Maintaining collections of mutants for plant functional genomics

Methods Mol Biol. 2003;236:311-26. doi: 10.1385/1-59259-413-1:311.


As the plant genomics era progresses and post-genomic functional research rapidly expands, varied genetic resources of unprecedented power and scope are being developed. Partially by the mandate of public funding, these resources are being shared via stock centers and private laboratories. The successful initiation of any new research requires that advantage be taken of these stocks. Information on most plant genomic resources can be obtained through simple yet powerful. Web searches, and ordering mechanisms are linked to the information. Hence, locating and obtaining materials is rapid and simple. Currently, available genomic resources are described, and references, links for Web data, and ordering information are also included.

MeSH terms

  • Arabidopsis / genetics
  • Genetic Techniques / economics*
  • Genome, Plant*
  • Mutagenesis, Insertional / economics
  • Mutagenesis, Insertional / methods
  • Oryza / genetics
  • Plants / genetics*
  • Research Support as Topic
  • Rhizobium / genetics
  • Zea mays / genetics