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Journal of Plant Biology

, Volume 56, Issue 2, pp 85–90 | Cite as

Utilization of T-DNA tagging lines in rice

  • Jakyung Yi
  • Gynheung An
Original Article

Abstract

We have previously developed more than 100,000 T-DNA insertion mutant populations in japonica rice. These include simple knockouts as well as those for activation tagging. T-DNA insertion sites have been determined from more than 50,000 lines. The database for insertion positions is now open to the public, and these tagging lines are widely distributed to members of the rice research community. To utilize these genetic resources more efficiently, we are summarizing the important features of these tagging vectors, rice varieties, and flanking sequences. We also provide methods for handling such materials.

Keywords

Activation tagging Insertion mutagenesis Handling methods Rice T-DNA 

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© Korean Society of Plant Biologists and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Crop Biotech Institute and Department of Genetic EngineeringKyung Hee UniversityYonginKorea

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