Genetically Modified Plants Edexcel B3

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Producing Herbicide Resistant Plants

  • Restriction enzyme cuts out the herbicide resistant gene
  • Ligase enzyme sticks the gene into the Ti Plasmid
  • Plasmid with resistance gene is inserted into the agrobacterium tumefaciens
  • Bacterium then infects plant 
  • Plant produces a crown gall. The cells contain the resistance gene
  • The crown gall cells are grown in a culture


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