Volume 23 Issue 6, June 2005

Volume 23 Issue 6

Nicotiana benthamiana plants expressing green fluorescent protein (GFP) following transfection with an 'mRNA-like', tobacco mosaic virus-derived expression vector containing the GFP gene (picture taken under UV light). Marillonnet et al. describe the application of this expression vector to recombinant protein production in plants (p 718).



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