of isoprenoid metabolism in plants / Bryan T. Greenhagen ... [et al.] -- The sabath family of MTS in Arabidopsis Thaliana and other plant species / John C. D'Auria, Feng Chen, Eran Pichersky -- Xochipilli updated, terpenes from Mexican plants / Edmundo Lozoya-Gloria.
  • Terpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis / Sarah E. O'Connor, Elizabeth McCoy -- Pathways to diverse ergot alkaloid profiles in fungi / Daniel G. Panaccione, Christopher L. Schardl, Christine M. Coyle -- Compartmentalization of plant secondary metabolism / Nailish Samanani, Peter J. Facchini -- Comparative genomics of the shikimate pathways in Arabidopsis, Populus trichocarpa and Oryza sativa : shikimate pathway gene family structure and identification of candidates for missing links in pehnylalanine biosynthesis / Björn Hamberger ... [et al.] -- Tomato glandular trichomes as a model system for exploring evolution of specialized metabolism in a single cell / Eyal Fridman ... [et al.] -- Anacardic acid biosynthesis and bioactivity / David J. Schultz, Nalinie S. Wickramasinghe, Carolyn M. Klinge -- Molecular and biochemical investigations of sorgoleone biosynthesis / Daniel Cook ... [et al.] -- Biosynthesis of terpenophenolic metabolites in hop and cannabis / Jonathan E. Page, Jana Nagel -- Engineering pathway enzymes to understand the function and evolution of sterol structure and activity / Pruthvi Jayasimha ... [et al.] -- Methylation and demethylation of plant signaling molecules / Yue Yang ... [et al.] -- Recent advances in auxin biosynthesis and conjugation / Amber Kei Bowers, Yunde Zhao -- Auxin biology and biosynthesis / Jessica Calio, Yuen Yee Tam, Jennifer Normanly -- Translational opportunities in plant biochemistry / Cecilia A. McIntosh.
  • Phenotyping jasmonate regulation of senescence / Martin A. Seltmann and Susanne Berger -- Characterizing jasmonate regulation of male fertility in Arabidopsis / Bryan Thines, Ajin Mandaokar, and John Browse -- Phenotyping jasmonate regulation of root growth / Fabian Kellermeier and Anna Amtmann -- Bioassays for assessing jasmonate-dependent defenses triggered by pathogens, herbivorous insects, or beneficial Rhizobacteria / Saskia C.M. Van Wees ... [et al.] -- Elicitation of jasmonate-mediated defense responses by mechanical wounding and insect herbivory / Marco Herde, Abraham J.K. Koo, and Gregg A. Howe -- Pseudomonas syringae infection assays in Arabidopsis / Jian Yao, John Withers, and Sheng Yang He -- Jasmonate signaling in the field, part I : elicited changes in jasmonate pools of transgenic Nicotiana attenuata / Emmanuel Gaquerel ... [et al.] -- Jasmonate Signaling in the field, part II : insect-guided characterization of genetic variations in jasmonate-dependent defenses of transgenic and natural Nicotiana attenuata populations / Emmanuel Gaquerel ... [et al.] -- Profiling of jasmonic acid-related metabolites and hormones in wounded leaves / Yusuke Jikumaru -- Non-targeted approach for extended liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry profiling of free and esterified jasmonates after wounding / Gaëtan Glauser and Jean-Luc Wolfender -- Cell-specific detection of jasmonates by means of an immunocytological approach / Bettina Hause, Kati Mielke, and Susanne Forner -- Jasmonic acid-amino acid conjugation enzyme assays / Martha L. Rowe and Paul E. Staswick -- Pull-down analysis of interactions among jasmonic acid core signaling proteins / Sandra Fonseca and Roberto Solano -- Yeast two-hybrid analysis of jasmonate signaling proteins / Amparo Pérez Cuéllar ... [et al.] -- Modified bimolecular fluorescence complementation assay to study the inhibition of transcription complex formation by JAZ proteins / Tiancong Qi, Susheng Song, and Daoxin Xie -- Agroinfiltration of Nicotiana benthamiana leaves for co-localization of regulatory proteins involved in jasmonate signaling / Volkan Çevik and Kemal Kazan -- Electrophoretic mobility shift assay for the analysis of interactions of jasmonic acid-responsive transcription factors with DNA / Johan Memelink -- Transient expression assays in tobacco protoplasts / Robin Vanden Bossche ... [et al.] -- Functional analysis of jasmonic acid-responsive secondary metabolite transporters / Nobukazu Shitan, Akifumi Sugiyama, and Kazufumi Yazaki -- Expression analysis of jasmonate-responsive lectins in plants / Nausicaä Lannoo and Els J.M. Van Damme -- Profiling the jasmonic acid responses by nuclear magnetic resonance-based metabolomics / Hye Kyong Kim, Young Hae Choi, and Robert Verpoorte -- Metabolite profiling of plant tissues by liquid chromatography fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry / Jacob Pollier and Alain Goossens -- cDNA-AFLP-based transcript profiling for genome-wide expression analysis of jasmonate-treated plants and plant cultures / Janine Colling ... [et al.] -- Analysis of RNA-seq data with TopHat and cufflinks for genome-wide expression analysis of jasmonate-treated plants and plant cultures / Jacob Pollier, Stephane Rombauts, and Alain Goossens -- Transcriptome coexpression analysis using ATTED-II for integrated transcriptomic/metabolomic analysis / Keiko Yonekura-Sakakibara and Kazuki Saito -- Guide to CORNET for the construction of coexpression and protein-protein interaction networks / Stefanie De Bodt and Dirk Inzé.
  • Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology presents the latest techniques in fungal biology. This book analyzes information derived through real experiments, and focuses on cutting edge techniques in the field. The book comprises 57 chapters contributed from internationally recognised scientists and researchers. Experts in the field have provided up-to-date protocols covering a range of frequently used methods in fungal biology. Almost all important methods available in the area of fungal biology viz. taxonomic keys in fungi; histopathological and microscopy techniques; proteomics methods; genomics methods; industrial applications and related techniques; and bioinformatics tools in fungi are covered and complied in one book. Chapters include introductions to their respective topics, list of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting. Each chapter is self-contained and written in a style that enables the reader to progress from elementary concepts to advanced research techniques. Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology is a valuable tool for both beginner research workers and experienced professionals.
  • 1. Monoterpenes and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Michel Kenne Tchimene [and three others] -- 2. Sesquiterpenes from the medicinal plants of Africa / Maurice D. Awouafack [and three others] -- 3. Diterpenoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 4. Triterpenes and steroids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 5. Essential oils from the medicinal plants of Africa / Oladipupo A. Lawal and Isiaka A. Ogunwande -- 6. Simple phenols, phenolic acids, and related esters from the medicinal plants of Africa / Guy B. Kougan [and three others] -- 7. Phenylpropanoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Victor Kuete -- 8. Coumarins and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Herve Martial Poumale Poumale [and four others] -- 9. Flavonoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Bathelemy Ngameni [and nine others] -- 10. Quinones and benzophenones from the medicinal plants of Africa / Kenneth O. Eyong, Victor Kuete and Thomas Efferth -- 11. Xanthones and anthranoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Ofentse Mazimba [and three others] -- 12. Lignans and stilbenes from African medicinal plants / Apollinaire Tsopmo, Francis M. Awah and Victor Kuete -- 13. Tannins and related compounds from medicinal plants of Africa / Abdelaaty A. Shahat and Mohamed S. Marzouk -- 14. Alkaloids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Jean Duplex Wansi [and three others] -- 15. Ceramides, cerebrosides, and related long chains containing derivatives from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 16. Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities of African medicinal plants / Ashwell R. Ndhlala [and five others] -- 17. Antimalarial and other antiprotozoal products from African medicinal plants / Denis Zofou, Victor Kuete and Vincent P.K. Titanji -- 18. Antiproliferative potential of African medicinal plants / Victor Kuete, Katrin Viertel and Thomas Efferth -- 19. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of African medicinal plants / Christian Agyare [and three others] -- 20. Antidiabetes activity of African medicinal plants / Roland N. Ndip, Nicoline F. Tanih and Victor Kuete -- 21. Antioxidant activity of African medicinal plants / Mikhail Olugbemiro Nafiu, Musa Oyewole Salawu and Mutiu Idowu Kazeem -- 22. African medicinal plants acting on the reproductive, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems / Emmanuel Mouafo Tekwu, Veronique Penlap Beng and Victor Kuete -- 23. Legislation on medicinal plants in Africa / Mainen Julius Moshi and Paulo Peter Mhame -- 24. Medicinal plants market and industry in Africa / Jean P. Dzoyem, Emmanuel Tshikalange and Victor Kuete.
  • A unified and single-source reference book providing significant data on a wide spectrum of medicinal herbs practiced worldwide and their chemical ingredients. 350 plants are dealt with in detail dovetailing their distinguishing botanical characters, chemical components and biomarkers of all the useful parts, authentic medicinal properties and the pharmacological actions they elicit. Constituent compounds have been grouped according to their natural product classification. This book is intended to oncompass an in-depth coverage of the chemistry of "Plant Products" such as alkaloids, terponoids, phenolics, etc. Emerging trends like aromatherapy and antioxidant therapy are discussed and a user's guide is appended at the end.--excerpted from book jacket.
