Definition of Agrobacterium

1. Noun. Small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems.

Exact synonyms: Genus Agrobacterium
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Family Rhizobiaceae, Rhizobiaceae
Member holonyms: Agrobacterium Tumefaciens



Definition of Agrobacterium

1. Noun. A soil bacterium, of the genus ''Agrobacterium'', which can fix nitrogen, and causes the formation of crown galls in plants ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Agrobacterium

1. A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria. With the exception of agrobacterium radiobacter, members of this genus invade the crown, roots, and stems of plants, via wounds, causing the transformation of the plant cells into proliferating tumour cells. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Agrobacterium

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1. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plan Vectors: Bibliography January 1993 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Language: English Descriptors: Zea mays; Dna; Gene transfer; Maize streak geminivirus; Plasmids; Receptors; agrobacterium; Infection; Symptoms Abstract: ..."

2. Biotechnology: Gene Gun/Biolistic Technology: Bibliograhpy, January 1987 by Kim Guenther (1994)
"Xanthi leaves and sunflower apical meristems were wounded by microprojectile bombardment prior to application of agrobacterium tumefaciens strains ..."

3. Biotechnology: Forestry and Forest Products: Bibliography January 1990 by Lara Wiggert (1995)
"This is the first evidence for DNA transfer by agrobacterium bacterium in this species and the first physical evidence for transfer in any pine. ..."

4. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"The Idc gene from Hafnia alvei was therefore (a) placed under the control of the Г promoter of the bidirectional Tr promoter from agrobacterium tumefaciens ..."

5. Biotechnology: Genetic Engineering for Crop Plant Improvement, Bibliography by Robert Warmbrodt (1995)
"0369 Transformation of diploid and tetraploid potato clones with the rol С gene of agrobacterium rhizogenes and characterization of transgenic plants. ..."

6. Viral Resistance in Plants/Viral Coat Proteins: Bibliography-January 91-July 96 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"80-Ac82 agrobacterium-mediated gene transfer as a tool for the induction of ... P54 agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Solanum tuberosum L. cv. ..."

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