hairy root

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a phase of crown gall (especially in apples) during which there is abnormal development of fine fibrous roots

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Upregulation of ginsenoside and gene expression related to triterpene biosynthesis in ginseng hairy root cultures elicited by methyl jasmonate.
Agrobacterium rhizogenes-mediated Hairy root Formation in Some Rubia tinctorum L.
Georgiev notes that hairy roots are a big improvement over traditional, greenhouse-based plant culturing.
We've gone from 100 hairy root lines to 10, experimenting with different media and hormones to see which ones yield the most gossypol--and the gossypol derivatives with the greatest biological activity," Triplett says.
The research group has hairy root cultures for several different species of the medicinal herbs being studied.
Hairy root disease, found mainly in dicotyledonous roots, is characterized by an abundant proliferation of roots at the site of infection by A.
In contrast, Agrobacterium rhizogenes, the causative organism of hairy root disease (for review, see Nilsson and Olsson, 1997), produces large numbers of transgenic hairy roots in soybean (White et al.
Why are hairy root clusters so abundant in the most nutrient-impoverished soils of Australia?
Application of Brassica napus hairy root cultures for phenol removal from aqueous solutions.
Plant cell and tissue culture is a useful technology for producing plant-specific bioactive compounds, and many hairy root cultures of A annua, which present genetic and biochemical stabilities similar to those of the mother plant, are established for more stable and efficient production of their active constituents (Liu et al.
Genetically modified as defined by scientists and agriculturalists means a new gene was introduced outside of breeding--usually by using a bacterium that normally inserts its genes into plants (the causative agents of crown gall disease or hairy root disease).