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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The Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain EHA105 was used as transformation vector carrier.
2012) Traversing the cell: Agrobacterium T-DNA's journey to the host genome.
Comparison of Agrobacterium and particle bombardment using whole plasmid or minimal cassette for production of high-expressing, low-copy transgenic plants.
Identification of an opd (Organophosphate degradation) gene in an Agrobacterium isolate.
Adaptation of Shoot apex agrobacterium inoculation and culture to cotton transformation.
When Agrobacterium infects a plant it transfers this T-DNA to a random site in the plant genome.
The objective of this study was to transiently express GUS gene from Escherichia coli in cassava leaves by infiltration with Agrobacterium tumefaciens in order to generate a quick methodological approximation for the functional analysis of cassava genes.
The most common method to transfer exogenous genes to plants is based on transformation vectors derived from Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Agrobacterium rhizogenes, two bacteria that are normally found in soil and which contaminate the cells of many dicotyledonous plants.
An improved Agrobacterium mediated transformation in tomato using hygromycin as a selective agent.
Agrobacterium was described by Conn in 1942, and then was placed in rhizobiacea family by Yang et al based on the sequence of 16S rRNA, and then was called Rhizobium rhizogenese [2].