Tandem shock waves to enhance genetic transformation of Aspergillus niger.

@article{Loske2014TandemSW,
  title={Tandem shock waves to enhance genetic transformation of Aspergillus niger.},
  author={Achim M. Loske and Francisco Fern{\'a}ndez and Denis Maga{\~n}a-Ort{\'i}z and Nancy Coconi-Linares and Elizabeth Ort{\'i}z-V{\'a}zquez and Miguel Angel G{\'o}mez-Lim},
  journal={Ultrasonics},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={1656-62}
}
Filamentous fungi are used in several industries and in academia to produce antibiotics, metabolites, proteins and pharmaceutical compounds. The development of valuable strains usually requires the insertion of recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid; however, the protocols to transfer DNA to fungal cells are highly inefficient. Recently, underwater shock waves were successfully used to genetically transform filamentous fungi. The purpose of this research was to demonstrate that the efficiency of… CONTINUE READING