Menq-Jiau Tseng

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The objectives of this research were first to isolate plastid gene sequences from cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata L.), and to establish the chloroplast transformation technology of Brassica. A universal transformation vector (pASCC201) for Brassica chloroplast was constructed with trnV–rrn16S (left) and trnI–trnA–rrn23S (right) of the IRA region(More)
Chloroplast genetic engineering is an environmentally friendly approach, where the foreign integrated gene is often expressed at a higher level than nuclear transformation. The cry1Ab gene was successfully transferred into the cabbage chloroplast genome in this study. The aadA and cry1Ab genes were inserted into the pASCC201 vector and driven by the prrn(More)
Cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata L.) is one of the most important vegetable crops grown worldwide. Scientists are using biotechnology in addition to traditional breeding methods to develop new cabbage varieties with desirable traits. Recent biotechnological advances in chloroplast transformation technology have opened new avenues for crop(More)
We studied the extent to which catechin applied as a soil drench modifies the effects of soil waterlogging on plant growth, the functioning of the free radical scavenging system and on oxidative stress levels. Forty-day-old tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L.) were treated with 0 and 2 mM catechin 48 h prior to 5 d waterlogging followed by a 4 d drainage(More)
Classical swine fever (CSF) is a highly infectious hemorrhagic disease that affects domestic and wild swine. Live attenuated vaccines for classical swine fever viruses (CSFV) can provide rapid onset protection against CSF. However, because of serious safety concerns regarding the use of modified-live virus vaccines, the development of novel CSFV vaccines is(More)
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