  • New strategies for traditional medicine -- Developing better herbal medicines in the post-genomic era -- Revitalization of the knowledge of herbs: a way forward to discovery of new drugs -- Ethnobotanical uses of the native flora from Brazilian north-eastern region -- Diversity and uses of the genus croton (euphorbiaceae) in Northeastern Brazil -- Ethnomedical knowledge among the "Quilombolas" from the Amazon region of Brazil with a special focus on plants used as nervous system tonics -- Advances in the knowledge of medicinal plants in Eastern Andalusia, Spain -- Tropical propolis: recent advances in chemical components and Botanical origin -- Anti-malarial plants used in folk medicine in Bangladesh -- Usnea sulcata motyka: an ethnomycological review of its use in traditional medicine -- Sirukurinjan: An ancient remedy for a modern incurable disease, diabetes -- Herbal drugs used for domestic animals -- Endophytes from medicinal plants as novel sources of bioactive compounds -- Advances in medicinal plants with antitumoral activity -- Medicinal plants: how are they used to treat neurological diseases? -- Inflammatory diseases: mechanisms and natural remedies -- Recent advances to evaluate anti-diabetic medicinal plants -- Botanical origin and Biological activity of propolis -- Bioactivity of plant essential oils -- Antibacterial and antiviral effects of aromatic plant-derived essential oils: a scientific and medicinal approach -- Strategies of solvent system selection for the isolation of natural products by countercurrent chromatography.
  • Medicinal plants classified in the family Annonaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Myristicaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Lauraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Piperaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Aristolochiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Nympheaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Menispermaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Polygonaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Myrsinaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Ebenaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Bombacaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Elaeocarpaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Capparaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Flacourtiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Passifloraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Cucurbitaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Connaraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Anisophylleaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Rosaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Thymeleaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Melastomataceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Rhizophoraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Olacaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Icacinaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Euphorbiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Sapindaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Anacardiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Simaroubaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Meliaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Rutaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Loganiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Gentianaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Apocynaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Asclepiadaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Solanaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Verbenaceae.
  • Ch. 1. Superorder Austrobaileyanae (Croizat) Doweld ex M.W. Chase & Reveal, 2009 -- ch. 2. Superorder Magnolianae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 3. Superorder Lilianae Takht, 1967 -- ch. 4. Superorder Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal, 1992 -- ch. 5. Superorder Rosanae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 6. Superorder Saxifraganae Reveal, 1994 -- ch. 7. Superorder Santalanae Thorne ex Reveal, 1992 -- ch. 8. Superorder Caryophyllanae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 9. Superorder Asteranae Takht., 1967.
  • Also available: Print – [v. 1], 1999
  • Elsevier now offers a series of derivative works based on the acclaimed Meyler's Side Effect of Drugs, 15th Edition. These individual volumes are grouped by specialty to benefit the practicing physician and/or clinician. Many of the drugs currently available to physicians have a long history of use as herbal remedies, including opium, aspirin, digitalis, and quinine. This volume will be a reference to health professionals and homeopathic practitioners in understanding the effects of herbal drugs. Surpasses the Physician's Desk Reference © by including clinical case studies and independent exper.
  • Mistletoe through cultural and medical history : the all-healing plant proves to be a cancer-specific remedy / Ramm, H. -- Chemical constituents of viscum album L. : implications for the pharmaceutical preparation of mistletoe / Urech, K.; Baumgartner, S. -- The anti-cancer activity of mistletoe preparations, as related to their polyphenolic profiles / Schramm, H.M. -- From Berlin and Witten to Southampton and Hamburg : 25 years of mistletoe research cooperation / Schumacher, U.; Pfüller, U. -- Mistletoe compounds as anti-cancer drugs : effects and mechanisms in the treatment of glioblastoma / Schötterl, S.; Naumann, U. -- Cancer surgery and supportive mistletoe therapy : from scepticism to randomised clinical trials / Galun, D.; Tröger, W.; Milicevic, M. -- Dissecting the anti-inflammatory effects of viscum album : inhibition of cytokine-induced expression of cyclo-oxygenase-2 and secretion of prostaglandin E2 / Elluru, S.R.; Saha, C.; Hedge, P.; Friboulet, A.; Bayry, J.; Kaveri, S.V. -- Dancing with the Devil : cancer-related fatigue, from inflammation to treatment options / Zänker, K.S.
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    Lists and classifies the plants of Syria, Palestine, and Egypt.
  • This book advances biomedical innovations to address the plethora of health problems afflicting the developing world. A panoply of cultural, economic, infrastructural, and other factors prevent many interventions currently popular in the developed world from being similarly effective in the developing world. This book discusses less-traditional approaches, such as naturally based biomaterials and therapeutics, an area that has traditionally been overlooked but has also demonstrated impressive potential for health applications in recent years. This book explores precisely the kinds of applications which can enable countries like India to access more effective, inexpensive treatments while also taking more ownership of their healthcare technologies and innovations.
  • Also available: Print – 2008
    Spliceosomal proteins in plants / Y. Ru, B.B. Wang and V. Brendel -- Analysis of alternative splicing in plants with bioinformatics tools / B.J. Haas -- Splice site requirements and switches in plants / M.A. Schuler -- U12-dependent intron splicing in plants / C.G. Simpson and J.W. Brown -- Plant SR proteins and their functions / A. Barta, M. Kalyna and Z.J. Lorkovic -- Spatiotemporal organization of pre-mRNA splicing proteins in plants / G.S. Ali and A.S. Reddy -- Regulation of splicing by protein phosphorylation / R. Fluhr -- mRNA cap binding proteins: effects on abscisic acid signal transduction, mRNA processing, and microarray analyses / J.M. Kuhn, V. Hugouvieux and J.I. Schroeder -- Messenger RNA 3' end formation in plants / A.G. Hunt -- State of decay: an update on plant mRNA turnover / D.A. Belostotsky -- Regulation of flowering time by RNA processing / L.C. Terzi and G.G. Simpson -- Alternative splicing in plant defense / W. Gassmann -- Nuclear RNA export and its importance in abiotic stress responses of plants / V. Chinnusamy, Z. Gong and J.K. Zhu -- Regulation of alternative splicing of pre-mRNAs by stresses / G.S. Ali and A.S. Reddy -- Intron-mediated regulation of gene expression / A.B. Rose -- The role of the plant nucleolus in pre-mRNA processing / J.W. Brown and P.J. Shaw.
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    "This work is the first monograph devoted solely to Bombax ceiba, popularly known as the Red Silk Cotton Tree. Consisting of seven chapters, it covers all relevant aspects of this plant, from its historical and spiritual importance, to its botanical characterization, pharmacognostical details and ethnobiological uses, to its scientific validation in various animal and human studies. Each part of the tree is of medicinal value and possesses many novel chemical constituents such as shamimicin, bombasin, bombamalone, bombamaloside etc. along with other bioactive secondary metabolites. The book presents the chemical structures of the most important constituents and highlights various pharmacological activities, predominantly antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-mutagenic, hypoglycemic, hypotensive, hepatoprotective and fibrinolytic, which may prove to be a source for the development of a novel phyto-pharmaceutical agent to treat diabetes, heart disease and cancer. In addition, separate chapters deal with the commercial and ecological significance of B. ceiba, as well as a case study on its conservation. Numerous color illustrations are included to identify the plant and to justify its nickname, the “Little Bird's Cafeteria”."--Publisher's website.
  • Technophysiology, evolution, and aging : towards a new image of aging / Paola S. Timiras -- Are there age-related changes in flavonoid bioavailability? / C-Y. Oliver Chen and Jeffrey B. Blumberg -- Trends in the analysis of phytochemicals : flavonoids and carotenoids / Eunmi Koh and Alyson E. Mitchell -- Anti-inflammatory botanicals : a case study of genetic screens as part of a pharmacogenomic approach / Moul Dey ... [et al.] -- Characteristics and functions of lutein and zeaxanthin within the human retina / Billy R. Hammond, Jr. and Lisa M. Renzi -- Phytochemicals and the aging brain / Stephane Bastianetto and Remi Quirion -- Green tea : skin care and skin diseases / Stephen D. Hsu -- Pomegranate phenolics antioxidant activities protect against cardiovascular diseases / Michael Aviram, Mira Rosenblat, and Bianca Fuhrman -- Customizing dietary recommendations by genotype in the era of genomics / Sina Vakili, Grace Jooyoung Shin, and Marie A. Caudill -- Development of a botanical combination product for allergy symptoms / Marc Lemay ... [et al.] -- Genotype-selective inhibition of IL-1 by botanicals : a nutrigenetics proof of principle / R. Keith Randolph.
  • "An examination of foods, botanicals, and phytochemicals as they relate to the prevention of age-related chronic diseases, this book discusses herbs and spices in cancer prevention; wine, phenolics, and cancer; anthocyanins in cardiovascular health; anti-inflammatories; skin photoprotection; beny phytochemicals; green tea catechins; and cognitive function in the elderly. The book begins with an overview of phytonutrients in human health and disease, and covers chronic disease prevention, bone and joint health, skin health, obesity and metabolism, and brain health. The final chapter describes an analytical technique 'proving very powerful in phytonutrient research in humans"--Provided by publisher.
  • Effect of Lifestyle, Aging, and Phytochemicals on the Onset of Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (n-9 Fatty Acids) on Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Flaxseed Oil (n-3 Fatty Acids) on Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Flavonoids on Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Green Tea Catechins on Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Curcumin on Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Resveratrol on Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Ginkgo biloba in Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Garlic Components on Neurological Disorders -- Beneficial Effects of Propolis on Neurological Disorders -- Perspective and Direction for Future Research on Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders.
