Reduction in solanapyrone phytotoxin production by Ascochyta rabiei transformed with Agrobacterium tumefaciens
UNSPECIFIED. (2006) Reduction in solanapyrone phytotoxin production by Ascochyta rabiei transformed with Agrobacterium tumefaciens. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 255 (2). pp. 255-261. ISSN 0378-1097Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2005.00083.x
Agrobacterium tumefaciens was used to transform Ascochyta rabiei, the causal agent of chickpea blight. Employing a T-DNA containing a hygromycin resistance gene (hph), 908 transformants were obtained from germinated pycnidiospores on a selective medium containing hygromycin. Transformants were confirmed using PCR and Southern analyses and of four of these that were tested, two had integrated multicopies of the hph gene, one had two copies and one had a single insertion. Transformants were tested for the production of solanapyrone A toxin using a microtitre plate assay. Loss of toxin production by transformants was confirmed by reversed phase high-performance liquid chromatography. Sixteen transformants out of 668 tested produced significantly less solanapyrone A than the wild-type strain.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QR Microbiology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS|
|Official Date:||February 2006|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 255-261|
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