The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to Biology and Laboratory Use

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9780123268808: The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to Biology and Laboratory Use

The green alga Chlamydomonas is widely used as an experimental model system for studies in cellular and molecular biology, and in particular plant molecular biology. This book is the only single modern compendium of information on its biology and in particular its molecular biology and genetics. Included in addition to much information on the basic biology is material of a very practical nature, namely, methods for culture, preservation of cultures, preparation of media, lists of inhibitors and other additives to culture media, help with common laboratory problems such as contamination, student demonstrations, and properties of particular strains and mutants.
Casual users as well as specialists will find the book to be useful in many ways.

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* Provides access to previously unpublished data from genetic analysis
* Provides descriptions of mutant strains
* Depicts summary tables comparing properties of different species and their mutant strains
* Explains detailed methods for laboratory procedures of general utility
* Furnishes comparisons of culture media
* Presents lists of inhibitors, mutagens, and other additives to culture media
* Assists with common laboratory problems such as contamination and storage of strains
* Demonstrates protocols for laboratory demonstrations available for undergraduate teaching.

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This is the only single source available that includes all the necessary information on this vital laboratory organism. No other existing book both describes the basic biology of this experimental model system for cellular and molecular biology and at the same time gives instructions for its complete laboratory use. This thorough, self-contained laboratory tool reviews both past and present research, includes a significant quantity of previously unpublished data, and is lavishly illustrated with useful diagrams and electron micrographs. The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook belongs on the lab bench of everyone working with these green algae.
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* Provides access to previously unpublished data from genetic analysis
* Provides descriptions of mutant strains
* Depicts summary tables comparing properties of different species and their mutant strains
* Explains detailed methods for laboratory procedures of general utility
* Furnishes comparisons of culture media
* Presents lists of inhibitors, mutagens, and other additives to culture media
* Assists with common laboratory problems such as contamination and storage of strains
* Demonstrates protocols for laboratory demonstrations available for undergraduate teaching.

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Harris, Elizabeth H.
Published by Academic Press (1989)
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