  • The EMBL nucleotide sequence and genome reviews databases / Peter Sterk ... [et al.] -- Using GenBank / David Wheeler -- A collection of plant-specific genomic data and resources at NCBI / Tatiana Tatusova, Brian Smith-White, and James Ostell -- UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot / Emmanuel Boutet ... [et al.] -- Plant database resources at The Institute for Genomic Research / Agnes P. Chan... [et al.] -- MIPS plant genome information resources / Manuel Spannagl ...[et al.] -- HarvEST / Timothy J. Close ... [et al.] -- The TAIR database / Rebecca L. Poole -- AtEnsEMBL / Nick James ... [et al.] -- Accessing integrated Brasica genetic and genomic data using the BASC server / Christopher G. Love and David Edwards -- Leveraging model legume information to find candidate genes for soybean sudden death syndrome using the Legume Information System / Michael D. Gonzales ... [et al.] -- Legume resources : MtDB and / Ernest F. Retzel ... [et al.] -- BGI-RIS V2 / Ximiao He and Jun Wang -- GrainGenes / Helen O'Sullivan -- Gramene / Doreen Ware -- MaizGDB / Carolyn J. Lawrence -- BarleyBase/PLEXdb / Roger P. Wise ... [et al.] -- Reaping the benefits of SAGE / Stephen J. Robinson ... [et al.] -- Methods for analysis of gene expression in plants using MPSS / Kan Nobuta, Kalyan Vemaraju, and Blake C. Meyers -- Metabolomics data analysis, visualization, and integration / Lloyd W. Sumner, Ewa Urbanczyk-Wochniak, and Corey D. Broeckling -- KEGG bioinformatics resource for plant genomics research / Ali Masoudi-Nejad ... [et al.] -- International Crop Information System for germplasms data management / Arllet Portugal ... [et al.] -- Automated discovery of single nucleotide polymorphism and simple sequence repeat molecular genetic markers / Jacqueline Batley, Erica Jewell, and David Edwards -- Methods for gene ontology annotation / Emily Dimmer ... [et al.] -- Gene structure annotation at PlantGDB / Volker Brendel -- An introduction to BioPerl / Jason E. Stajich.
  • Plant tissue cultures / Anna Karkonen [and others] -- Computerized molecular modeling of carbohydrates / Alfred D. French and Glenn P. Johnson -- Oligosaccharide mass profiling (OLIMP) of cell wall polysaccharides by MALDI-TOF/MS / Markus Gunl, Florian Kraemaer, and Markus Pauly -- High-voltage paper electrophoresis (HVPE) of cell-wall building blocks and their metabolic precursors / Stephen C. Fry -- Carbohydrate gel electrophoresis / Florence Goubet, Paul Dupree, and Katja Salomon Johansen -- Monoclonal antibodies, carbohydrate-binding modules, and the detection of polysaccharides in plant cell walls / Cecile Herve, Susan E. Marcus, and J. Paul Knox -- Screening and characterization of plant cell walls using carbohydrate microarrays / Iben Sorensen and William G.T. Willats -- Electron tomography and immunogold labelling as tools to analyse de novo assembly of plant cell walls / Marisa S. Otegui -- Analysing cellulose biosynthesis with confocal microscopy / Meera Nair and Seth DeBolt -- Visual mapping of cell wall biosynthesis / Yumiko Sakuragi, Morten H.H. Norholm, and Henrick V. Scheller -- Atomic force microscopy of plant cell walls / Andrew R. Kirby -- Using solid-state 13C NMR spectroscopy to study the molecular organization of primary plant cell walls / Tracey J. Bootten [and others] -- Formation of cellulose-based composites with hemicelluloses and pectins using gluconacetobacter fermentation / Deirdre Mikkelsen and Michael J. Gidley -- Structural proteins of the primary cell wall : extraction, purification, and analysis / Derek T.A. Lamport, Li Tan, and Marcia J. Kieliszewski -- New insights into the control of cell growth / Claudia Blaukopf, Matthaus Z. Krol, and Georg J. Seifert -- Extraction and detection of Arabinogalactan proteins / Zoe A. Popper -- Characterization of plant cell wall proteome using high-throughput screens / Sang-Jik Lee and Jocelyn K.C. Rose -- Knocking out the wall : protocols for gene targeting in Physcomitrella patens / Alison W. Roberts [and others] -- Measuring in vitro extensibility of growing plant cell walls / Daniel J. Cosgrove.
  • Plant chromosome engineering 2011
    Springer Protocols
    Recent advances in plant transformation -- Engineering the plastid genome of nicotiana sylvestris, a diploid model species for plastid genetics -- Homologous recombination in plants : An antireview -- Chromosome painting for plant biotechnology -- Plant B chromosomes -- Telomere truncation in plants -- Engineered plant minichromosomes -- Method for bxb1-mediated site-specific integration in planta -- Targeted mutagenesis in arabidopsis using zinc-finger nucleases -- Vectors and methods for hairpin RNA and artificial microRNA-mediated gene silencing in plants -- Recombinant protein expression in nicotiana -- Chromosome analysis and sorting using flow cytometry -- Super-stretched pachytene chromosomes for plant molecular cytogenetic mapping -- Cytological dissection of the triticeae chromosomes by the gametocidal system -- Development and use of oat-maize chromosome additions and radiation hybrids -- Enhancer trapping in plants -- Chromatin beacons : Global sampling of chromatin physical properties using chromatin charting lines -- Transposable elements as catalysts for chromosome rearrangements.
  • Growth protocols for model plants in developmental biology / Lars Hennig -- Grafting as a research tool / Colin G.N. Turnbull -- Virus-induced gene silencing as a reverse genetics tool to study gene function / Steven Bernacki ... [et al.] -- The CRE/lox system as a tool for developmental studies at the cell and tissue level / Guy Wachsman and Renze Heidstra -- Inducible gene expression systems for plants / Lorenzo Borghi -- Trichome development in Arabidopsis / Joachim F. Uhrig and Martin Hülskamp -- Phenotyping the development of leaf area in Arabidopsis thaliana / Sarah J. Cookson ... [et al.] -- Analyzing shoot apical meristem development / Cristel C. Carles ... [et al.] -- Analyzing floral meristem development / Elisa Fiume ... [et al.] -- Female gametophytic mutants : diagnosis and characterization / Ronny Völz and Rita Gross-Hardt -- Pollen tube development / Mark A. Johnson and Benedikt Kost -- Analysis of root meristem size development / Serena Perilli and Sabrina Sabatini -- Phenotypic characterization of photomorphogenic responses during plant development / Thomas Kretsch -- Kinematic analysis of cell division and expansion / Bart Rymen ... [et al.] -- Flowering time control / Yvonne Möller-Steinbach, Cristina Alexandre, and Lars Hennig -- mRNA detection by whole mount in situ hybridization (WISH) or sectioned tissue in situ hybridization (SISH) in Arabidopsis / Yvonne Stahl and Rüdiger Simon -- Immunolocalization of proteins in plants / Michael Sauer and Jiří Friml -- Detection of small non-coding RNAs / Tamas Dalmay -- Quantitative real time PCR in plant developmental biology / Vivien Exner -- Luciferase and green fluorescent protein reporter genes as tools to determine protein abundance and intracellular dynamics / András Viczián and Stefan Kircher -- Fluorescence-activated cell sorting in plant developmental biology / Anjali S. Iyer-Pascuzzi and Philip N. Benfey -- Laser microdissection of paraffin-embedded plant tissues for transcript profiling / Robert C. Day -- Utilizing bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC) to assay protein-protein interaction in plants / Nir Ohad and Shaul Yalovsky -- The split luciferase complementation assay / Naohiro Kato and Jason Jones -- Co-immunoprecipitation and protein blots / Erika Isono and Claus Schwechheimer -- Probing protein-protein interactions with FRET-FLIM / Christoph Bücherl ... [et al.] -- Plant chromatin immunoprecipitation / Corina B.R. Villar and Claudia Köhler -- Immunocytological analysis of chromatin in isolated nuclei / Penka Pavlova ... [et al.] -- Bisulphite sequencing of plant genomic DNA / Ernst Aichinger and Claudia Köhler.
  • Zygotic embryo culture : an overview / Tegan M. Haslam and Edward C. Yeung -- In vitro fertilization with rice gametes: production of zygotes and zygote and embryo culture / Takashi Okamoto -- Canola zygotic embryo culture / Nicole S. Ramesar-Fortner and Edward C. Yeung -- Immature seeds and embryos of Medicago truncatula cultured in vitro / Sergio J. Ochatt -- In vitro culture and germination of terrestrial asian orchid seeds / Yung-I. Lee -- In vitro culture of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) zygotic embryos / Florent Engelmann, Bernard Malaurie, and Oulo N'Nan -- Immature embryo rescue and culture / Xiuli Shen, Fred G. Gmitter, Jr., and Jude W. Grosser -- Chickpea hybridization using in vitro techniques / Nalini Mallikarjuna and Fred J. Muehlbauer -- Muskmelon embryo rescue techniques using in vitro embryo culture / Hector Gordon Nunez-Palenius, Rafael Ramirez-Malagon, and Neftali Ochoa-Alejo -- Phaseolus immature embryo rescue technology / Pascal Geerts ... [et al.] -- Wide crossing in lentil through embryo rescue / Richard Fratini and Maria L. Ruiz -- Generation of interspecific hybrids of Trifolium using embryo rescue techniques / Ajoy Kumar Roy, Devendra Ram Malaviya and Pankaj Kaushal -- Cryopreservation of embryos : an overview / Florent Engelmann -- Cryogenic technologies for the long-term storage of Citrus germplasm / Anna De Carlo, Maurizio Lambardi, and Elif Aylin Ozudogru -- Cryopreservation of zygotic embryonic axes and somatic embryos of european chestnut / Ana M. Vieitez, M. Carmen San-Jose and Elena Corredoira -- Cryopreservation of Ilex immature zygotic embryos / Luis Mroginski ... [et al.] -- Use of zygotic embryos as explants for in vitro propagation : an overview / Mohamed Elhiti and Claudio Stasolla -- Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in the culture of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) heynh. immature zygotic embryos / Malgorzata D. Gaj -- Pine somatic embryogenesis using zygotic embryos as explants / Gerald S. Pullman and Kylie Bucalo -- Micropropagation of Phalaenopsis orchids via protocorms and protocorm-like bodies / Kee Yoeup Paek, Eun Joo Hahn, and So Young Park -- Genetic transformation protocols using zygotic embryos as explants : an overview / Muhammad Tahir, Ejaz A. Waraich, and Claudio Stasolla -- Genetic transformation using maize immature zygotic embryos / Bronwyn Frame ... [et al.] -- Biolistic-mediated transformation protocols for maize and pearl millet using pre-cultured immature zygotic embryos and embryogenic tissue / Martha M. O'Kennedy, Hester C. Stark and Nosisa Dube -- Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation of cereals using immature embryos / Ashok K. Shrawat and Allen G. Good.
