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Gene inhibition method for pollen tubes using oligonucleotides

Abstract:

Professor Tetsuya Higashiyama and Dr. Yoko Mizuta developed a gene inhibition method for Arabidopsis pollen tubes using phosphorothioate antisense oligonucleotide. This method is expected to have application as a non-genetically modified method for the breeding of plants.

Journal Information:

"Antisense gene inhibition by phosphorothioate antisense oligonucleotide in Arabidopsis pollen tubes" Yoko Mizuta, Tetsuya Higashiyama, The Plant Journal (2014)

DOI:10.1111/tpj.12461

Links:

Professor Tetsuya Higashiyama: http://www.itbm.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/members/t-higashiyama/

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2014-02-26

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