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- Vallaeys, T.; McClure, N.C.; Clare, B.; Murphy, P.
- Biotechnology letters 1996 v.18 no.9 pp. 991-996
- Agrobacterium radiobacter; agar; bacteria; catechol; chromosomes; genes; host range; nopaline; plasmid vectors; plasmids; rapid methods; soil; spraying; transposons
- ... An inducible marker system suitable for Agrobacterium tumefaciens was constructed to enable detection and enumeration of specific bacterial cells introduced into soil. A BamHI cassette carrying the catechol 2,3-dioxygenase (C230) gene, tdnC, fused to the nopaline-inducible Agrobacterium promoter Pi 2[noc] was constructed. This cassette was introduced into the broad host range vector pDSK5019 resul ...