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Title Plant centromere biology [electronic resource] / editors, Jiming Jiang, James A. Birchler.
Publication Info. Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1: Arabidopsis Centromeres; Centromere DNA structure; Cytosine methylation and heterochromatin; Centromere proteins; Functional domains; Future prospects and conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; 2: Rice Centromeres; Discovery of the centromeric retrotransposon (CR) in cereal species; CRR elements in rice centromeres; Rice centromeres contain a centromere-specific satellite repeat CentO; Genome-wide mapping of CENH3-associated DNA sequences in rice centromeres; Genes in rice centromeres.
Epigenetic modification of centromeric DNA and centromeric chromatin in riceFuture research; Acknowledgments; References; 3: Maize Centromeres; Molecular characterization of maize centromeres: the beginnings; CENH3; The maize genome sequence; CRM evolution; CentC evolution; Other tandem repeats near maize centromeres; Enrichment of CentC and CRM in functional centromeres; Mapping centromere BACs; Delineation of the functional centromeres; Arrangement of centromere repeats; Centromere inactivation and reactivation; B centromeres; Sequence turnover at centromeres.
Epigenetics of maize centromeresRemaining questions; Acknowledgments; References; 4: A Molecular Cytogenetic Analysis of the Structure, Evolution, and Epigenetic Modifications of Major DNA Sequences in Centromeres of Beta Species; The genus Beta; Genomes and chromosomes; Diversity and evolution of satellite DNA as a major component of Beta centromeres; Centromeric retrotransposons in the genus Beta; The centromeres of Beta procumbens and alien fragment addition lines; Epigenetic characterization of the sugar beet centromere; References.
5: Centromere Synteny among Brachypodium, Wheat, and RiceCentromeres of wheat; Centromeres of Brachypodium distachyon; Centromere synteny between wheat and rice; Centromere synteny among Brachypodium, wheat, and rice; Possible mechanism of centromere inactivation; Acknowledgments; References; 6: CENH3 for Establishing and Maintaining Centromeres; CENH3: detection and evolution; Identification and localization studies of CENH3 in different plant species; CENH3 duplication in alloploid and some diploid species; Loading of CENH3 to plant centromeres during mitotic cell cycle.
Distribution of CENH3 in pollen nuclei and its resetting in the zygoteEpigenetic regulation of kinetochore assembly; Functional requirement of N- and C-terminal parts of CENH3; Recognition of A. thaliana centromeres by heterologous CENH3; Deregulation of CENH3 activity in plants; Interaction of CENH3 with centromeric DNA; Regulation of CENH3 expression by the E2F transcription factor family; CENH3 levels at centromeres decline with the age of tissue; CENH3, from basic research to agricultural application; Acknowledgments; References; 7: Holokinetic Centromeres.
Note Occurrence and evolution of holocentric chromosomes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 02, 2013).
Subject Plant molecular genetics.
Plant genomes.
Plant physiology.
Centromere.
Botany.
Added Author Jiang, Jiming.
Birchler, James A. (James Arthur), 1950-
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Related To Print version: Jiang, Jiming Plant Centromere Biology New York : Wiley, c2013 9781119949213
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