• A revised, condensed edition of an undergraduate text which offers a concise introduction to all aspects of botany, including the form, function and evolution of plants and fungi. (abebooks.com)
  • He has published eight professional books to date and taught popular courses on Plants, People, and the Environment, Plant Biotechnology, and Practical Botany at the University of Michigan. (ebooks.com)
  • This easy-to-use book helps make learning botany fun and helps you acquire a wealth of fascinating information about plants. (ebooks.com)
  • The history of botany goes as far as to 4th century B.C.E. The man's curiosity on plants lead to many discoveries in Botany which shaped our current lives in many ways. (bioexplorer.net)
  • Because of his contributions, Theophrastus was hailed as the " Father of botany " because of his two surviving works on plant studies. (bioexplorer.net)
  • Botany became even more widespread among educated women who painted plants, attended classes on plant classification, and collected herbarium specimens. (bioexplorer.net)
  • Botanists often describe plants in a more inclusive manner with multicellular, eukaryotic organisms that do not have sensory organs, and have, when complete, root, stem, and leaves. (bioexplorer.net)
  • in Plant Science from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. in 1949 and his Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of California, Davis in 1954 under the direction of Professor Katherine Esau. (ebooks.com)
  • Plant Stems will be a valuable resource on form/function relationships for researchers and graduate-level students in ecology, evolutionary biology, physiology, development, genetics, agricultural sciences, and horticulture as they unravel the mechanisms and processes that allow organisms and ecosystems to function. (cmu.ac.th)
  • It is a valuable source of fresh information for academics and researchers, examining molecular mechanisms of animal and plant stem cell regulation and their usage for therapeutic applications. (waterstones.com)
  • A team of UW-Madison researchers from the lab of bioengineering Professor William Murphy is exploring the use of plants to make the three-dimensional structures that may one day be used to repair bone and tissue. (innovations-report.com)
  • In the first US/UK collaboration on space medicine, researchers from the University of Kingston will be conducting stem cell research in zero gravity. (bionews.org.uk)
  • Developing mutant plants is a common procedure for genetic researchers who want to learn about the activity of genes that are sequenced but whose functions are still unknown. (uconn.edu)
  • It is the responsibility of the researchers to protect any endangered plants and preserve the beauty of the environment as they go on with their research. (clearskinreview.org)
  • The Plant cell extracts have been obtained through complex processes of cultivation and extraction of required extract. (sbwire.com)
  • This can be used as a test for vitamin C. Vitamin C will dissolve in water, so pieces of plants can be ground up with water to make vitamin C extracts. (saps.org.uk)
  • This showed that the important ingredient for long-term growth was not necessarily a stem cell imbued with cell-production properties, but, instead, the surrounding tissues that together created stem cell behavior. (nyu.edu)
  • F1 Non-Purple Stem variety of Wisconsin Fast Plants® is a cross between the Non-Purple Stem, Hairless variety and Purple Stem, Hairy. (fastplants.org)
  • The expression of anthocyanin in the parent from the Purple Stem, Hairy variety is dominant over the anthocyaninless, Non-Purple Stem, parent. (fastplants.org)
  • Monohybrid Genetics: Recommended for single-gene inheritance studies with the F2 Non-Purple Stem seed stock. (fastplants.org)
  • We can't assume that plant genes will help human regeneration, but the principles involved in plant stem cell reconstitution could serve as a general model," he observes. (nyu.edu)
  • How a stem cell program--i.e. transcription factors and the corresponding genes guiding restorative cell division including the switch of the division plane orientation--in an already specialized cell is activated, remains unknown. (eurekalert.org)
  • It is surprising that the interactions between the handful of key genes that control the fate of each stem cell are so similar in both cases", says Carsten Peterson, professor at the Faculty of Science at Lund University. (eurekalert.org)
  • Madelaine Bartlett, biology, and plant genome scientist colleagues elsewhere have received a four-year, $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation ($812,000 to Bartlett) to study the genes that regulate plant stem cell biology and the role they play in yielding more and bigger fruit. (umass.edu)
  • Instead of waiting for the next thousand years to see what new mutations arise in these genes, we will accelerate evolution in a very controlled and intelligent way to create genetic diversity for use by traditional plant breeders. (umass.edu)
  • As humans we are completely dependent on plants and on these genes in particular. (umass.edu)
  • Bartlett says in ancient plants mutations in CLAVATA- networkgenes created "weak alleles," versions of the genes that still functioned, but differently. (umass.edu)
  • In this review we discuss available evidence on non-CG methylation in animals in light of evidence suggesting that the human stem cell methylome contains significant levels of methylation outside the CG site. (nih.gov)
  • Will human stem cell products add collagen and also help to repair acne scarring as well as deep wrinkles? (skintour.com)
  • So at this point, there aren't many human stem cell skincare products on the market. (skintour.com)
  • GE on Feb. 13 announced goals of having 20,000 women fill STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) roles by 2020 and obtaining 50:50 representation in all the company's technical entry-level programs. (railwayage.com)
  • The hypocotl is the bit between the radical and the plumule that will become the plant's stem. (gardenguides.com)
  • Different orientations of the plant's interior structure leads to different results, so finding a plant that works well for a certain application is key. (medgadget.com)
  • Due to the positive results they have demonstrated, plant stem cell cultures are extensively used in the cosmetic industry. (openpr.com)
  • Currently, plant stem cell cultures are widely used in skin care and hair care treatment products. (openpr.com)
  • Plant stem cell cultures with its positive results for use in cosmetic industry have presented a wide array of opportunities for skin care and hair care treatments that are contaminant free and use biosustainable products. (sbwire.com)
  • Scanning electron microscope image of x-section through Oryza sativa [Rice] stem, showing vascular bundles arranged in two rings and central pore(usually filled with mucilage, but collapsed in this image). (asknature.org)
  • High magnification of Oryza stem 1 image, showing a closer view of vascular bundles and cortex. (asknature.org)
  • Furthermore, the plants will likely be sucking in more nutrients while reestablishing their root systems and growing out after a trimming. (plantedtank.net)
  • Around 450 million years ago when plants first started to move out of the ocean onto land, they had to find a way to retain water, to reach light from above, to transfer mineral nutrients upwards against gravity and, for fear of falling over, to retain structural integrity in their cell wall. (uconn.edu)
  • Splice grafting broken plants is a method that will attach the main body back onto the broken stem, allowing the exchange of important moisture and nutrients to sustain the damaged stem. (gardeningknowhow.com)
  • These results revealed that ethylene-mediated ROS signaling plays a role in aerenchyma formation, and there is a causal and interdependent relationship during WA, ET and ROS in PCD, which regulates signal networks in the stem of H. annuus . (frontiersin.org)