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Cover for Antimicrobial peptides: discovery, design and novel therapeutic strategies.

This book contains 14 chapters focusing on discovery, classification and functional diversity of antimicrobial peptides; structural and functional diversity of cathelicidins; disulfide-linked defensins; prediction and design of antimicrobial peptides - methods and applications to genomes and...

Author(s)
Wang GuangShun
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prediction and design of antimicrobial peptides: methods and applications to genomes and proteomes.

The growing antibiotic resistance issue requires the search for novel antimicrobial agents. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are potent innate defence molecules that constitute useful templates for antimicrobial design. The establishment of databases facilitates the development of computer algorithms...

Author(s)
Wang GuangShun
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diversity of RNA silencing pathways in plants.

This chapter is dedicated to describe the diversity of RNA silencing pathways in plants. Regulatory mechanisms have been put in place to control invading nucleic acids from endogenous (mainly transposons) or exogenous (mainly viruses) origins. Silencing is mediated by siRNAs, and can occur at...

Author(s)
Elvira-Matelot, E.; Martínez de Alba, Á. E.; Vaucheret, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647678)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus.

Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus (VHSV) is the aetiological agent of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) and is a member of the family Rhabdoviridae within the order Mononegavirales. These viruses have single-stranded, negative-sense (nega) RNA genomes with enveloped bullet- or cone-shaped...

Author(s)
Lumsden, J. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evolution and potential non-target effect of the introduced biological control agent <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptolaemus montrouzieri</i>.

Author(s)
Li, H. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classical genetics and breeding.

This chapter describes almond germplasm and genetics, including ploidy, genome size, inheritance of qualitative characters and heritability of quantitative traits. The objectives, methodology, achievements and prospects of breeding programmes are discussed. Major breeding objectives include...

Author(s)
Batlle, I.; Dicenta, F.; Socias i Company, R.; Gradziel, T. M.; Wirthensohn, M.; Duval, H.; Vargas, F. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aphid genomics and its contribution to understanding aphids as crop pests.

This chapter considers some examples of how aphid genomes have contributed to understanding aphids as crop pests. It aims to give a very broad overview of areas where genomics has contributed to understanding aspects of aphid biology, ecology, behaviour and evolution, which in turn have played...

Author(s)
Field, L. M.; Bass, C.; Davies, T. G. E.; Williamson, M. S.; Zhou, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Population genetic issues: new insights using conventional molecular markers and genomics tools.

This chapter explains how molecular markers have been used and continue to be used to understand aphid life cycles, including population structure and dynamics and overwintering. Without repeating all the discoveries concerning these topic areas as outlined earlier, it refers briefly to the major...

Author(s)
Loxdale, H. D.; Edwards, O.; Tagu, D.; Vorburger, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bioprospecting microbial diversity: intellectual property rights issues.

This chapter focuses on the importance of microorganisms to bioprospection due to their small size and rapid generation. The roles of genomics, culturomics and metagenomics in bringing more information and bringing hidden microbes in culture collections for use and exploitation are discussed and...

Author(s)
Om Prakash; Aabheejeet Pansare; Dhar, S. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CRISPR/Cas9 system, a revolutionary technology for genome editing: applications and intellectual property disputes.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the CRISPR/Cas9 system in genome editing. Some applications of this revolutionary genome editing system in the treatment of genetic disorders, infectious diseases, genetic engineering in plants, generation of animal models for research and laboratory...

Author(s)
Kartikay Bisen; Keswani, C.; Akanksha Singh; Rakesh Pandey; Sandhya Mishra; Sarma, B. K.; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter

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