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DON-resistance conferring wheat cDNAs (for plant transformation)

In the screen for DON-resistance conferring wheat cDNAs we found 18 plasmids containing 8 different types of inserts. The molecular mechanism responsible for increased resistance is suggested by only a few of the sequences. Potentially such DON-resistance conferring cDNAs could be relevant for plant biotechnology if such a phenotype can also be obtained in transgenic (model) plants.

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Institute of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology,
Muthgasse 18
1190 WIEN
Austria
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