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Published by Springer in New York .
Written in English


  • Agrobacterium

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Tzvi Tzfira, Vitaly Citovsky.
ContributionsTzfira, Tzvi., Citovsky, Vitaly.
LC ClassificationsQR82.R45 A365 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 750 p. :
Number of Pages750
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16751338M
ISBN 100387722890
ISBN 109780387722894
LC Control Number2007942364

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The papers included in this book were integral to the current understanding of the interaction of Agrobacterium with its hosts, its development into a major player in the genetic engineering of plants, and the biological control of crown cterium tumefaciens: From Plant Pathology to Biotechnology is divided into five sections.   INTRODUCTION. Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a soil phytopathogen that naturally infects plant wound sites and causes crown gall disease via delivery of transferred (T)-DNA from bacterial cells into host plant cells through a bacterial type IV secretion system (T4SS). Through the advancement and innovation of molecular biology technology during the past few decades, various important bacterial Cited by: From the reviews of the second edition: "This is, as the title suggests, a laboratory manual with protocols for using Agrobacterium tumefaciens to transform plant species . the book will be a valuable addition to the laboratory bookshelf.5/5(1). ‘Agrobacterium’ is a comprehensive book on Agrobacterium research, including its history, application, basic biology discoveries, and effects on human society. Although the book largely focuses on providing a detailed review of virtually all molecular events of the genetic transformation process, it also provides coverage of ethical and.

Agrobacterium is a plant pathogen which causes the "crown-gall" disease, a neoplastic growth that results from the transfer of a well-defined DNA segment ("transferred DNA", or "T-DNA") from the bacterial Ti (tumor-inducing) plasmid to the host cell, its integration into the host genome, and the expression of oncogenes contained on the T-DNA.   This little memoir is not a review; the reader is directed to current authoritative Agrobacterium reviews with genetic (23) or cell biology emphasis (24). Likewise, this is not an update on recent advances in plant genetic engineering, which are the subject of a recent book (13). Rather, I inviteCited by: Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a soil bacterium, which is used to transfer a small segment of DNA into plant genome by the process known as transformation (Mishra et al., ). The whole plant is regenerated from individual plant. In this method of gene transfer, the desired gene is inserted into T region of disarmed Ti plasmid of Agrobacterium. All users of this book will certainly appreciate the notes sections that bring additional information on potential difficulties in the protocols and alternative materials or methods. The book is the fountainhead of recent practical knowledge concerning Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and it will become the core manual ." (J.

Agrobacterium tumefaciens (updated scientific name Rhizobium radiobacter, synonym Agrobacterium radiobacter) is the causal agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) in over species of is a rod-shaped, Gram-negative soil bacterium. Symptoms are caused by the insertion of a small segment of DNA (known as the T-DNA, for 'transfer DNA', not to be confused with tRNA Class: Alphaproteobacteria. Agrobacterium is a plant pathogenic bacterium that causes tumours (crown gall disease) in some plant species (Fig. 1A). The bacterium contains a plasmid (the tumour-inducing or Ti plasmid), part of which (the T-DNA) integrates into the host plant chromosomes (Fig. 1B). The Ti plasmid contains several genes including the vir genes which control. Agrobacterium -Mediated Plant Transformation: Biology and Applications Article (PDF Available) in The Arabidopsis Book e October with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Rapid changes and significant progress have been made in the use of Agrobacterium to genetically transform plants for both basic research purposes and agricultural development. In Agrobacterium Protocols, Second Edition, Volumes 1 and 2, a team of leading experts and veteran researchers describe in detail their best techniques for delivering DNA to plant cells and permanently altering their Reviews: 1.