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MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY Towards Improved Cell Cycle Synchronization and Chromosome Preparation Methods in Cotton

@inproceedings{Halfmann2007MOLECULARBA,
  title={MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY Towards Improved Cell Cycle Synchronization and Chromosome Preparation Methods in Cotton},
  author={Randal Halfmann and David M. Stelly and David H Young},
  year={2007}
}
Cotton is an economically important crop that needs more extensive genetic characterization. Highly effective methods for consistent cell cycle manipulation are needed to efficiently produce high quality cytological preparations of chromosomes, and to improve methods of chromosome doubling, both of which impact cotton genomics and breeding. This manuscript reports a procedure for cell cycle synchronization of root tips using hydroxyurea (HU), and the efficacy of several known chemicals for… Expand
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