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Expression of 5-Methyltryptophan Resistance in Regenerated Datura Innoxia Plants

  • J. P. Ranch
  • J. M. Widholm
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 22)

Abstract

Suspension cultures of Datura innoxia initiated from haploid plants were mutagenized with nitrosoguanidine and other compounds for 24 h, were rinsed into fresh medium and allowed to recover for four to seven days and then were plated in 46 M 5-methyltryptophan. After incubation for three to five months, growing colonies were placed into liquid medium and were tested for resistance to 5-methyltryptophan (Figure 1). In several experiments the untreated cells produced resistant colonies at the rate of 1.9 × 10−7 while nitrosoguanidine treatment increased this to 3.3 × 10−6.

Keywords

Suspension Culture Free Amino Acid Plant Cell Culture Haploid Plant Diploid Chromosome Number 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Ranch
    • 1
  • J. M. Widholm
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AgronomyUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

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