Gene transfer into Solanum tuberosum via Rhizobium spp.

@article{Wendt2010GeneTI,
  title={Gene transfer into Solanum tuberosum via Rhizobium spp.},
  author={Toni Wendt and Fiona M. Doohan and Dominik Winckelmann and Ewen Mullins},
  journal={Transgenic Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={377-386}
}
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation (ATMT) is the preferred technique for gene transfer into crops. A major disadvantage of the technology remains the complexity of the patent landscape that surrounds ATMT which restricts its use for commercial applications. An alternative system has been described (Broothaerts et al. in Nature 433:629-633, 2005) detailing the propensity of three rhizobia to transform the model crop Arabidopsis thaliana, the non-food crop Nicotiana tabacum and, at… 

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