Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2008 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 11 No. 1, Issue of January 15, 2008

Figure 6. Histochemical detection of β-glucuronidase expression and molecular detection of the gusA gene in individual leaves of the 'Pinova' transgenic line T311. Ten individual leaves of the line T311 were evaluated (see also Table 2). (a) Leaf segment (white colored) of the non-transgenic cultivar 'Pinova'. (b) Leaf segment of the transgenic line T311 (blue colored). Some leaves of this line were merely partial blue colored (c, d). White arrows represent blue stained tissue (d). Four different leaf segments (black framed in Figure 6c) were used to evaluate the presence of the transgenes by PCR (e). The designation of the samples in Figures 6e and Figure 6f is equal to Figure 6c (MW - 100bp molecular weight marker, MBI Fermentas). The quality of the DNA was checked by PCR using 18S rDNA specific primers (f).

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