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Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Definition of the noun agrobacterium tumefaciens

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  1. the bacteria that produce crown gall disease in plants

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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 previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Agrobacterium tumefaciens, ▷T-DNA Agrobacterium rhizogenes: A bacterium closely related to A. tumefaciens. It induces hairy roots rather than crown gall on the host plants. The genes responsible for the formation of hairy roots reside in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Grains (2015)

by Colin W Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman, Jonathan Faubion

T-DNA Tiplasmid Agrobacterium tumefaciens DNA disc and plant cell plate placed In biolistics device Protoplast (no wall) Plant cell with wall Protoplast transformation + Cellulases, Glycosidases Shock in the presence of DNA Transformed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

Agrobacterium tumefaciens The soil pathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens was discovered in the 1907, when as Bacterium tumefaciens it has been identified as the causal agent of neoplastic crown gall disease in plants. Extensive genetic ...

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