Michael D Bennett

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Botanic Gardens
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Anthocyanin inhibits propidium iodide DNA fluorescence in Euphorbia pulcherrima: implications for genome size variation and flow cytometry
    Michael D Bennett
    Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 101:777-90. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Plant genome size research: a field in focus
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:1-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA amounts in angiosperms: progress, problems and prospects
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:45-90. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparisons with Caenorhabditis (approximately 100 Mb) and Drosophila (approximately 175 Mb) using flow cytometry show genome size in Arabidopsis to be approximately 157 Mb and thus approximately 25% larger than the Arabidopsis genome initiative estimate
    Michael D Bennett
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 91:547-57. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint First nuclear DNA C-values for 18 eudicot families
    Lynda Hanson
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 96:1315-20. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint First nuclear DNA C-values for 28 angiosperm genera
    Lynda Hanson
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 91:31-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of DNA amounts across land plants (embryophyta)
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 95:207-17. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA C-values in 30 species double the familial representation in pteridophytes
    Renate Obermayer
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    Ann Bot 90:209-17. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The origin, evolution and proposed stabilization of the terms 'genome size' and 'C-value' to describe nuclear DNA contents
    Johann Greilhuber
    Institute of Botany and Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna, Austria
    Ann Bot 95:255-60. 2005
  10. pmc Eukaryotic genome size databases
    T Ryan Gregory
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:D332-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Anthocyanin inhibits propidium iodide DNA fluorescence in Euphorbia pulcherrima: implications for genome size variation and flow cytometry
    Michael D Bennett
    Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 101:777-90. 2008
    ..By 1997 it was recognized that secondary metabolites may affect DNA staining, thereby causing inaccuracy. Here experiments are reported with poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) with green leaves and red bracts rich in phenolics...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plant genome size research: a field in focus
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:1-6. 2005
    ..The paper offers a vision of how increased knowledge and understanding of genome size will contribute to holisitic genomic studies in both plants and animals in the next decade...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA amounts in angiosperms: progress, problems and prospects
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:45-90. 2005
    ..The last compilation was published in 2000, so a further supplementary list is timely to monitor progress against targets set at the first plant genome size workshop in 1997 and to facilitate new goal setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparisons with Caenorhabditis (approximately 100 Mb) and Drosophila (approximately 175 Mb) using flow cytometry show genome size in Arabidopsis to be approximately 157 Mb and thus approximately 25% larger than the Arabidopsis genome initiative estimate
    Michael D Bennett
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 91:547-57. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint First nuclear DNA C-values for 18 eudicot families
    Lynda Hanson
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 96:1315-20. 2005
    ..50 %) by 2009. The present study targeted eudicot families for which representation in 2003 (42.5 %) was much lower than monocot (72.8 %) and basal angiosperm (69.0 %) families...
  6. ncbi request reprint First nuclear DNA C-values for 28 angiosperm genera
    Lynda Hanson
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 91:31-8. 2003
    ..Thus, completing familial representation for genome size for angiosperms may prove impossible in any short period, and progress towards this goal will become slower...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of DNA amounts across land plants (embryophyta)
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 95:207-17. 2005
    ..g. Plant DNA C-values database; release 2.0, January 2003; http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/cval/homepage.html) together with improved consensus of relationships between and within land plant groups makes such an analysis timely...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA C-values in 30 species double the familial representation in pteridophytes
    Renate Obermayer
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    Ann Bot 90:209-17. 2002
    ..7 pg in Psilotum nudum var. gasa. Superimposing C-value data onto a robust phylogeny of pteridophytes suggests some possible trends in C-value evolution and highlights areas for future work...
  9. ncbi request reprint The origin, evolution and proposed stabilization of the terms 'genome size' and 'C-value' to describe nuclear DNA contents
    Johann Greilhuber
    Institute of Botany and Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna, Austria
    Ann Bot 95:255-60. 2005
    ..Reconsideration of the terminology is required...
  10. pmc Eukaryotic genome size databases
    T Ryan Gregory
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:D332-8. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlated evolution of genome size and seed mass
    Jeremy M Beaulieu
    Department of Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
    New Phytol 173:422-37. 2007
    ..Plant growth form is the only variable examined thus far that explains a greater proportion of variation in seed mass than does genome size...