  • Plant embryogenesis 2008
    Springer Protocols
    Arabidopsis embryogenesis / Soomin Park and John J. Harada -- Maize embryogenesis / Pilar Fontanet and Carlos M. Vicient -- Spruce embryogenesis / Sara von Arnold and David Clapham -- In vitro fertilization with isolated higher plant gametes / Erhard Kranz, Yoichiro Hoshino, and Takashi Okamoto -- In vitro culture of Arabidopsis embryos / Michael Sauer and Jiří Friml -- Culture and time-lapse tracking of barley microspore-derived embryos / Simone de F. Maraschin ... [et al.] -- Isolation of embryo-specific mutants in Arabidopsis : plant transformation / Nai-You Liu, Zhi-Feng Zhang, and Wei-Cai Yang -- Isolation of embryo-specific mutants in Arabidopsis : genetic and phenotypic analysis / Nai-You Liu, Zhi-Feng Zhang, and Wei-Cai Yang -- Laser-capture microdissection to study global transcriptional changes during plant embryogenesis / Stuart A. Casson, Matthew W.B. Spencer, and Keith Lindsey -- Promoter trapping system to study embryogenesis / Robert Blanvillain and Patrick Gallois -- Visualization of auxin gradients in embryogenesis / Michael Sauer and Jiří Friml -- Intercellular trafficking of macromolecules during embryogenesis / Insoon Kim and Patricia C. Zambryski -- Immunolocalization of proteins in somatic embryos : applications for studies on the cytoskeleton / Andrei P. Smertenko and Patrick J. Hussey -- Detection of programmed cell death in plant embryos / Lada H. Filonova, María F. Suárez, and Peter V. Bozhkov.
  • Plant genomes 2008
    Paleopolyploidy and its impact on the structure and function of modern plant genomes / A.H. Paterson -- Genomic history and gene family evolution in angiosperms: challenges and opportunities / J. Sampedro, D. Cosgrove -- The evolutionary position of subfunctionalization, downgraded / M. Freeling -- Grass genome structure and evolution / J. Messing, J.L. Bennetzen -- Phylogenetic insights into the pace and pattern of plant genome size evolution / C.E. Grover, J.S. Hawkins, J.F. Wendel -- Plant transposable elements / J.M. Deragon, J.M. Casacuberta, O. Panaud -- Plant sex chromosomes / D. Charlesworth -- Plant centromeres / J.C. Lamb ... [et al.] -- MiRNAs in the plant genome: all things great and small / B.C. Meyers, P.J. Green, C. Lu -- Recent insights into the evolution of genetic diversity of maize / A. Rafalski, S. Tingey -- The rice genome structure as a trail from the past to beyond / T. Sasaki.
  • Role of model plant species / Richard Flavell -- New technologies for ultra-high throughput genotyping in plants / Nikki Appleby, David Edwards, and Jacqueline Batley -- Genetic maps and the use of synteny / Chris Duran, David Edwards, and Jacqueline Batley -- A simple TAE-based method to generate large insert BAC libraries from plant species / Bu-Jun Shi, J. Perry Gustafson, and Peter Langridge -- Transcript profiling and expression level mapping / Elena Potokina, Arnis Druka, and Michael J. Kearsey -- Methods for functional proteomic analyses / Christof Rampitsch and Natalia V. Bykova -- Stable transformation of plants / Huw D. Jones and Caroline A. Sparks -- Transient transformation of plants / Huw D. Jones, Angela Doherty, and Caroline A. Sparks -- Bridging the gene-to-function knowledge gap through functional genomics / Stephen J. Robinson and Isobel A.P. Parkin -- Heterologous and cell-free protein expression systems / Naser Farrokhi ... [et al.] -- Functional genomics and structural biology in the definition of gene function / Maria Hrmova and Geoffrey B. Fincher -- In situ analysis of gene expression in plants / Sinéad Drea ... [et al.] -- Plant and crop databases / David E. Matthews, Gerard R. Lazo, and Olin D. Anderson -- Plant genome annotation methods / Shu Ouyang ... [et al.] -- Molecular plant breeding : methodology and achievements / Rajeev K. Varshney ... [et l.] -- Practical delivery of genes to the marketplace / David A. Fischhoff and Molly N. Cline -- Ecological genomics of natural plant populations : the Israeli perspective / Eviatar Nevo -- Genome sequencing approaches and successes / Michael Imelfort ... [et al.]
  • 1. Using reverse genetics to develop small knockout collections for specific biological questions / J. Northey and P. McCourt -- 2. Visualizing auxin transport routes in Arabidopsis leaf primordial / Danielle Marcos and Thomas Berleth -- 3. Gene expression analyses for elucidating mechanisms of hormonal action in plants / George W. Bassel and Nicholas J. Provart -- 4. Measurement of plant hormones by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry / Stacey J. Owen and Suzanne R. Abrams -- 5. Measurement of abscisic acid and gibberellins by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry / Masanori Okamoto ... [et al.] -- 6. Pull-down assays for plant hormone research / Stefab Kepinski -- 7. Binding assays for brassinosteroid receptors / Ana Caño-Delgado and Zhi-Yong Wang -- 8. Binding assays for abscisic acid receptors / Fawzi A. Razem and Robert D. Hill -- 9. Cytokinin sensing systems using microorganisms / Masayuki Higuchi, Tatsuo Kakimoto and Takeshi Mizuno -- 10. Hormone-binding assay using living bacteria expressing eukaryotic receptors / Georgy A. Romanov and S.N. Lomin -- 11. Discovery of plant microRNAs and short-interfering RNAs by deep parallel sequencing / Padmanabhan Chellappan and Hailing Jin -- 12. The use of chemical genomics to investigate pathways intersecting auxin-dependent responses and endomembrane trafficking in Arabidopsis thaliana / Lorena Norambuena, Glenn R. Hicks and Natasha V. Raikhel.
  • Studying NB-LRR immune receptor localization by agroinfiltration transient expression / Patrick Cournoyer and S.P. Dinesh-Kumar -- Fragment complementation and co-immunoprecipitation assays for understanding R protein structure and function / Peter Moffett -- Purification of resistance protein complexes using a biotinylated affinity (HPB) tag / Yiping Qi and Fumiaki Katagiri -- Biochemical purification of native immune protein complexes / James M. Elmore and Gitta Coaker -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation to identify global targets of WRKY transcription factor family members involved in plant immunity / Mario Roccaro and Imre E. Somssich -- Dose-response to and systemic movement of dexamethasone in the GVG-inducible transgene system in Arabidopsis / Xueqing Geng and David Mackey -- Quantifying alternatively spliced mRNA via capillary electrophoresis / Xue-Cheng Zhang and Walter Gassmann -- Constructing haustorium-specific cDNA libraries from rust fungi / Ann-Maree Catanzariti [and others] -- Microaspiration of esophageal gland cells and cDNA library construction for identifying parasitism genes of plant-parasitic nematodes / Richard S. Hussey, Guozhong Huang, and Rex Allen -- Construction of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 mutant and polymutant strains / Brian H. Kvitko and Alan Collmer -- A straightforwward protocol for electro-transformation of Phytophthora capsici zoospores / Edgar Huitema, Matthew Smoker, and Sophien Kamoun -- Propagation, storage, and assays with Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis : a model oomycete pathogen of Arabidopsis / John M. McDowell [and others] -- Assaying effector function in planta using double-barreled particle bombardment / Shiv D. Kale and Brett M. Tyler -- Assays for effector-mediated suppression of programmed cell death in yeast / Yuanchao Wang and Qian Huang -- Purification in effector-target protein complexes via transient expression in Nicotiana benthamiana / Joe Win, Sophien Kamoun, and Alexandrea M.E. Jones -- Imaging fluorescently tagged Phytophthora effector proteins inside infected plant tissue / Petra C. Boevink, Paul R.J. Birch, and Stephen C. Whisson -- Immunolocalization of pathogen effectors / Eric Kemen, Kurt Mendgen, and Ralf T. Voegele -- Laser capture microdissection of nematode feeding cells / Nagabhushana Ithal and Melissa G. Mitchum -- Laser microdissection of plant-fungus interaction sites and isolation of RNA for downstream expression profiling / Divya Chandran, Noriko Inada, and Mary C. Wildermuth -- Global expression profiling of RNA from laser microdissected cells at fungal-plant interaction sites / Divya Chandran, Greg Hather, and Mary C. Wildermuth -- Visualizing cellular dynamics in plant-microbe interactions using fluorescent-tagged proteins / William Underwood, Serry Koh, and Shauna C. Somerville.
  • Plant lipid signaling protocols 2013
    Springer Protocols
    As scientist begin to understand the complexity of lipid signaling and its roles in plant biology, there is an increasing interest in their analysis. Due to the low abundancy and transient nature of some of these hydrophobic compounds, this is not always easy. In Plant Lipid Signaling Protocols, expert researchers in the field detail experimental approaches by which plant signaling lipids can be studied. These methods and techniques include analysis of plant signaling lipids, including detailed protocols to detect various relevant compounds by targeted or non-targeted approaches; to assay relevant enzyme activities in biological material or using recombinant enzymes; to test for specific binding of signaling lipids to protein partners; or to visualize signaling lipids or lipid-derived signals in living plant cells. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and key tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Plant Lipid Signaling Protocols aids plant researchers in the continuing to study the roles of lipid signals.
