Transformation of Tobacco (Nicotiana clevelandii and N. Benthamiana)

  • R. Tavazza
  • G. Ancora
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 23)


A range of procedures has been developed for transferring specific DNA into plant cells. These include the uptake of DNA by protoplasts (Krens et al. 1982; Potrykus et al. 1985), DNA transfer mediated by Agrobacterium, and more recently the microprojectile (Klein et al. 1987) or shoot gun method, which is of great interest for the transformation of plants whose tissues are recalcitrant to regeneration of whole plants from cells.


Transgenic Plant Transgenic Tobacco Plant Coat Protein Gene Crown Gall Direct Gene Transfer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Tavazza
  • G. Ancora
    • 1
  1. 1.ENEA Dip. Ricerca e Sviluppo AgroindustrialiDiv. Ingegneria GeneticaRoma A.DItaly

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