Transformation with Agrobacterium

There are a number of methods for inserting transgenes into plant cells.  Two of the main methods are:  1. Gene gun, which is the method used in Dr. Parrott’s transformation lab, and 2. Agrobacterium.  In the following video Shirley Sato, a plant transformation specialist, uses agrobacterium transformation method to get transgenes into soybean cells.

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