  • Plant metabolomics 2006
  • Roles and functions of plant mineral nutrients / Frans J.M. Maathuis and Eugene Diatloff -- Plant growth and cultivation / Dorina Podar -- Protocols for growing plant symbioses: mycorrhiza / Michael Schultze -- Protocols for growing plant symbioses: rhizobia / Benjamin Gourion, Marie Bourcy, Viviane Cosson, and Pascal Ratet -- Plant cell suspension cultures / Roberto Moscatiello, Barbara Baldan, and Lorella Navazio -- Soil analysis using visible and near infrared spectroscopy / Johanna Wetterlind, Bo Stenberg, and Raphael A. Viscarra Rossel -- Mineral composition analysis: measuring anion uptake and anion concentrations in plant tissues / Malcolm J. Hawkesford, Saroj Parmar, and Peter Buchner -- Multielement plant tissue analysis using ICP spectrometry / T.H. Hansen, T.C. de Bang, K.H. Laursen, P. Pedas, S. Husted, and J.K. Schjoerring -- Mapping element distributions in plant tissues using synchrotron X-ray fluorescence techniques / Erica Donner, Martin D. de Jonge, Peter M. Kopittke, and Enzo Lombi -- Flux measurements of cations using radioactive tracers / D.T. Britto and H.J. Kronzucker -- Ion flux measurements using the MIFE technique / Sergey Shabala, Lana Shabala, Jayakumar Bose, Tracey Cuin, and Ian Newman -- Sampling and analysis of phloem sap / Sylvie Dinant and Julia Kehr -- Methods for xylem sap collection / M. Alexou and A.D. Peuke -- Plant single cell sampling / Wieland Fricke -- Measurements of cytosolic ion concentrations in live cells / Veena S. Anil, Kavitha P.G., Sam Kuruvilla, Pavan Kumar, and M.K. Mathew -- Real time measurement of cytoplasmic ions with ion-selective microelectrodes / Anthony J. Miller -- Large-scale plant ionomics / John M.C. Danku, Brett Labner, Elena Yakubova, and David E. Salt -- Applications of high-throughput plant phenotyping to study nutrient use efficiency / Bettina Berger, Bas de Regt, and Mark Tester.
  • The tomato leaf as a model system for organogenesis -- Usefulness of Physcomitrella patens for studying plant organogenesis -- The dicot root as a model system for studying organogenesis -- Genetic control of root organogenesis in cereals -- Gene expression analysis of aquatic angiosperms podostemaceae to gain insight into the evolution of their enigmatic morphology -- Brown algae as a model for plant organogenesis -- Microscopic analysis of ovule development in Arabidopsis thaliana -- Imaging of phenotypes, gene expression, and protein localization during embryonic root formation in Arabidopsis -- Inducible system for lateral roots in Arabidopsis thaliana and maize -- Adventitious root induction in Arabidopsis thaliana as a model for in vitro root organogenesis -- High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems -- Small-molecule screens to study lateral root development -- Cell lineage analyses in living tissues -- Protein immunolocalization in maize tissues -- Auxin immunolocalization in plant tissues -- Gene expression analysis of shoot apical meristem cell types -- Kinematic analysis of cell division in leaves of mono- and dicotyledonous species: A basis for understanding growth and developing refined molecular sampling strategies -- Regeneration in arabidopsis tissue culture -- Isolation and analysis of mRNAs from specific cell types of plants by ribosome immunopurification -- Analyzing small and long RNAs in plant development using non-radioactive in situ hybridization -- Analyzing protein distribution in plant tissues using "Whole-mount" Immunolocalization -- Culture methods and mutant generation in the filamentous brown algae Ectocarpus siliculosus -- Building simulation models of developing plant organs using VirtualLeaf.
  • v. 1. The Background.
  • Plant proteomics 2007
  • Total protein extraction with TCA-acetone / Valérie Méchin, Catherine Damerval, and Michel Zivy -- Phenol extraction of proteins for proteomic studies of recalcitrant plant tissues / Mireille Faurobert, Esther Pelpoir, and Jamila Chaïb -- Protein extraction from cereal seeds / Gérard Branlard and Emmanuelle Blancel -- Protein extraction from xylem and phloem sap / Julia Kehr and Martijn Rep -- Protein extraction from woody plants / Christophe Plomion and Céline Lalanne -- Isolation of chloroplast proteins from Arabidopsis thaliana for proteome analysis / Klaas J. van Wijk, Jean-Benoit Peltier, and Lisa Giacomelli -- Isolation and subfractionation of plant mitochondria for proteomic analysis / Holger Eubel, Joshua L. Heazlewood, and A. Harvey Millar -- Extraction of nuclear proteins from root meristematic cells / Fernando González-Camacho and Francisco Javier Medina -- Isolation of nuclear proteins / Setsuko Komatsu -- Isolation of cell wall proteins from Medicago sativa stems / Bonnie S. Watson and Lloyd W. Sumner -- Plant plasma membrane protein extraction and solubilization for proteomic analysis / Véronique Santoni -- Detergents and chaotropes for protein solubilization before two-dimensional electrophoresis / Thierry Rabilloud ... [et al.] -- Two-dimensional electrophoresis for plant proteomics / Walter Weiss and Angelika Görg -- Visible and fluorescent staining of two-dimensional gels / François Chevalier, Valérie Rofidal, and Michel Rossignol -- Two-dimensional differential in-gel electrophoresis (DIGE) of leaf and roots of Lycopersicon esculentum / Matthew Keeler ... [et al.] -- Quantitative analysis of 2D gels / Michel Zivy -- Multivariate data analysis of proteome data / Kåre Engkilde, Susanne Jacobsen, and Ib Søndergaard -- Edman sequencing of plant proteins from 2D gels / Setsuko Komatsu -- Peptide mass fingerprinting: identification of proteins by MALDI-TOF / Nicolas Sommerer, Delphine Centeno, and Michel Rossignol -- Protein identification using nano liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry / Luc Negroni -- Two-dimensional nanoflow liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry of proteins extracted from rice leaves and roots / Linda Breci and Paul A. Haynes -- Separation, identification, and profiling of membrane proteins by GFC/IEC/SDS-PAGE and MALDI TOF MS / Wojciech Szponarski ... [et al.] -- The PROTICdb database for 2-DE proteomics / Olivier Langella, Michel Zivy, and Johann Joets -- Identification of phosphorylated proteins / Maria V. Turkina and Alexander V. Vener -- Plant proteomics and glycosylation / Anne-Catherine Fitchette ... [et al.] -- Blue-native gel electrophoresis for the characterization of protein complexes in plants / Jesco Heinemeyer, Dagmar Lewejohann, and Hans-Peter Braun -- Electroelution of intact proteins from SDS-PAGE gels and their subsequent MALDI-TOF MS analysis / Zhentian Lei ... [et al.] -- Generation of plant protein microarrays and investigation of antigen-antibody interactions / Birgit Kersten and Tanja Feilner -- Phosphorylation studies using plant protein microarrays / Tanja Feilner and Birgit Kersten.
  • Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data / Shrinivasrao P. Mane, Thero Modise, Bruno W. Sobral -- Identification of Plant microRNAs Using Expressed Sequence Tag Analysis / Taylor P. Frazier, Baohong Zhang -- Microarray Data Analysis / Saroj K. Mohapatra, Arjun Krishnan -- Setting Up Reverse Transcription Quantitative-PCR Experiments / Madana M. Ambavaram, Andy Pereira -- Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana and Other Plant Species / Andrew Hayward, Meenu Padmanabhan, S. P. Dinesh-Kumar -- Agroinoculation and Agroinfiltration: Simple Tools for Complex Gene Function Analyses / Zarir Vaghchhipawala, Clemencia M. Rojas, Muthappa Senthil-Kumar, Kirankumar S. Mysore -- Full-Length cDNA Overexpressor Gene Hunting System (FOX Hunting System) / Mieko Higuchi, Youichi Kondou, Takanari Ichikawa, Minami Matsui -- Activation Tagging with En/Spm-I /dSpm Transposons in Arabidopsis / Nayelli Marsch-Martínez, Andy Pereira -- Activation Tagging and Insertional Mutagenesis in Barley / Michael A. Ayliffe, Anthony J. Pryor -- Methods for Rice Phenomics Studies / Chyr-Guan Chern, Ming-Jen Fan, Sheng-Chung Huang, Su-May Yu, Fu-Jin Wei, Cheng-Chieh Wu, Arunee Trisiriroj, Ming-Hsing Lai, Shu Chen, Yue-Ie C. Hsing -- Development of an Efficient Inverse PCR Method for Isolating Gene Tags from T-DNA Insertional Mutants in Rice / Sung-Ryul Kim, Jong-Seong Jeon, Gynheung An -- Transposon Insertional Mutagenesis in Rice / Narayana M. Upadhyaya, Qian-Hao Zhu, Ramesh S. Bhat -- Reverse Genetics in Medicago truncatula Using Tnt1 Insertion Mutants / Xiaofei Cheng, Jiangqi Wen, Million Tadege, Pascal Ratet, Kirankumar S. Mysore -- Screening Arabidopsis Genotypes for Drought Stress Resistance / Amal Harb, Andy Pereira -- Protein Tagging for Chromatin Immunoprecipitation from Arabidopsis / Stefan Folter -- Yeast One-Hybrid Screens for Detection of Transcription Factor DNA Interactions / Pieter B. Ouwerkerk, Annemarie H. Meijer -- Plant Metabolomics by GC-MS and Differential Analysis / Joel L. Shuman, Diego F. Cortes, Jenny M. Armenta, Revonda M. Pokrzywa, Pedro Mendes, Vladimir Shulaev -- Gramene Database: A Hub for Comparative Plant Genomics / Pankaj Jaiswal.
