Patent Number: 6,166,301

Title: Method for assaying genetic attributes in cotton fiber cells

Abstract: The present invention provides methods for testing gene expression in a cotton fiber cells. The methods comprise contacting the cell with Agrobacterium sp., comprising a recombinant T-DNA vector, which includes a plant promoter operably linked to a gene of interest; and detecting the product of the polynucleotide of interest, thereby testing for expression of the polynucleotide of interest.

Inventors: Delmer; Deborah P. (Davis, CA), Holland; Doron (Davis, CA)

Assignee: The Regents of the Unversity of California

International Classification: C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 015/82 (); C12N 015/84 (); C12N 005/04 (); C12N 015/29 (); A01H 004/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017