Chromosome Nanoscience and Technology

 Chromosome Nanoscience and Technology
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10/31/07 CRC
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Nanobiotechnology 9781420044911
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Reviewing new trends and techniques for future chromosome research, this volume draws upon scientists from many disciplines to introduce various nano devices and applications that have been developed for handling the smallest biological materials, especially chromosomes. It details the visualization of chromosomes at nano and micro levels, including the most advanced applications ever employed for Scanning Probe Microscopy; discusses the development of a sustainable chromosome imaging database; examines isolation, comparative proteome analyses, and structural/functional analyses including a new 3-dimensional model; and describes a new antibody production method for chromosomal proteins.

Table of Contents

Mechanical Approaches to Elucidate Mechanisms of Chromosome Condensation at the Nano- and Micro-Level; Kazushige Kawabata, Keisuke Nomura, Kensuke Ikeda, Osamu Hoshi, Daisuke Fukushi, Hisashi Haga, and Tatsuo Ushiki

Development of Novel AFM Probes for Chromosome Manipulation; Masato Saito, Gen Hashiguchi, and Eiichi Tamiya

Microchamber Array-Based Sequence-Specific DNA Detection from a Single Chromosome via Trace Volume PCR; Masato Saito and Eiichi Tamiya

On-Chip Chromosome Sorter Using Electric and Magnetic Fields; Takahito Inoue, Yasuyuki Fujita, Susumu Uchiyama, Tomoyuki Doi, Kiichi Fukui, and Hiroshi Yokoyama

Fluorescence Microscopy for Analysis of Chromosome Dynamics; Sachihiro Matsunaga

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) as a Tool for Comparative Genomics; Yoichi Matsuda, Mami Shibusawa, Kazumi Matsubara, and Chizuko Nishida-Umehara

Immunocytochemistry for Analyzing Chromosomes; Osamu Hoshi, Toru Hirota, Eiji Kimura, Nae Komatsubara, and Tatsuo Ushiki

Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy of Mammalian Metaphase Chromosomes; Sumire Inaga, Keiichi Tanaka, and Tatsuo Ushiki

Atomic Force Microscopy of Human Chromosomes in Relation to Their Higher-Order Structure; Osamu Hoshi, Daisuke Fukushi, and Tatsuo Ushiki

Mechanism of Higher-Order Chromatin Folding Revealed by AFM Observation of In Vitro Reconstituted Chromatin; Kohji Hizume, Toshiro Kobori, Shige H. Yoshimura, and Kunio Takeyasu

Scanning Near-Field Optical/Atomic Force Microscopy as a Tool for Simultaneous Specification of Chromosome Topography and Particular Gene Location on the Nanometer Scale; Motoharu Shichiri, Tomoyuki Yoshino, Daisuke Fukushi, Shoji Hagiwara, Kohei Akazawa, Toshio Ohtani, and Shigeru Sugiyama

Isolation of Human and Plant Chromosomes as Nano-Materials; Susumu Uchiyama, Tomoyuki Doi, and Kiichi Fukui

Proteome Analysis of Human Metaphase Chromosomes; Kiichi Fukui and Susumu Uchiyama

Anti-Peptide Antibodies for Examining the Conformation and Molecular Assembly of an Intracellular Protein; Masatoshi Nakagawa, Nobuko Ohmido, Katsumi Ishikawa, Susumu Uchiyama, Kiichi Fukui, and Takachika Azuma

Structure and Interactions of the Imitation SWI-Type Chromatin-Remodeling Complex, ATP-Dependent Chromatin-Assembly Factor; Tadayasu Ohkubo, Mariana Petkova-Andonova, Yukiko Kojima, Shota Nakamura, Hiroko Fujita, Yoshinori Nishi, Hiroaki Nakano, Susumu Uchiyama, Kiichi Fukui, and Yuji Kobayashi

Dynamic and Functional Analysis of Chromosomal Proteins; Nobuko Ohmido, Susumu Uchiyama, Sachihiro Matsunaga, Masatoshi Nakagawa, Takachika Azuma, and Kiichi Fukui

Development of a Sustainable Chromosome Imaging Database; Kenji Taniguchi, Chiharu Mitsueda, Naho Okumura, and Wakako Miyazaki

Image Database and Image Analysis of Chromosome Information; Shin-ichi Toyabe, Takayuki Matsuto, Tatsuo Ushiki, and Kouhei Akazawa

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  • Describes those practical methods successfully used for handling the smallest biological materials such as chromosomes
  • presents the most advanced applications ever employed for scanning probe microscopy 
  • Discusses the development of a sustainable chromosome imaging database
  • Examines isolation, comparative proteome analyses, and structural/functional analyses, including a new 3-dimensional model
  • Reveals a new method for producing antibodies to chromosomal proteins