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CRISPRized Horticulture Crops, Genome Modified Plants and Microbes in Food and Agriculture

Table Of Contents
Front cover -- Half title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Editor's Biography -- Series Preface -- Preface -- Section I The CRISPR/Cas toolkit for horticultural crops -- Chapter 1 CRISPRized fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops: A note from editors -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 What are genome-editing techniques? -- 1.2.1 Meganucleases -- 1.2.2 Zinc-finger nucleases -- 1.2.3 Transcriptional activator-like effector nucleases -- 1.2.4 CRISPR-Cas systems -- 1.3 CRISPR: a revolutionary technique for genetic improvement of plants -- 1.3.1 Hybrid breeding -- 1.3.2 Improving crop quality -- 1.3.3 Improving abiotic stress -- 1.3.4 Improve biotic stress tolerance -- 1.4 Accelerating horticultural plant domestication -- 1.5 Challenges -- 1.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2 Evolution of genome editing technologies -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 DNA repairs system: a key in developing genome editing tools -- 2.3 The rise of the genome editing era -- 2.3.1 Homologous recombination -- 2.3.2 Meganucleases -- 2.3.3 Zinc-finger nucleases -- 2.3.4 TALENs -- 2.3.5 CRISPR-Cas9 -- 2.4 Advances in genome editing era -- 2.4.1 Base editors -- 2.4.2 Prime editors -- 2.5 Applications of gene editing technologies in agriculture -- 2.6 Application of gene editing technologies in horticulture crops -- 2.6.1 Enhance resistance to stresses -- 2.6.2 Improve fruit quality -- 2.6.3 Modify cultivation traits -- 2.6.4 Off-target analysis -- 2.7 Conclusion and future prospect -- References -- Chapter 3 CRISPR-Cas: Effectors, mechanism, and classification -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Objectives -- 3.3 CRISPR-Cas9 -- from adoptive immunity to gene editing tool -- 3.4 CRISPR-Cas9 system structure -- 3.5 CRISPR-Cas system working principle -- 3.6 Approaches for the classification of CRISPR-Cas system -- 3.7 Classification of CRISPR-Cas systems
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (554 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780443132308

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