Agrobacterium tumefaciens

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the bacteria that produce crown gall disease in plants

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An article about the group's collective findings, "The Genome of Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58: Insights into the evolution and biology of a natural genetic engineer," was published in the December 14, 2001 issue of Science magazine.
This was done by means of Agrobacterium tumefaciens, a tumor inducing bacteria in plants whose T-region is easily manipulated to carry external genes and transfer them to the existing genome of the plants it infects.
Scientists have created molecular tools and developed Agrobacterium tumefaciens as a vehicle for transferring genes into plants.
She and other plant scientists had long known alfalfa could be improved using the soil bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens to transfer engineered genes into plant cells.
The Swiss researchers inserted the two foreign genes into cassava with the help of Agrobacterium tumefaciens (SN: 1/17/87, p.
Factors influencing Agrobacterium tumefaciens mediated transformation and expression of kanamycin resistance in pickling cucumber.
The disarmed Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain LBA4404 was used for the transformation.
mitochondrial CS in Canola via Agrobacterium tumefaciens showed high CS
Agrobacterium tumefaciens Cereon circular chromosome (Goodner et al.
Table 2 Growth (indicated by + or -) of Agrobacterium tumefaciens on YEM medium as a function of incubation time (min) in phosphate buffered medium and 0.
Another research project on horizontal gene transfer commissioned by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF), the predecessor to the Food Standards Agency, concerns Agrobacterium tumefaciens, the soil bacterium that causes crown gall disease, which has been developed as a major gene transfer vector for making transgenic plants.
The Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science is awarded to Mary-Dell Chilton, for her key discoveries and wide-ranging contributions in the development of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens Ti plasmid as a major vector system for plant genetic engineering.
We'll also insert the new gene with Agrobacterium tumefaciens, a bacterium commonly used in genetic engineering.