  • Plant secondary metabolites 2007
    Springer Protocols
  • Multiple dimensions in plant signal transduction : an overview / Jorge J. Casal -- Phenotyping of Arabidopsis mutants for developmental effects of gene deletions / Cordelia Bolle -- Phenotyping of abiotic responses and hormone treatment in Arabidopsis / Cordelia Bolle -- Accurate real-time reverse transcription quantitative PCR / Marco Klatte and Petra Bauer -- Probing spatio-temporal intracellular calcium variations in plants / Axel Mithöfer, Christian Mazars, and Massimo E. Maffei -- Dynamic redox measurements with redox-sensitive GFP in plants by confocal laser scanning microscopy / Andreas J. Meyer and Thorsten Brach -- Imaging reactive oxygen species in vivo / Steven M. Driever ... [et al.] -- Identification of thioredoxin targeted proteins using thioredoxin single cysteine mutant-immobilized resin / Ken Motohashi, Patrick G.N. Romano, and Toru Hisabori -- Determination of in vivo protein phosphorylation in photosynthetic membranes / Julia P. Vainonen, Alexander V. Vener, and Eva-Mari Aro -- Examining protein stability and its relevance for plant growth and development / Claus Schwechheimer ... [et al.] -- Probing circadian rhythms in Chlamydomonas rheinhardtii by functional proteomics / Volker Wagner and Maria Mittag -- Bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC) to study protein-protein interactions in living plant cells / Katia Schütze, Klaus Harter, and Christina Chaban -- Fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy of plant proteins / Hideki Muto, Masataka Kinjo, and Kotaro T. Yamamoto -- The determination of protein-protein interactions by the mating-based split-ubiquitin-system (mbSUS) / Christopher Grefen, Petr Obrdlik, and Klaus Harter -- Functional complementation of yeast mutants to study plant signalling pathways / Norbert Mehlmer, Elisabeth Scheikl-Pourkhalil, and Markus Teige -- Phosphatase activities analyzed by in vivo expressions / Alois Schweighofer, Zahra Ayatollahi, and Irute Meskiene -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation experiments to investigate in vivo binding of Arabidopsis transcription factors to target sequences / Benjamin Fode and Christiane Gatz -- Fluorescence-based electrophoretic mobility shift assay in the analysis of DNA-binding proteins / Sebastian Steiner and Thomas Pfannschmidt -- Analysis of plant regulatory DNA sequences by the yeast-one-hybrid assay / Dierk Wanke and Klaus Harter -- Analysis of plant regulatory DNA sequences by transient protoplast assays and computer aided sequence evaluation / Kenneth W. Berendzen, Klaus Harter, and Dierk Wanke -- RNA protein interaction mediating post-transcriptional regulation in the circadian system / Jan C. Schöning and Dorothee Staiger.
  • Transposable elements are DNA sequences with the capacity to move within a genome. Although their presence and impact has long been known, the recent genome-wide analysis of many eukaryotic genomes has uncovered their major role in genome dynamics and function. The present book explains how to recognize and study transposable elements, e.g. by using state-of-the-art strategies based on new-generation sequencing. Moreover, the impact of transposable elements on plant genome structure and function is reviewed in detail and illustrated in examples and case studies. The book is intended both for readers familiar with the field and for newcomers. With large-scale sequencing becoming increasingly available, more and more people will come across transposable element sequences in their data, and this volume will hopefully help to convince them that transposable elements are not just "junk" DNA, and may actually be the most interesting and fun part of their data!
  • Plant viral vectors 2014
    In this volume, the authors provide an excellent overview of how far the plant viral vector field has come. The discipline is no longer exclusively in the domain of academics-there is a small, but growing number of small biotechnology companies that exploit plant viruses as the platform for commercial innovation in crop improvement, industrial product manufacturing, and human and veterinary health care.
  • Plant-derived vaccines : technologies & applications / Franco M. Buonaguro -- Patents and molecular farming / Pascal M.W. Drake & Harry Thangaraj -- In planta production of recombinant and indigenous adjuvants / Antonio Granell, Asun Fernandez-del-Carmen & Diego Orzáez -- Rapid and high-yield production of immunotherapeutic plant-made antibodies / Cristina Capodicasa, Marcello Donini, Maria Elena Villani & Eugenio Benvenuto -- Vaccine peptide display on recombinant tobacco mosaic virus particles / Tatiana V. Komarova, Igor V. Petrunia & Yuri L. Dorokhov -- Plastid transformation as a tool for plant-based production of vaccines and therapeutic proteins / Paolo Lenzi, Nunzia Scotti, Pal Maliga & Teodoro Cardi -- Prophylactic and therapeutic HPV vaccines from plants / Edward P. Rybicki, Colomba Giorgi & Rosella Franconi -- Plant-derived anti-HIV-1 proteins / Nunzia Scotti, Luigi Buonaguro, Maria Lina Tornesello, Teodoro Cardi & Franco Maria Buonaguro -- Plant-based hepatitis B vaccines / Sergei N. Shchelkunov & Galina A. Shchelkunova -- Influenza vaccines : new perspectives from plants / Chiara Lico, Giampaolo Buriani, Floriana Capuano, Eugenio Benvenuto & Selene Baschieri -- Plant-made mucosal vaccines / Rurick K. Salyaev, Maria Manuela Rigano & Natalya I. Rekoslavskaya -- Current status of plant-made veterinary vaccines / Assunta Pelosi, Claire Penney, Huai-Yian Ling & Amanda M. Walmsley.
  • The use of protoplasts to study innate immune responses / Ping He, Libo Shan, and Jen Sheen -- Marker-exchange mutagenesis and complementation strategies for the gram-negative bacteria Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae / Sang-Won Lee and Pamela C. Ronald -- Whole-genome analysis to identify type III-secreted effectors / Boris A. Vinatzer and Jean T. Greenberg -- In planta expression of oomycete and fungal genes / Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Edgar Huitema, and Sophien Kamoun -- Use of nipponbare bac clones for physical mapping of an R gene locus in rice / Jong-Seong Jeon and Pamela C. Ronald -- Agrobacterium-mediated transformation to create an insertion library in magnaporthe grisea / Sara L.Tucker and Marc J. Orbach -- Identification of components in disease-resistance signaling in arabidopsis by map-based cloning / Yuelin Zhang, Jane Glazebrook, and Xin Li -- Yeast two-hybrid approaches to dissecting the plant defense response / Mawsheng Chern, Todd Richter, and Pamela C. Ronald -- Use of rolling-circle amplification for large-scale yeast two-hybrid analyses / Xiaodong Ding, Yan Zhang, and Wen-Yuan Song -- Preparative denaturing isoelectric focusing for enhancing sensitivity of proteomic studies / Antonio Serna-Sanz, Greg Rairdan, and Scott C. Peck -- Use of massively parallel signature sequencing to study genes expressed during the plant defense response / Blake C. Meyers, Christian D. Haudenschild, and Kalyan Vemaraju -- Use of microarray analysis to dissect the plant defense response / Jane Glazebrook -- Use of robust long-serial analysis of gene expression to identify novel fungal and plant genes involved in host-pathogen interactions / Malali Gowda ... [et al.] -- Analysis of gene function in rice through virus-induced gene silencing / Xin Shun Ding, C. Srinivasa Rao, and Richard S. Nelson -- Use of RNA interference to dissect defense-signaling pathways in rice / Chuansheng Mei, Xiangjun Zhou, and Yinong Yang -- Virus-induced gene silencing in plant roots / Isgouhi Kaloshian -- Methods for engineering resistance to plant viruses / Mysore R. Sudarshana, Gourgopal Roy, and Bryce W. Falk -- Development of genetically engineered resistant papaya for papaya ringspot virus in a timely manner: a comprehensive and successful approach / Savarni Tripathi, Jon Suzuki, and Dennis. Gonsalves.
  • Also available: Print – 2009
    Plant vaccines: an immunological perspective / D.C. Hooper -- Display of peptides on the surface of tobacco mosaic virus particles / M.L. Smith ... [et al.] -- Chloroplast-derived vaccine antigens and biopharmaceuticals: expression, folding, assembly and functionality / S. Chebolu and H. Daniell -- Production of antibodies in plants: approaches and perspectives / K. Ko, R. Brodzik and Z. Steplewski -- Plant production of veterinary vaccines and therapeutics / R.W. Hammond and L.G. Nemchinov -- Plant-based oral vaccines: results of human trials / C.O. Tacket.
  • Pomegranate phytochemicals / Navindra P. Seeram ... [et al.] -- Antioxidative properties of pomegranate : in vitro studies / Mira Rosenblat and Michael Aviram -- Bioavailability of pomegranate polyphenols / Francisco A. Tomas-Barberan, Navindra P. Seeram, and Juan Carlos Espin -- Protection against cardiovascular disease / Bianca Fuhrman and Michael Aviram -- Protection against stroke / Marva I. Sweeney-Nixon -- Anticancer potential of pomegranate / Shishir Shishodia ... [et al.] -- Molecular mechanisms of chemoprevention of cancer by pomegranate / Deeba Syed ... [et al.] -- Pomegranate and prostate cancer chemoprevention / John T. Leppert and Allan J. Pantuck -- Accessment of estrogenicity of pomegranate in an in vitro bioassay / Diane M. Harris, Emily Besselink, and Navindra P. Seeram -- Absence of significant estrogenic effects in the postmenopausal population / Michelle P. Warren ... [et al.] -- Antimicrobial activities of pomegranate / G.K. Jayaprakasha, P.S. Negi, B.S. Jena -- Commercialization of pomegranates : fresh fruit, beverages, and botanical extracts / Navindra P. Seeram, Yanjun Zhang, and David Heber -- Pomegranates: a botanical perspective / David W. Still -- Postharvest biology and technology of pomegranates / Adel A. Kader.
