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Atu stands for Agrobacterium Tumefaciens
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coli and LBA4404 strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens were used for transformation events in this study.
It also includes literary references from Jules Verne and Mark Twain; illustrations of how Agrobacterium tumefaciens transfers genes into a plant, and of an aphid eating while also giving birth; and stories of scientists from Carolus Linnaeus to Elie Metchnikoff to Jeff Gordon.
They bring together recent protocols for the transformation, regeneration, and selection of transgenic plants using both biolistic and Agrobacterium tumefaciens appropriate for wheat, barley, and oat.
Previous studies have shown that the dual promoter of Agrobacterium tumefaciens mannopine synthase (mas) genes is regulated by plant growth hormones, and that the activity of the mas dual promoters increases basipetally in developing plants; it has also been reported that the apical meristem contains a factor that inhibits stimulation of mas promoter activity (Langridge et al.
In addition, the present of coniferyl alcohol in PLBs, one of the phenolic compounds present in Dendrobium orchids which can induce vir gene expression in Agrobacterium tumefaciens and thus provides a fundamental element required for successful Agrobacterium -mediated transformation system in orchid plants (Nan et al, 1998).
5 ml distilled water and 2 ml of 48-h old broth culture of Agrobacterium tumefaciens (approximately 5 x [10.
They then inserted this gene into the bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens.