Topic: Transposons

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Targeted insertion of genes in the plant genome

Simple in theory, difficult in practice: Gene targeting can be used to selectively switch off, modify or replace genes. Targeted insertion of … more

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Targeted insertion of genes at defined sites in the oilseed rape genome

(2008 – 2011) Technische Universit├Ąt Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Institute of Genetics more

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Marker gene elimination using the Ac/Ds system in sugar beet

(2005 – 2008) Technical University at Brunswick, Institute for Genetics more

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Jumping genes: from phenomenon to tool

Some genes can jump. This ability can be exploited to remove undesirable marker genes from genetically modified plants. more

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Elimination of superfluous gene sequences in sugar beet

(2001 – 2004) KWS / PLANTA Angewandte Pflanzengenetik und Biotechnologie GmbH; Einbeck more