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Neurospora: Contributions of a Model Organism

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By: Rowland H Davis

346 pages, B/w plates, figs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Aug 2000 | #113444 | ISBN: 0195122364
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Definitive reference work on laboratory methods and the basic physiology, biochemistry, development, genetics and molecular biology of Neurospora, a standard model filamentous fungus. Includes myocologists and the biotechnology community and a substantial number of geneticists, molecular, cell and developmental biologists interested in the questions for which Neurospora has been an important model system.


Preface; 1. A Brief History; 2. The Biology of Neurospora; 3. Genome and Mitosis; 4. Meiosis, Genetic Analysis, and Recombination Models; 5. Mutational, Biochemical, and Molecular Rationales; 6. Carbon Metabolism; 7. Nitrogen, Sulfur and Phosphate Metabolism; 8. Mitochondria; 9. DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis; 10. Stress; 11. Metabolic Investigations; 12. Growth and Form; 13. Cell Recognition, Population Biology and Evolution; 14. Genetic, Biochemical, and Molecular Techniques; Appendix A. Neurospora Genetic Nomenclature; Appendix B. Genetic Maps of N. crassa

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