Description:InTech, March 07, 2012 - 478 p. ISBN 978-953-51-0181-9.Development o...

Description:InTech, March 07, 2012 – 478 p. ISBN 978-953-51-0181-9.Development of efficient transformation protocols is becoming a complementary strategy to conventional breeding techniques for the improvement of crops. Thus, Transgenic Plants – Advances and Limitations covers the recent advances carried on improvement of transformation methods together with assessment of the impact of genetically transformed crops on biosafety. Each chapter has been written by one or more experienced researchers in the field and then carefully edited to ensure throughness and consistency.Contents.Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of.Recent Advances in Fruit Species Transformation.Green Way of Biomedicine – How to Force Plants to Produce New Important Proteins.Molecular Breeding of Grasses by Transgenic Approaches for Biofuel Production.Bioactive Beads-Mediated Transformation of Rice with Large DNA Fragments Containing Aegilops tauschii Genes, with Special Reference to Bead-Production Methodology.Genetic Transformation of Immature Sorghum Inflorescence via Microprojectile Bombardment.Phytoremediation of Bis-Phenol A via Secretory Fungal Peroxidases Produced by Transgenic Plants.Biological Activity of Rehmannia glutinosa Transformed with Resveratrol Synthase Genes.Methods to Transfer Foreign Genes to Plants.Genetic Enhancement of Grain Quality-Related Traits in Maize.Stability of Transgenic Resistance Against Plant Viruses.Expression of Sweet Potato Senescence-Associated Cysteine Proteases Affect Seed and Silique Development and Stress Tolerance in Transgenic Arabidopsis.Transgenic Plants as a Tool for Plant Functional Genomics.Transgenic Plants as Gene-Discovery Tools.Transgenic Plants as Biofactories for the Production of Biopharmaceuticals: A Case Study of Human Placental Lactogen.Arabinogalactan Proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana Pollen Development.Trichome Specific Expression: Promoters and Their Applications.Comparative Metabolomics of Transgenic Tobacco Plants (Nicotiana tabacum var. Xanthi) Reveals Differential Effects of Engineered Complete and Incomplete Flavonoid Pathways on the Metabolome.Effect of Antisense Squalene Synthase Gene Expression on the Increase of Artemisinin Content in Artemisia anuua.Transgenic Plants – Advantages Regarding Their Cultivation, Potentially Risks and Legislation Regarding GMOs.Biosafety and Detection of Genetically Modified Organisms.Elimination of Transgenic Sequences in Plants by Cre Gene Expression.GMO Safety Assessment-Feasibility of Bioassay to Detect Allelopathy Using Handy Sandwich Method in Transgenic Plants.



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