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Handbook of Phycological Methods : Developmental and Cytological Methods - Elisabeth Gantt

Handbook of Phycological Methods

Developmental and Cytological Methods

By: Elisabeth Gantt (Editor)

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Published: 26th November 2004
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The contributors include some of the most eminent specialists in the field of phycology. This volume focuses on cytological and developmental methods, each method already has been applied successfully to algae, and practical examples are given.

EditorG++s preface
Introduction
Experimental Algal Systems and Techniques
Control of morphogenesis in Micrasterias
Control of development in Scenedesmus
Mating induction in Oedogonium
Gamete induction and flagellar adhesion in Chlamydomonas reinhardi
Acetabularia: techniques for study of nucleo-cytoplasmic interrelationships
Gamete release, fertilization, and embryogenesis in the Fucales
Hybridization and genetics of brown algae
Development in red algae: elongation and cell fusion
Production and selection of mutants in blue-green algae Catherine
Euglena: mutations, chloroplast G++bleachingG++, and differentiation
Crpthecodinium: sexual reproduction and mutagenesis
Protoplast and spheroplast production
Cytoplasts from coenocyic algal cells
Cytoplasmic streaming and membrane phenomena in cells of Characeae
Microbeam irradiation in Mougeotia
Phototropism: determination of an action spectrum in a tip-growing cell
Chromatic adaption in Fremyella diplosiphon and morphogenetic changes
How to detect the presence of a circadian rhythm
Light and Electron Microscopy: Preparative Methods
Photomicrography and special microscopic techniques
Polarized light, interference, and differential interference (Nomarski) optics
Preparation of algae for light microscopy
Fixation, embedding, sectioning, and staining of algae for electron microscopy
Cytochemical localization
Quantitative cytochemical measurement of DNA in Eudorina (Chlorophyceae)
Autoradiography for light and electron microscopy
Immunochemistry: labeled antibodies
Freeze-fracture and freeze-etch techniques
Preparation of algae for scanning electron microscopy
Replica production and negative staining
Preparation of shadow-cast whole mounts
Stereology: quantitative electron microscopic analysis
Appendixes
Culture collections
List of suppliers
Indexes
Subject
Author
Taxonomic
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ISBN: 9780521224666
ISBN-10: 0521224667
Series: Handbook of Phycological Methods
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 26th November 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.79