Biotechnology (Bio. 395)
E. A. Davis
Some Recent References in Plant Biotechnology


  1. Plant cell walls as targets for biotechnology. C. Chapple and N. Carpita, 1998; Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1:179-185.
  2. Manipulating flux through plant metabolic pathways. A. J. Kinney, 1998. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1:173-178.
  3. Controlling gene expression in transgenics. D. R. Gallie, 1998. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1:166-172.
  4. Advances in cereal gene transfer. T. Komari, Y. Hiei, Y. Ishida, T. Kumashiro and T. Kubo, 1998. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1:161-165.
  5. Plant biotechnology, Editorial overview. S. Bright, 1998. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1:159-160.
  6. Position effects and epigenetic silencing of plant transgenes. A. J. M. Matzke and M. A. Matzke, 1998. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1: 142-148.
  7. Making forest biotechnology a commercial reality. C. Robinson, 1999. Nature Biotechn. 17: 27-30.
  8. Toting up the early harvest of transgenic plants. A. S. Moffat, 1998. Sci. 282:2176-2178.

Research Papers:

  1. Efficacy of a food plant-based oral cholera toxin B subunit vaccine. T. Arakawa, D. K. X. Chong, and W. H. R. Langridge, 1998. Nature Biotechn. 16:292-297.
  2. Compartment-specific accumulation of recombinant immunoglobulins in plant cells: an essential tool for antibody production and immunomodulation of physiological functions and pathogen activity. U. Conrad and U. Fiedler, 1998. Plant Mol. Biol. 38:101-109.
  3. High-level expression of maize phosphoenolpuritvate carboxylase in transgenic rise plants. M. S. B. Ku, S. Agarie, M. Nomura, H. Fukuyama, H. Tsuchida, K. Ono, S. Hirose, S. Toki, M. Miyao, and M. Matsuoka, 1999. Nature Biotechn. 17: 76-80.
  4. Strategies for bioengineering the development and metabolism of glandular tissues in plants. D. McCaskill and R. Croteau, 1999. Nature Biotechn. 17: 31-36.
  5. Low probability of chloroplast movement from oilseed rape (Brassica napus) into wild Brassica rapa. S. E. Scott and M. J. Wilkerson, 1999. Nature Biotechnology 17:390- 392.
  6. Promiscuity in transgenic plants. J. Bergelson, C. B. Purrington, G. Wichman, 1998. Nature 395:25.
  7. Containment of herbicide resistance through genetic engineering of the chloroplast genome. H. Daniell, R. Datta, S. Varma, S. Gray, and S.-B. Lee, 1998. Nature Biotech. 16:345-348.
  8. Gene flow from transgenic crops. A.-M. Chevre, F. Eber, A. Baranger, and M. Renard, 1997. Nature 389:924.
  9. Premature polyadenylation at multiple sites within a Bacillus thuringiensis toxin gene- coding region. S. H. Diehn, W.-L. Chiu, E. J. De Rocher, and P. J. Green, 1998. Plant Physiol. 117:1433-1443.
  10. Direct evidence for rapid degradation of Bacillus thuringiensis toxin mRNA as a cause of poor expression in plants. E. J. De Rocher, T. C. Vargo-Gogola, S. H. Diehn, and P. J. Green, 1998. Plant Physiol. 117:1445-1461.
  11. Agrobacterium tumefasciens-mediated transformation of filamentous fungi. M. J. A. de Groot, P. Bundock, P. J. J. Hooykaas, and A. G. M. Beijersbergen, 1998. Nature Biotechn. 16:839-.
  12. Cre/lox-mediated site-specific integration of Agrobacterium T-DNA in Arabidopsis thaliana by transient expression of cre. A.. C. Vergunst and P. J. J. Hooykass, 1998. Plant Mol. Biol. 38:393-406.