Agrobacterium


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Synonyms for Agrobacterium

small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems

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Xavier, Optimization of the Transient Gusa Gene Transfer of Phalaenopsis Violacea Orchid via Agrobacterium Tumefaciens: an Assessment of Factors Influencing the Efficiency of Gene Transfer Mechanisms, Adv.
Royalty-free access to research tools like the Agrobacterium transformation process is critical for solving important global agricultural problems, establishing industry-academia collaborations, and training students," said David Conrad, Executive Director of NUtech Ventures, a nonprofit organization responsible for building partnerships between the University of Nebraska and the private sector.
This assay utilizes a system based on the Crown Gall disease of plants caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens.
Agrobacterium radiobacter k1026 is a biopesticide used to control the crown gall disease of fruits and trees and shrubs.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens Dupont circular chromosome (Wood et al.
The hitch is that the plant genetic engineer's courier, the crown-gall bacterium Agrobacterium tumifaciens, only infects dicots, such as flax.
The Swiss researchers inserted the two foreign genes into cassava with the help of Agrobacterium tumefaciens (SN: 1/17/87, p.
PVY-resistant potato plants derived from the Baronesa cultivar were obtained by genetic transformation in 1995 via Agrobacterium, and the presence of the PVY pBI plasmid containing the gene encoding the Y virus capsid protein (CP) was confirmed in these plants by means of PCR, bioassay and ELISA techniques (POHL et al.
As the ROLB (root loci) gene from Agrobacterium rhizogenes has been found to be the most effective among the ROL genes in promoting root formation, this gene has been applied in genetic transformation to improve AR of some recalcitrant plants (Nilsson et al.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a soil bacterium that has long been known to cause plant crown gall disease.
A new Agrobacterium strain isolated from aerial tumors on Ficus benjamina L.
The study reported herein utilized the Agrobacterium tumefaciens-induced potato disc tumor assay.
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.