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Experimental Cell Fusion with Selected Siphonocladalean Algal Cells

  • Seong Yun Lee
  • R. Malcolm BrownJr.


Plant cells frequently have been used for cell-fusion experiments as A. result of the development of A. technique for enzymatic digestion of the cell wall (Cocking, 1960). With this technique, A. variety of new genetic manipulations have become possible, such as protoplast fusion, uptake of organelles, and uptake of DNA. With the enzymatic digestion procedure, large populations of genetically and physiologically homogeneous protoplasts are now available (Chaleff, 1981).


Hybrid Cell Cellulose Microfibril Protoplast Fusion Concentration Of20 Cellulose Biosynthesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seong Yun Lee
    • 1
  • R. Malcolm BrownJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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