Potential for using transgenic plants as a tool for virus taxonomy

  • W. K. Kaniewski
Part of the Archives of Virology book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 5)


Transgenic plants resistant to viruses don’t behave uniformly enough to be used as a convenient tool for virus taxonomy.


Transgenic Plant Coat Protein Tobacco Mosaic Virus Coat Protein Gene Tobacco Etch Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. K. Kaniewski
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Monsanto CompanySt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Monsanto CompanySt. LouisUSA

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