Regeneration of Plants from Protoplasts of Solanum Mammosum L

  • P. M. Kumar
  • S. K. Ghose
  • S. Sen
  • S. K. Sen
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 22)


The potentials of isolated plant protoplasts for fundamental and applied research studies of crop plants are being appreciated more than ever as discussed by many workers recently (1,2). Solanurn mammosum L. is an exotic Solanaceous species and is considered a promising source of solasodine for pharmaceutical industries (3). This communication reports on the success that we attained in isolation and regeneration of cultured cell protoplasts of this medicinal crop plant.


Hairy Root Plant Cell Culture Protoplast Isolation Cell Wall Regeneration Adenine Sulphate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. Kumar
    • 1
  • S. K. Ghose
    • 2
  • S. Sen
    • 2
  • S. K. Sen
    • 1
  1. 1.Programme in Genetical Research, Department of BotanyBose InstituteCalcuttaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Genetics and Plant BreedingB. C. K. V. V.KalyaniIndia

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