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A short history of plant transformation

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RT @KaseyMarkel: Interesting preprint on the history of (human use of) Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. The discovery, early study,…
RT @KaseyMarkel: Interesting preprint on the history of (human use of) Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. The discovery, early study,…
Interesting preprint on the history of (human use of) Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. The discovery, early study, and harnessing of this natural genetic engineer is one of the great triumphs of plant science, and the keystone of plant biotech: https://t.co/YWof6q62ri
RT @somssichm: ... they collected lots of important, high-profile publications along the way, and together advanced the whole field of plan…
RT @somssichm: ... they collected lots of important, high-profile publications along the way, and together advanced the whole field of plan…
RT @somssichm: ... they collected lots of important, high-profile publications along the way, and together advanced the whole field of plan…
... they collected lots of important, high-profile publications along the way, and together advanced the whole field of plant science. A great example of how research should be conducted! Read all about it here: https://t.co/yHo55GGczX
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RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
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A short history of plant transformation https://t.co/Qdpvh9feDN https://t.co/4j5zBQMKJk
RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
RT @somssichm: 3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgen…
3) The 1977 discovery that Agrobacterium inserts a piece of DNA into plant cells triggered a race towards the first transgenic plant. It ended in 1983 with 4 labs publishing their plants. Who won the race? Here’s... A Short History of Plant Transformation https://t.co/yHo55GGczX
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Marc Somssich conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Patent Disclosures

The following patent dependencies were disclosed by the authors:

Patents on Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation.

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This is a literature review.

Funding

This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation ; DFG; Project 344523413). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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