Biotechnology - Recombinant DNA - Discussion

Discussion :: Recombinant DNA - Section 1 (Q.No.4)


Agrobacterium tumefaciens is

[A]. a disease in humans that causes loss of sight
[B]. a bacterium that can be used to introduce DNA into plants
[C]. a fungi that is used to produce antibiotics in large amounts
[D]. a disease in humans that causes loss of weight

Answer: Option B


No answer description available for this question.

Subbu said: (Mar 16, 2015)  
Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a causative agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) It is a rod-shaped, Gram-negative soil bacterium.

Sweety Asija said: (Apr 24, 2015)  
It is useful for DNA transfer to the plant cells naturally dicotyledon plants but is also useful for monocot plants when acetosyringone is used in culture media.

Liza Upadhaya said: (Mar 26, 2020)  
It is a gram-negative soil bacteria, responsible for producing crown gall disease, it is basically present in a wound or cut part of trees.

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