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE Background and strategies -- 1.Herbal therapeutic systems -- 2.Principles of herbal pharmacology -- 3.Principles of herbal treatment -- 4.Validating herbal therapeutics -- 5.Optimising safety -- pt. TWO Practical clinical guides -- 6.Dosage and dosage forms in herbal medicine -- 7.A systematic approach to herbal prescribing -- 8.Herbal approaches to pathological states -- Topical applications -- Fever -- Infectious diseases -- Inflammatory and autoimmune diseases -- Fatigue and debility -- Malignant diseases -- 9.Herbal approaches to system dysfunctions -- Digestive system and bowel -- Biliary system -- The liver -- Cardiovascular system -- Respiratory system -- Urinary system -- Nervous system -- Female reproductive system -- Joint diseases -- Skin diseases -- Male reproductive system -- Endocrine disorders -- pt. THREE Materia Medica -- 10.How to use the monographs -- Andrographis -- Arnica flowers -- Astragalus -- Bearberry -- Contents note continued: Berberis bark and Hydrastis root -- Bilberry fruit -- Black cohosh -- Boswellia -- Buchu -- Bugleweed and European bugleweed -- Bupleurum -- Butcher's broom -- Chamomile, German -- Chaste tree -- Chelidonium -- Devil's claw -- Dong quai -- Echinacea root -- Evening primrose oil -- Eyebright -- Fennel fruit -- Feverfew -- Ginger -- Ginkgo -- Ginseng -- Globe artichoke -- Gotu kola -- Hawthorn -- Horsechestnut seed -- Kava -- Licorice -- Meadowsweet -- Melilotus -- Myrrh -- Nettle -- Pau d'arco -- Peppermint -- Poke root -- Rehmannia -- Saw palmetto -- Siberian ginseng -- St John's wort -- St Mary's thistle -- Thyme -- Tribulus leaf -- Turmeric -- Valerian -- Willow bark -- Witchhazel -- Withania.
  • Establishment of adventitious root cultures of Echinacea purpurea for the production of caffeic acid derivatives / K.Y. Paek, H.N. Murthy and E.J. Hahn -- In vitro propagation of Rauwolfia serpentina using liquid medium, assessment of genetic fidelity of micropropagated plants, and simultaneous quantitation of reserpine, ajmaline, and ajmalicine / M.K. Goel ... [et al.] -- Medicinal properties, in vitro protocols and secondary metabolite analyses of Scots pine / H. Haggman ... [et al.] -- Saussurea medusa cell suspension cultures for flavonoid production / C.Z. Liu and P.K. Saxena -- Large-scale in vitro multiplication of Crataeva nurvala / S.B. Babbar, N. Walia and A. Kaur -- Bilberry in vitro protocols and analyses of phenolic compounds / L. Jaakola ... [et al.] -- In vitro propagation of two tuberous medicinal plants: Holostemma ada-kodien and Ipomoea mauritiana / S.P. Geetha ... [et al.] -- In vitro production of gymnemic acid from Gymnema sylvestre (Retz) R. Br. Ex Roemer and Schultes through callus culture under abiotic stress conditions / A.B. Ali Ahmed, A.S. Rao and M.V. Rao -- Establishment of plant regeneration and cryopreservation system from zygotic embryo-derived embryogenic cell suspension cultures of Ranunculus kazusensis / S.W. Kim and M.J. Oh -- In vitro culture and secondary metabolite isolation in bryophytes / A. Sabovljevic, M. Sabovljevic and N. Jockovic -- Micropropagation and in vitro conservation of vanilla (Vanilla planifolia Andrews) / M. Divakaran and K.N. Babu -- Protocol for in vitro regeneration and marker glycoside assessment in Swertia chirata Buch-Ham / S. Koul ... [et al.] -- Protocols for establishment of an in vitro collection of medicinal plants in the genus Scutellaria / I.B. Cole, F.T. Farooq and S.J. Murch -- Protocols for in vitro culture and phytochemical analysis of Phyllanthus species (Euphorbiaceae) / E. Catapan ... [et al.] -- In vitro clonal propagation of Asparagus racemosus, a high value medicinal plant / S. Saxena and N. Bopana -- Micropropagation of Penthorum chinense through axillary buds / J. Yang and Z.S. Peng -- Spontaneous plant regeneration and production of secondary metabolites from hairy root cultures of Centaurium erythraea Rafn / A. Subotic ... [et al.] -- Transgenic Hypericum perforatum / G. Franklin, M.M. Oliveira and A.C. Dias -- Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Ruta graveolens L / K. Lievre ... [et al.] -- Gene expression profiling in Taxus baccata L. seedlings and cell cultures / K. Brun akova and J. Kosuth -- Catapol production in Chinese foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa Libos.) hairy roots transformed with Agrobacterium rhizogenes ATCC15834 / S.J. Hwang -- Identification of medicinal plants and plant sequences: multiplexed MLPA assay / R.A. Barthelson -- Isolation of microsatellites from Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don using enriched libraries / S. Bhatia and B. Shokeen -- Production of cinnamyl glycosides in compact callus aggregate cultures of Rhodiola rosea through biotransformation of cinnamyl alcohol / Z. Gyorgy and A. Hohtola -- Spearmint plantlet culture system as a means to study secondary metabolism / B. Tisserat, M. Berhow and S.F. Vaughn -- Bioreactor production of secondary metabolites from cell cultures of periwinkle and sandalwood / J.V. Valluri -- Camptothecin production by in vitro cultures and plant regeneration in Ophiorrhiza species / T. Asano ... [et al.] -- Metabolomic analysis of Ocotea odorifera cell cultures: a model protocol for acquiring metabolite data / M. Maraschin ... [et al.] -- Production of 9-methoxycanthin-6-one from callus cultures of (Eurycoma longifolia Jack) Tongkat Ali / M. Maziah and N. Rosli -- Plant secondary metabolism in altered gravity / L.K. Tuominen, L.H. Levine and M.E. Musgrave -- The role of biotechnology in the production of the anticancer compound podophyllotoxin / H. Lata, C.S. Mizuno and R.M. Moraes.
  • From Neanderthal to nanobiotech : from plant potions to pharming with plant factories / Christophe Sourrouille ... [et al.] -- Cowpea mosaic virus-based systems for the expression of antigens and antibodies in plants / Frank Sainsbury, Li Liu, and George P. Lomonossoff -- Transient expression of antibodies in plants using syringe agroinfiltration / Marc-André D'Aoust ... [et al.] -- Rapid system for evaluating bioproduction capacity of complex pharmaceutical proteins in plants / Giuliana Medrano ... [et al.] -- Production and localization of recombinant pharmaceuticals in transgenic seeds / Thomas Rademacher, Elsa Arcalis, and Eva Stoger -- Production of antibody fragments in Arabidopsis seeds / Bart Van Droogenbroeck, Kirsten De Wilde, and Ann Depicker -- Production of plantibodies in Nicotiana plants / Marta Ayala ... [et al.] -- Physcomitrella patens : a non-vascular plant for recombinant protein production / David Liénard and Fabien Nogué -- Production of recombinant proteins in suspension-cultured plant cells / Carole Plasson ... [et al.] -- Chloroplast-derived vaccine antigens and biopharmaceuticals : protocols for expression, purification, or oral delivery and functional evaluation / N. Dolendro Singh, Yi Ding, and Henry Daniell -- Protein body induction : a new tool to produce and recover recombinant proteins in plants / Margarita Torrent, Imma Llop-Tous, and M. Dolors Ludevid -- A case study for plant-made pharmaceuticals comparing different plant expression and production systems / Guy Vancanneyt ... [et al.] -- Glycosylation of antibody therapeutics : optimisation for purpose / Roy Jefferis -- N-glycosylation of plant recombinant pharmaceuticals / Muriel Bardor ... [et al.] -- Companion protease inhibitors to protect recombinant proteins in transgenic plant extracts / Meriem Benchabane ... [et al.] -- Strategies for improving vaccine antigens expression in transgenic plants : fusion to carrier sequences / Jose M. Escribano and Daniel M. Perez-Filgueira -- Immunomodulation of plant function by in vitro selected single-chain Fv intrabodies / Manfred Gahrtz and Udo Conrad -- On-chip detection of low-molecular-weight recombinant proteins in plant crude extracts by SELDI-TOF MS / Amine M. Badri ... [et al.] -- Assessing the risk of undesirable immunogenicity/allergenicity of plant-derived therapeutic proteins / Paul D. Chamberlain -- Biosafety, risk assessment, and regulation of plant-made pharmaceuticals / Penelope A.C. Sparrow and Richard M. Twyman.
  • Rhodiola rosea 2014
    Chapter 1. Taxonomy of Rhodiola rosea L., with special attention to molecular analyses of Nunavik (Québec) populations / Alain Cuerrier, Mariannick Archambault, Michel Rapinski, and Anne Bruneau -- Chapter 2. Ethnobotany and conservation of Rhodiola species / Alain Cuerrier, Youri Tendland, and Michel Rapinski -- Chapter 3. Phytochemistry of Rhodiola rosea / Fida Ahmed, Vicky Filion, Ammar Saleem, and John T. Arnason -- Chapter 4. Cultivation of Rhodiola rosea in Europe / Bertalan Galambosi -- Chapter 5. Rhodiola rosea cultivation in Canada and Alaska / Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko -- Chapter 6. Diseases of wild and cultivated Rhodiola rosea / Sheau-Fang Hwang, Stephen E. Strelkov, Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko, and Ron J. Howard -- Chapter 7. Biotechnology of Rhodiola rosea / Zsuzsanna György -- Chapter 8. Pharmacological activities of Rhodiola rosea / Fida Ahmed, Steffany A.L. Bennett, and John T. Arnason -- Chapter 9. Evidence-based efficacy and effectiveness of Rhodiola SHR-5 extract in treating stress- and age- associated disorders / Alexander Panossian and Georg Wikman -- Chapter 10. Rhodiola rosea in psychiatric and medical practice / Patricia L. Gerbarg, Petra A. Illig, and Richard P. Brown -- Chapter 11. Toxicology and safety of Rhodiola rosea / Hugh Semple and Brandie Bugiak -- Chapter 12. Commercialization of Rhodiola rosea / Nav Sharma and Raimar Loebenberg.
