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Title Self-incompatibility in flowering plants : evolution, diversity, and mechanisms / Vernonica E. Franklin-Tong, [editor]
Published Berlin : Springer, ©2008

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Description 1 online resource (xli, 313 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- Glossary -- Part I: Evolution and Population Genetics of Self-Incompatibility -- 1 New Insights on Heterostyly: Comparative Biology, Ecology and Genetics -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Comparative Biology and Evolutionary History of Heterostyly -- 1.3 Function and Reproductive Ecology of Heterostyly -- 1.4 Inheritance of Heterostyly and the Supergene Model -- 1.5 Molecular Genetics -- 1.6 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 2 Genetic and Environmental Causes and Evolutionary Consequences of Variations in Self-Fertility in Self Incompatible Species -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Genetics of Self-Fertility -- 2.3 Fate of Self-Fertility Genes -- References -- 3 On the Evolutionary Modification of Self-Incompatibility: Implications of Partial Clonality for Allelic Diversity and Genealogical Structure -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Mating System Dynamics -- 3.3 S-Locus Evolution Under Partial Clonality -- 3.4 Discussion -- 3.5 Conclusions -- Appendix 1: Diffusion Equation Approximation -- Appendix 2: Simulations -- References -- 4 Evolution and Phylogeny of Self-Incompatibility Systems in Angiosperms -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Was Self-Incompatibility Present in the First Angiosperms? -- 4.3 Phylogenetic Distribution of SI Systems -- 4.4 The Relationship Between GSI and SSI -- 4.5 Discussion -- References -- 5 What Genealogies of S-alleles Tell Us -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Long-Term Demographic Information from the S-locus -- 5.3 Implications of Shared Ancestral Polymorphism -- 5.4 The Pace of New Allele Formation -- 5.5 Remaining Issues of S-RNase Evolution -- 5.6 Pollen Specificity Genes -- 5.7 Conclusions -- References -- 6 Self-Incompatibility and Evolution of Mating Systems in the Brassicaceae -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Structural and Sequence Diversification of S-locus Haplotypes and Their Recognition Genes -- 6.3 Evolutionary Switches from Self-Incompatibility to Self-Fertility -- 6.4 Future Prospects -- References -- Part II: Molecular and Cell Biology of Self-Incompatibility Systems -- 7 Milestones Identifying Self-Incompatibility Genes in Brassica Species: From Old Stories to New Findings -- 7.1 Self-Incompatibility as an Agriculturally Important Trait -- 7.2 The First Milestone: Batemans Idea for Sporophytic Control of the S-locus -- 7.3 The SecondMilestone: Identification of SLG by Using IEF -- 7.4 The Third Milestone: Identification of SRK, the Female S Determinant Gene -- 7.5 The Fourth Milestone: Functional Evidences of SRK in SI -- 7.6 The Fifth Milestone: Establishment of Bioassay System -- 7.7 The Sixth Milestone: Identification of SP11/SCR, the Male S Determinant Gene -- 7.8 After Identifying the SI Genes and Future Milestones -- 7.9 Prospects -- References -- 8 8216;Self Pollen Rejection Through the Intersection of Two Cellular Pathways in the Brassicaceae: Self-Incompatibility and the Compatible Pollen Response -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 The Early Stages of Compatible PollenStigma Interactions in the Brassicaceae -- 8.3 The SI Response Causes Pollen Arrest at the Stigmatic Surface -- 8.4 Conclusions and Prospects -- References -- 9 Molecular Biology of S-RNase-Based Self-Incompatibility -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 S-RNase Determines S-Specificity in Pistil -- 9.3 F-Box Proteins Determine S-Specificity in Pollen
Summary Great progress has been made in our understanding of pollen-pistil interactions and self-incompatibility (SI) in flowering plants in the last few decades. This book covers a broad spectrum of research into SI, with accounts by internationally renowned scientists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Plants -- Self-incompatibility.
Plants -- Self-incompatibility.
Biomédecine.
Sciences de la vie.
Plants -- Self-incompatibility.
Form Electronic book
Author Franklin-Tong, Vernonica E
ISBN 9783540684862
3540684867
3540684859
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