A Strategy towards Antisense Regulation of Plant Gene Expression
The advent of recombinant DNA technology has enabled the isolation of virtually any gene; indeed, the construction of complete gene libraries from any given organism is now routine. However, in many instances, it is extremely difficult to ascertain the biological function of a cloned gene sequence. Similarly, it is difficult to isolate a gene with a known phenotype for which there is no biochemical marker, e.g., a gene(s) affecting the shape or size of an organ.
KeywordsAntisense Transcript Thymidine Kinase Gene Plant Gene Expression Nodulin Gene Sucrose Synthetase
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