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Definition of the noun agrobacterium

What does agrobacterium mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

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

Phrases with Agrobacterium

  1. Agrobacterium Rathayi
  2. Agrobacterium Atlanticum
  3. Agrobacterium Radiobacter
  4. agrobacterium tumefaciens
  5. Species Agrobacterium Rathayi
  6. genus agrobacterium

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Google previewMicrobiology with Diseases by Taxonomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrobacterium is a genus of Gramnegative ...

Google previewRecent Trends in Biotechnology and Therapeutic Applications of Medicinal Plants (2013)

by Mohd. Shahid, Anwar Shahzad, Abida Malik, Aastha Sahai

Agrobacterium is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria established by H. J. Conn that uses horizontal gene transfer to cause tumors in plants. Agrobacterium is well known for its ability to transfer DNA between itself and plants, ...

Google previewPrescott's Principles of Microbiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrobacterium is a genus of Gramnegative ...

Google previewBiotechnology in Medical Sciences (2014)

by Firdos Alam Khan

Agrobacterium: Agrobacterium is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria established by H. J. Conn that uses horizontal gene transfer to cause tumors in plants. Agrobacterium tumefaciens is the most commonly studied species in this genus.

Google previewEnvironmental Microbiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrobacterium is a genus of Gramnegative bacteria ...

Google previewMolecular improvement of cereal crops (1999)

by I. K. Vasil

Introduction Agrobacterium is a remarkable microorganism: it is the only prokaryotic organism known that is capable of transferring DNA to eukaryotic cells (Bundock et al., 1995, Ream, 1989). This naturally occurring mechanism of the ...

Google previewBiotechnology (1992)

Enhancing Research on Tropical Crops in Africa by G. Thottappilly

Agrobacterium is a natural genetic engineer and its Ti plasmid has been extensively studied and used in gene transfer, but the actual process by which T- DNA traverses the bacterial and plant cell walls and becomes integrated into the host ...

Google previewBiotechnology & Food for Canadians (2002)

by Alan McHughen, American Council on Science and Health, Centre for Studies in Risk and Regulation

Agrobacterium is a soil- borne microbe with the natural ability to transfer pieces of Figure 2 Traditional plant biotechnology has had profound impacts on The Fraser Institute | 13 Genetic modification of ...

Google previewBacterial Pathogenesis of Plants and Animals (2013)

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms by Jeffrey L. Dangl

However, Agrobacterium is a unique pathogen. Although crown gall and hairy root syndromes are classified as diseases (see LONG and STASKAWICZ 1993), agrobacteria, unlike typical plant bacterial pathogens, do not cause extensive host ...

Google previewTransgenic Crops of the World (2004)

Essential Protocols by Ian S. Curtis

Agrobacterium is a plant pathogen that in the process of infection transfers a segment of its DNA (T-DN A) into the genome of its host. Molecular biologists have taken advantage of this process to transfer a gene of interest, in a plant expression ...

Google previewTesting for Genetic Manipulation in Plants (2002)

by John Flex Jackson, Hans F. Linskens, Ross B. Inman

and it takes weeks to eliminate Agrobacterium from plant tissues (Barghchi 1995; Suter-Crazzolara et al. 1995). Although Agrobacterium is a resilient Molecular ...

Google previewTransgenic Cotton (2004)

by Shirong Jia

Agrobacterium is a Gram-negative soil bacterium, among which A. tumefaciens and A. rhizogenes are generally used for plant transformation. Naturally, these two species are able to infect wounding sites of most dicotyledonous plants ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Agrobacterium : A naturally occurring soil microorganism (bacterium) that produces crown gall disease in the wild; it does so by introducing part of its genetic material into the plant to direct it to make compounds it needs to live. A small piece of ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

Agrobacterium was used for random insertional mutagenesis in the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus (by the insertion of T- DNA: ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

Introduction Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a Gram-negative soil bacterium with the ability to infect plants through a process that involves delivery of a specific segment of its genome to the nuclei of susceptible plant cells. The transferred DNA ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

Agrobacterium rhizogenes: A species of GRAM-negative, rod-shaped soil bacteria, often harboring large plasmids, called Ri plasmids; it can cause a tumorous growth known as hairy root disease in certain plants bot biot >>> Figure 27 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Tetraviridae Agrobacterium phage PIIBNV6, (PIIBNV6), Myoviridae Agrobacterium phage PS8, (PS8), Siphoviridae Agrobacterium phage PT11, ( PT11), ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

Under optimal conditions, Agrobacterium transformation in monocotyledons can be highly effective and up to 25–50% of treated calluses may yield transgenic plants in amenable varieties of rice and corn. Although the mechanisms of gene ...

Google previewDictionary of Biotechnology

by Dr K P Singh

Agrobacterium tumefaciens A bacterium that causes crown gall disease in some plants. The bacterium infects a wound, and injects a short stretch of DNA into some of the cells around the wound. The DNA comes from a large plasmid - the Ti ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

Biocontrol agent Identification Target pests/application Adalia bipunctata Adoxophyes orana Agapeta zoegana Agasicles hygrophila Agrobacterium radiobacter A. radiobacter K84 A. radiobacter K1026 Amblyseius mites Amblyseius ...

Google previewDictionary of Biology (2014)

by Bill Indge

Agrobacterium the production of a nerve impulse. The molecules of the transmitter substance have a specific shape that enables them to fit into the receptor molecule. There are other chemicals that have similar shapes and they can also fit ...

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Agrobacterium Meaning

Video shows what agrobacterium means. A soil bacterium, of the genus Agrobacterium, which can fix nitrogen, and causes the formation of crown galls in plants.

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