Now in its fifth edition and for the first time available as an electronic product with all entries cross-linked. This very successful long-seller has once again been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. It now contains over 13,000 entries, and comprehensively covering genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics. Each entry contains an extensive explanation, including a comprehensive listing of synonyms and acronyms, and all formulas have been redrawn to create a uniform style, while most of the figures are custom designed for this dictionary. The ultimate reference for all terms in the -omics fields.
Gunter Kahl is Professor for Plant Molecular Biology at the Biocenter of Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. After gaining his PhD in plant biochemistry, he spent two postdoctoral years at Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA, joining Professor Joe Varner, and at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California with Professor James Bonner. His main research interests are: -Sequencing and analysis of fungal, plant and animal genomes -Transcriptome analysis in pro- and eukaryotic organisms -Technology development Gunter Kahl is the author of more than 250 scientific journal publications and several book publications including all titles of the successful book series Molecular Plant Biology Handbook series, and currently holds the CSO position at GenXPro GmbH, a company specializing in novel technologies in genomics and transcriptomics, located at the Frankfurt Innovation Centre for Biotechnology (FIZ), Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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