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Chromosome Botany

By: Archana Sharma and Sumitra Sen

155 pages, 5 col plates, tabs

Science Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #127334 | ISBN: 1578081831
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Paperback | Dec 2002 | #146537 | ISBN: 1898298890
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About this book

Deals with the complexity and diversity of plant chromosomes, including their relevance to phylogeny, and presents an up-to-date account of physical, chemical and molecular aspects with a blend of classical and recent data.


Chromosome structure - physical, chemical and molecular nature of fibris, replicons, euchromatin, heterochromatin, genes with subdivisions, nucleosome, centromere, telomeres, nucleolar organizing regions, repeat DNA sequences and transposons; cell cycle, mitosis and meiosis; karotype concept; chromosomal changes and biodiversity; chromosome evolution of different plant groups; chromosomes and organ differentiation; chromosomes and differentiation of sex; nuclear DNA and plant evolution; identification of finer segments and gene sequences in chromosomes - banding pattern, in situ molecular hybridization; chromosomes as affected by physical and chemical agents in the environment bioindicators; future scope.

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