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James Birchler University of Missouri Columbia, Tucker Hall, USA
1 protocol

Jon Cody University of Missouri Columbia, Tucker Hall, USA
1 protocol

Changzeng Zhao University of Missouri Columbia, Tucker Hall, USA
1 protocol

Robert Gaeta University of Missouri Columbia, Tucker Hall, USA
1 protocol

Nathan C. Swyers
  • University of Missouri Columbia, Tucker Hall, USA
Contributions
  • 1 Author merit

Education

B. S., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, 2011

Current position

Ph. D. in Biological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO (expected graduation: 2018)

Publications

  1. Graham ND¹, Cody JP¹, Swyers NC¹, and McCaw ME¹, Zhao C, Birchler JA. 2015. Minichromosomes: Structure, function, and applications. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology (IRCMB). 63-119.
  2. Cody, J. P.†, Swyers, N. C.†, McCaw, M. E.†, Graham, N. D.†, Zhao, C. and Birchler, J. A.* (2015). Minichromosomes: Vectors for crop improvement. Agronomy 5(3): 309-321. († These authors contributed equally to this work)
1 Protocol published
Telomere-mediated Chromosomal Truncation via Agrobacterium tumefaciens or Particle Bombardment to Produce Engineered Minichromosomes in Plants
Minichromosomes are small, autonomously functioning chromosomes that exist separately from the normal chromosomal set. Creation of minichromosomes in plants relies on telomere truncation to remove the chromosome arms and the native telomere sequence ...