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agrobacterium

(ăg′rō-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. agrobac·teria (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various aerobic, chiefly phytopathogenic bacteria of the genus Agrobacterium, especially A. tumefaciens, the cause of crown gall in plants. A. tumefaciens is used to construct transgenic plants because it transfers genetic material to plant cells when it infects them.
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Most of the earlier studies on Agrobacterium tumefaciens mediated transformation in onions report the use of immature embryos as explant that is laborious, time specific and contamination associated step.
Bacteria elimination after co-cultivation: The Agrobacterium elimination was performed after the co-cultivation in pre-cultivated or non-pre-cultivated explants.
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Rhizobium (Agrobacterium) radiobacter identified as a cause of chronic endophthalmitis subsequent to cataract extraction.
Chiodo, "Agrobacterium radiobacter pneumonia in a patient with HIV infection," European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, vol.
Agrobacterium has been utilized as a vector to deliver foreign DNA and induce transient expression of recombinant proteins in various plants [34].
(1984) Grapevine cuttings as potential sites of survival and means of dissemination of Agrobacterium tumefaciens.
Comparison of Agrobacterium and particle bombardment using whole plasmid or minimal cassette for production of high-expressing, low-copy transgenic plants.
Kumashiro, "Efficient transformation of rice (Oryza sativa L.) mediated by agrobacterium and sequence analysis of the boundaries of the T-DNA," Plant Journal, vol.
The two most important and widely used PTEs are OPH (Flavobacterium, Pseudomonas) and OpdA (isolated from Agrobacterium) (Mulbry and Karns, 1989; Horne et al., 2002).