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The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook

A Comprehensive Guide to Biology and Laboratory Use

  • 1st Edition - June 28, 1989
  • Author: Elizabeth H. Harris
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 8 8 6 0 - 4

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… Read more

The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook

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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.