Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of the dwarf pomegranate (Punica granatum L. var. nana)

  title={Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of the dwarf pomegranate (Punica granatum L. var. nana)},
  author={Shingo Terakami and Nagao Matsuta and Toshiya Yamamoto and Sumiko Sugaya and Hiroshi Gemma and Junichi Soejima},
  journal={Plant Cell Reports},
The dwarf pomegranate (Punica granatum L. var. nana) is a dwarf ornamental plant that has the potential to be the model plant of perennial fruit trees because it bears fruits within 1 year of seedling. We established an Agrobacterium-mediated transformation system for the dwarf pomegranate. Adventitious shoots regenerated from leaf segments were inoculated with A. tumefaciens strain EHA105 harboring the binary vector pBin19-sgfp, which contains neomycin phosphotransferase (npt II) and green… CONTINUE READING
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