Plant Genotyping II: SNP Technologyby Robert J Henry
Pub. Date: 06/15/2008
Publisher: CAB International North America
Since the publication of Plant Genotyping: the DNA Fingerprinting of Plants in 2001, the techniques available for plant DNA analysis have advanced considerably. Recent developments focus on high throughput methods, and generally target single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) discovery and analysis. SNPs represent the most common form of genetic variation in both plants and animals, and play a key role in revealing the molecular mechanisms underlying traits. Plant Genotyping II: SNP Technology describes some of the import recent developments in this field, with the main focus on SNPs. Contributions cover the discovery, analysis and uses of SNPs, while also examining other approaches to plant genotyping.
Table of ContentsSNP Discovery in Plants, SNPs and Their Use in Maize, Rare SNP Discovery with Endonucleases, Sequence Polymorphisms in the Flanking Regions of Microsatellite Markers, SNP Discovery by Ecotilling Using Capillary Electrophoresis, Genotyping by Allele Specific PCR, The MassARRAY® System for Plant Genetics, Mutation Screening
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