  • Rice protocols 2013
    Springer Protocols
    Rice artificial hybridization for genetic analysis / Xueyan Sha -- Fluorescence in situ hybridization techniques for cytogenetic and genomic analyses / Jason G. Walling, Wenli Zhang, and Jiming Jiang -- Generation of rice mutants by chemical mutagenesis / Thomas H. Tai -- TILLING and ecotilling for rice / Jennifer L. Cooper [and others] -- Functional characterization of rice genes using a gene-indexed T-DNA insertional mutant population / Ki-Hong Jung and Gynheung An -- QTL analysis and map-based cloning of salt tolerance gene in rice / Ji-Ping Gao and Hong-Xuan Lin -- Site-specific gene integration in rice / Vibha Srivastava -- Transcriptome profiling analysis using rice oligonucleotide microarrays / Ki-Hong Jung and Pamela C. Ronald -- Cloning of small RNAs for the discovery of novel microRNAs in plants / Guru Jagadeeswaran and Ramanjulu Sunkar -- Global identification of small RNA targets in plants by sequencing sliced ends of messenger RNAs / Yong-Fang Li and Ramanjulu Sunkar -- Artificial microRNAs for specific gene silencing in rice / Norman Warthmann [and others] -- Rice proteomic analysis : sample preparation for protein identification / Ganesh Kumar Agrawal [and others] -- Quantification of jasmonic and salicylic acids in rice seedling leaves / Kyoungwon Cho [and others] -- Analysis of insect-induced volatiles from rice / Nan Zhao [and others] -- Phenotypic and physiological evaluation for drought and salinity stress responses in rice / Utlwang Batlang [and others] -- Phenotypic, physiological, and molecular evaluation of rice chilling stress response at the vegetative stage / Benildo G. de los Reyes [and others] -- Analysis of rice root hair morphology using cryo-scanning electron microscopy / Zhiming Yu -- Inoculation and virulence assay for bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak of rice / Bing Yang and Adam Bogdanove -- Inoculation and scoring methods for rice sheath blight disease / Yulin Jia [and others] -- Molecular approaches to improve rice abiotic stress tolerance / Junya Mizoi and Kazuko Yamaguchi-Shinozaki -- Molecular strategies to improve rice disease resistance / Emily E. Helliwell and Yinong Yang -- Molecular strategies to engineer transgenic rice seed compartments for large-scale production of plant-made pharmaceuticals / Trevor Greenham and Illimar Altosaar.
  • Root genomics 2011
    With the predicted increase of the human population and the subsequent need for larger food supplies, root health in crop plants could play a major role in providing sustainable highly productive crops that can cope with global climate changes. While the essentiality of roots and their relation to plant performance is broadly recognized, less is known about their role in plant growth and development. "Root Genomics" examines how various new genomic technologies are rapidly being applied to the study of roots, including high-throughput sequencing and genotyping, Tilling, transcription.
  • Shengmai san 2002
    1. Shengmai San - a renowned traditional Chinese medicinal formula / Song-Ming Liang, Shu-Ying Chen, Si-Qian Liang -- 2. Pharmacological studies on Shengmai San / Kam-Ming Ko, Duncan H.F. Mak, Tze-Kin Yim and Yong-Quing Yan -- 3. Clinical studies on Shengmai San / Ye-Zhi Rong, Mei-Hua Zhao, Bao-Jing Lu, Xiang-Yang Zhu, Shang-Biao Lu, Ya-Chen Zhang, Jie Chen -- 4. Side effects of Shengmai San / Zhi-Min Xu and Ye-Zhi Rong -- 5. Phytochemistry and pharmacology of component herbs of Shengmai San / Siu-Po Ip, Timothy C.M. Tam and Chung-Tao Che -- 6. Contemporary applications of a traditional formula: manufacture of Shengmai San (SMS) preparations and their applications / Liang-Yuan Zheng -- Glossary.
  • This edited volume addresses a rising concern among natural resource scientists and management professionals about decline of the many plant and animal species associated with early-successional habitats, especially within the Central Hardwood Region of the USA. These open habitats, with herbaceous, shrub, or young forest cover, are disappearing as abandoned farmland, pastures, and cleared forest patches return to forest. There are many questions about 'why, what, where, and how' to manage for early successional habitats. In this book, expert scientists and experienced land managers synthesize knowledge and original scientific work to address critical questions sparked by the decline of early successional habitats.
  • Transgenic cotton : from biotransformation methods to agricultural application / Baohong Zhang -- Genetically modified cotton in India and detection strategies / Gurinder Jit Randhawa and Rashmi Chhabra -- Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of cotton / Baohong Zhang -- Biolistic transformation of cotton zygotic embryo meristem / Kanniah Rajasekaran -- Biolistic transformation of cotton embryogenic cell suspension cultures / Kanniah Rajasekaran -- Cotton transformation via pollen tube pathway / Min Wang, Baohong Zhang, and Qinglian Wang -- Silicon carbide whisker-mediated transformation of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) / Muhammad Arshad, Yusuf Zafar, and Shaheen Asad -- Investigating transgene integration and organization in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) genome / Jun Zhang and Yan Hong -- Estimating the copy number of transgenes in transformed cotton by real-time quantitative PCR / Chengxin Yi and Yan Hong -- Development of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of Bt protein in transgenic cotton / Suchitra Kamle, Abhishek Ojha, and Arvind Kumar -- DNA-based diagnostics for genetically modified cotton : decaplex PCR assay to Differentiate MON531 and MON15985 Bt cotton events / Gurinder Jit Randhawa, Monika Singh, and Rashmi Chhabra -- Simple and rapid method for determining transgenic cotton plants / Baohong Zhang [and others] -- Efficient grafting technique for recovery of transgenic cotton plants / Min Wang, Qinglian Wang, and Baohong Zhang -- Inheritance of transgenes in transgenic Bt lines resistance to Helicoerpa armigera in upland cotton / Baolong Zhang, Wangzhen Guo, and Tianzhen Zhang -- Agrobacterium rhizogenes-induced cotton hairy root culture as an alternative tool for cotton functional genomics / Hee Jin Kim -- Overexpression of miR 156 in cotton via Agrobacterium-mediated transformation / Baohong Zhang [and others] -- Development of transgenic CryIA(c) + GNA cotton plants via pollen tube pathway method confers resistance to Helicoverpa armigera and Aphis gossypii Glover / Zhi Liu, Zhen Zhu, and Tianzhen Zhang -- Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) shoot apex with a fungal phytase gene improves phosphorus acquisition / Zhiying Ma, Jianfeng Liu, and Xingfen Wang -- Genetic transformation of cotton with a harpin-encoding gene hpaXoo confers an enhanced defense response against Verticillium dahliae kleb / Weiguo Miao and Jingsheng Wang -- Development of insect-resistant transgenic cotton with chimeric TVip3A* accumulating in chloroplasts / Jiahe Wu and Yingchuan Tian -- Determining gene flow in transgenic cotton / Xiaoping Pan.
  • Transgenic wheat, barley and oats : production and characterization / Paul A. Lazzeri and Huw D. Jones -- Selection of transformed plants / Huw D. Jones and Caroline A. Sparks -- Reporter genes / Alison Huttly -- Biolistics transformation of wheat / Caroline A. Sparks and Huw D. Jones -- Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of bread and durum wheat using freshly isolated immature embryos / Huixia Wu, Angela Doherty and Huw D. Jones -- Floral transformation of wheat / Sujata Agarwal ... [et al.] -- Highly efficient agrobacterium-mediated transformation of wheat via in planta inoculation / Thierry Risacher ... [et al.] -- Barley transformation using biolistic techniques / Wendy A. Harwood and Mark A. Smedley -- Barley transformation using agrobacterium-mediated techniques / Wendy A. Harwood ... [et al.] -- Transformation of oats and its application to improving osmotic stress tolerance / Shahina B. Maqbool ... [et al.] -- Promoter sequences for defining transgene expression / Huw D. Jones and Caroline A. Sparks -- Down-regulation of gene expression by RNA-induced gene silencing / Silvia Travella and Beat Keller -- Gene insertion patterns and sites / Philippe Vain and Vera Thole -- Fluorescent in situ hybridization to detect transgene integration into plant genomes / Trude Schwarzacher -- Establishing substantial equivalence : transcriptomics / María Marcela Baudo ... [et al.] -- Establishing substantial equivalence : proteomics / Alison Lovegrove, Louise Salt, and Peter R. Shewry -- Establishing substantial equivalence : metabolomics / Michael H. Beale, Jane L. Ward, and John M. Baker -- Design and management of field trials of transgenic cereals / Zoltán Bedő, Mariann Rakszegi, and László Láng -- GM risk assessment / Penny A.C. Sparrow -- Transgenic wheat, barley and oats : future prospects / Jim M. Dunwell.
  • Fully revised, updated and offered in a new two-volume format, The Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study, 5th Edition remains the most comprehensive presentation of yeast taxonomy and systematics available. Nearly 1500 species of ascomycete and basidiomycete yeasts are included, each description offering not only standard morphological and physiological characters, but also information on systematics, habitat, ecology, agricultural and biotechnological applications and clinical importance. Extensive introductory chapters discuss clinical aspects of yeasts, their role in biotechnology, food and beverage spoilage, agriculture and ecology, while other chapters include methodology for isolation of species from various habitats, phenotypic characterization, chemotaxonomy, gene sequence analysis and phylogenetics, including whole genome analysis. Additionally, easy-to-understand trees illustrate the phylogenetic placement of each species in its assigned genus as they have been determined from gene sequence analysis. This essential work, prepared by the leading experts in the field, is the most definitive treatment of taxonomy and systematics of yeasts on the market, and a necessary reference for any bookshelf or workbench. High quality photomicrographs and line drawings enhance world-class content Detailed trees clearly illustrate phylogenetic placement of each species in its assigned genus Discussion of clinical aspects of yeasts, including their role in biotechnology, agriculture and ecology help contextualize content for a wide range of researchers.
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