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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An improved strategy directed to strengthen the Agrobacterium mediated transformation system is required to overcome barriers to transform monocots genetically.
Activation of bacterial strains: Agrobacterium LBA4404-ElectroMAX[R] cells (transformed with bifunctional BinRD29A or pCAMBIA1301 plasmids) were cultured in 25 mL of liquid Luria-Bertani (LB) medium (10 g/L triptone, 5 g/L NaCl, 5 g/L yeast extract) containing the appropriate antibiotics and allowed to grow for 48 h at 28 [degrees]C with 160 rpm agitation according to Solis-Ramos, GonzalezEstrada, Nahuath-Dzib, Zapata-Rodriguez, & Castano (2009).
Sterilized potato pieces were inoculated with 50 [micro]L of Agrobacterium tumefaciens (1.0x[10.sup.9] CFU/ml).
Agrobacterium spp isolated from clinical specimens.
Sawada, "Classification and nomenclature of Agrobacterium and Rhizobium," International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol.
Inactivation of sterilized Agrobacterium was confirmed by their inability to form colonies on YEP agar plates (data not shown).
(2012) Traversing the cell: Agrobacterium T-DNA's journey to the host genome.
Multiplex PCR assay for identification of commonly used disarmed Agrobacterium tumefaciens strains.
Waterhouse, "Improved vectors for Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of monocot plants," Acta Horticulturae, vol.