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Methods in Molecular Biology

Phototropism

Methods and Protocols

Editors: YAMAMOTO, KOTARO T. (Ed.)

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This book aims to promote studies on the entire spectrum of phototropic phenomena in higher and lower plants and fungi. Chapters detail phototropism in many plant species induced by far-red, red, blue and UV lights. They also include methods for auxin biology and analysis of cytoskeleton and phototropin. In addition, the use of grafting, spaceflight experiment and image analysis in tropism study is provided. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

 Authoritative and cutting-edge, Phototropism: Methods and Protocols aims to ensure successful results in the further study of this vital field.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Physiological Characterization of Phototropism in Arabidopsis Seedlings

    Pages 3-17

    Haga, Ken (et al.)

  • Assessing Negative and Positive Phototropism in Lianas

    Pages 19-26

    Kato, Shogo

  • Determination of Phototropism and Polarotropism in Fern Protonemal Cells

    Pages 27-33

    Wada, Masamitsu

  • Assays of Protonemal Growth Responses in Physcomitrella patens Under Blue- and Red-Light Stimuli

    Pages 35-43

    Miyazaki, Sho (et al.)

  • An Experimental System for Examining Phototropic Response of Gametophytic Shoots in the Moss Physcomitrella patens

    Pages 45-51

    Bao, Liang (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Phototropism
Book Subtitle
Methods and Protocols
Editors
  • KOTARO T. YAMAMOTO
Series Title
Methods in Molecular Biology
Series Volume
1924
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-9015-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-9015-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-9014-6
Series ISSN
1064-3745
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 240
Number of Illustrations
42 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour
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