The Mutant Form of Acetolactate Synthase Genomic DNA from Rice is an Efficient Selectable Marker for Genetic Transformation

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The proper use of a marker gene in a transformation process is critical for the production of transgenic plants. However, consumer concerns and regulatory requirements raise an objection to the presence of exogenous DNA in transgenic plants, especially antibiotic-resistant genes and promoters derived from viruses. One approach to overcome this problem is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11032-005-0999-y

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