Gene silencing in transgenic plants

Research report (imported) 2005 - Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology

Schmidt, Renate; Arlt, Matthias
Genom-Struktur und -Funktion (MPG) (Dr. Renate Schmidt)
MPI für molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie, Potsdam
Gene silencing is frequently observed in transgenic plants. A molecular genetic approach was taken to show that gene silencing was triggered if the transcript level of the introduced transgenes surpassed a gene-specific threshold.

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