Plant Molecular Biology Manual

Supplement 4

  • Stanton B. Gelvin
  • Robbert A. Schilperoort
  • Desh Pal S. Verma

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N1-xvii
  2. Jerry L. Slightom, Roger F. Drong, Leang C. Sieu, Paula P. Chee
    Pages 1-55
  3. Paula P. Chee, Roger F. Drong, Jerry L. Slightom
    Pages 57-84
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 85-101

About this book


During the past ten years, great advances have been made in the area of plant molecular biology. Such formerly esoteric techniques as gene transfer and plant regeneration are now routinely performed, making the dissection of regulatory elements of genes a common practice in many laboratories. Along with this new technology has come an almost bewildering array of rapidly changing techniques, often making it difficult for the novice to select and perform the technique most appropriate for answering a given biological question. In 1986, some of us felt that many of these techniques had become routine enough to warrant the publication of a laboratory manual. The manual is designed both for advanced college level laboratory courses and as a 'bench guide' for use in the scientific laboratory. Recognizing the rapidly changing nature of plant molecular biology technology, the editors have designed a laboratory manual that is both easy to use in the laboratory and which will be updated as the techniques change and new technologies are devised. Additional chapters that can replace or be added to this first edition will be published periodically. The editors recognize that many of the techniques described in this manual depend upon specialized plant genetic material, microbial strains, or recombinant plasmids. Those people desiring such material should contact the relevant authors directly. A list of the various contributors to this manual, including their addresses, is included.


biology genes molecular biology plant plants transgenic plants

Editors and affiliations

  • Stanton B. Gelvin
    • 1
  • Robbert A. Schilperoort
    • 2
  • Desh Pal S. Verma
    • 3
  1. 1.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Leiden State UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-1341-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-4820-9
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