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Molecular Genetics of Herbicide Resistance in Cyanobacteria

  • Judy Brusslan
  • Robert Haselkorn
Conference paper

Summary

Cyanobacteria are an excellent model for studies of herbicide resistance. Mutants resistant to classical and non-classical herbicides have been isolated, and in some cases the amino acid alteration(s) are known. Mutations in plants, algae, photosynthetic bacteria, and cyanobacteria are compared. Data concerning the question of dominance or recessiveness of herbicide resistance in cyanobacteria are also discussed.

Keywords

Herbicide Resistance Photosynthetic Reaction Centre psbA Gene Saturation Mutagenesis Amino Acid Alteration 
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Abbreviations

DCPIP

dichlorophenolindophenol

LD50

lethal dose killing 50%

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Judy Brusslan
    • 1
  • Robert Haselkorn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell BiologyUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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