Analysis of cytological activities in sugar beet calluses

Taha, R.M. and Ehsani-Moghaddam, B. (2008) Analysis of cytological activities in sugar beet calluses. Journal of Biological Sciences, 8 (5). pp. 874-881. ISSN 1727-3048

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Abstract

The present study focus on the results of cytological studies of embryogenic (E) and Non-Embryogenic (NE) calluses as the main tissues for cytological studies and the cells of primary root meristem derived from seedling or in vitro cloned plant, as reference tissues. The cellular parameters, such as Mitotic Index (MI), cell-doubling time (Cdt), cell and nuclear area and DNA C value of the different tissues, which may be involved with cell activity, have quantitatively been compared. Embryogenic callus of sugar beet, containing meristematic centers unlike the non-embryogenic one, the cytological behavior of their cells was very close to typical meristematic tissue i.e,, primary root of seedling. In non-embryogenic cells, increased in the rate of cytoplasm/nuclear (C/N) area, endoreduplication and reduction of mitotic index followed by increasing of cell doubling times were observed. © 2008 Asian Network for Scientific Information.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Beta vulgaris Cell cycle Cell doubling time Embryogenic callus Image analysis plant DNA article cell activity cell cycle phase cell function cell nucleus cell structure controlled study cytoplasm endoreduplication meristem mitosis index nonhuman plant cell plant morphology plant root plant tissue seedling sugar beet Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science
Depositing User: miss munirah saadom
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2014 01:24
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2014 01:24
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/10707

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