Agrobacterium


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Agrobacterium

[¦ag·rō‚bak′tir·e·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Rhizobiaceae; cells do not fix free nitrogen, and three of the four species are plant pathogens, producing galls and hairy root.
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Investigation of transformation efficiency of rice using Agrobacterium tumefaciens and high transformation of GPAT (glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase) gene relative to chilling tolerance.
cuneifolia extract caused 50% inhibition of Agrobacterium induced tumors while the inhibition by G.
By using the gene-silencing technique, the researchers produced genetically engineered plants that could still be infected by Agrobacterium tumefaciens but would not produce the hormones that lead to gall formation.
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.
The present study was conducted to evaluate advance transgenic lines (CEMB-3, CEMB-11, CEMB-16 and CEMB-17) harboring insecticidal gene (cry1Ab) developed from local cotton cultivar MNH-93 by Agrobacterium mediated transformation.
Histological and ultrastructural observation reveals significant Cellular Differences between Agrobacterium Transformed Embryogenic and Non-embryogenic Calli of Cotton.
25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company today announced that it will provide a royalty-free research license to the academic community and other non-profit research institutions to a newly issued US Patent related to the Agrobacterium transformation method.
The introduction of these genes can be readily achieved for many plant species using Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation or direct DNA methods of gene transfer.
Among specific topics are host factors involved in the genetic transformation of plant cells by Agrobacterium, a novel gene delivery system in plants with calcium alginate micro-beads, the current state and perspective of binary vectors and superbinary vectors, understanding and avoiding transgene silencing, and intellectual property aspects of plant transformation.
Earlier workers have reported 3-HPA from glycerol by using a number of different genera namely, Agrobacterium, Alcaligenes, Arthrobacter.
y/sex pathogens Reference 1 22/17 PA, PM (1) 2 17/M SA, PA, CA (3) 3 14/17 PA, AF, CA (3) 4 12/M PA, SM, (5) SA, AX 5 13/17 PA, SA, AF (5) 6 8/M PA (5) 7 10/M None (5) 8 18/M PA, SA, AF (5) 9 16/17 PA (4) 10 19/M PA (4) 11 17/17 PA, CA, AF (4) 12 20/F PA, SA, CA, (4) AF 13 17/17 PA, SA, (4) SM, CA, AF 14 35/M PA, SM, (4) SMA 15 17/17 CA This study 16 2/M SA, HI This study 17 21 /M PA, AF This study 18 15/M SA This study * BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; ND, not determined; AR, Agrobacterium radiobacter, PA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa; PM, Proteus mirabilis; SP, Sphingomonas paucimobilis; SA, Staphylococcus aureus; CA, Candida albicans; AF, Aspergillus fumigatus; SM, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia; AX, Achromobacterxylosoxidans; SMA, Serratia marcescens; HI, Haemophilus influenzae.