, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 60–61 | Cite as

The isolation, culture and organ differentiation from mesophyll protoplasts ofMollugo nudicaulis Lam., a C4 species

  • K. P. Chellappan
  • S. Seeni
  • A. Gnanam


Isolation and culture of mesophyll protoplasts fromMollugo nudicaulis, a C4 species, is reported. Protoplasts developed into callus with root formation. However, no shoot was differentiated. This work was carried out as a part of our overall objective of inducing somatic fusion between the protoplasts of C3 and C4 species ofMollugo.


Root Formation Organ Differentiation Mesophyll Protoplast Somatic Fusion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. P. Chellappan
    • 1
  • S. Seeni
    • 1
  • A. Gnanam
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Biological SciencesMadurai Kamaraj UniversityMaduraiIndia

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