Home > Books > Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 36: The Moss Physcomitrella patens
Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 36: The Moss Physcomitrella patens
View PDF

Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 36: The Moss Physcomitrella patens

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Kinght, Celia; Perroud, Pierre-Francois; Cove, David
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-405-18189-1
  • Description
  • Details

This landmark publication is essential reading for anyone studying plant evolutionary biology, genomics, molecular and cell biology and genetics.

The Moss Physcomitrella patens has rapidly become an experimental model of choice for many aspects of molecular, cell and developmental biology in plant sciences. With a recently sequenced genome, which has further fuelled interest and research, Physcomitrella is accruing various new labels, from ‘a green yeast’ to the Drosophila, Caenorhabditis or Zebra fish of plant sciences.

A truly international collaboration, this timely volume brings together a selection of chapters each composed by experts in their field.

The chapters included cover a broad range:
* From those using P. patens as a marker against other species for evolutionary or ecological studies
* To those investigating the unique features of P. patens, e.g. gene targeting
* To those using moss, either as a comparator for other organisms or because of the ease of study in moss, to investigate standard biological processes

Libraries in all universities and research establishments, where biological and agricultural sciences are studied and taught, should have copies of this important book on their shelves.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Kinght, Celia; Perroud, Pierre-Francois; Cove, David
  • ISBN: 978-1-405-18189-1
  • Specialty:
    Plant Sciences
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 368
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Biomedical Research Grants—UberResearch NEW! UberResearch is a searchable database of awarded research funding that includes more than 600,000 indexed records. And now it's available on the Ovid® platform!
JOTM
The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-Based Practice is a quarterly journal focused on topics relevant to the daily practice of family medicine and includes content addressing timely and pertinent questions related to patient care.
JOTM
Stroke An official journal of the American Heart Association, Stroke publishes reports of clinical and basic investigation of any aspect of the cerebral circulation and its diseases from many disciplines.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Shields' General Thoracic Surgery, 8th Edition
Your #1 resource for comprehensive coverage of both open and endoscopic surgical techniques, with commentary from more than 150 global experts in the field.

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography, 2nd Edition
Essential information you need to successfully perform and read echocardiograms, as well as to identify valvular heart disease, cardiac myopathies, and congenital anomalies.