pink agrobacterium

Hiranya Roychowdhury hroychow at NMSU.EDU
Fri Sep 25 11:15:05 EST 1998

At 12:16 AM 9/24/98 GMT, Cayetana Schluter wrote:
> I think I remember somebody asking this question before, but I don't 
>remember the answer so...
>I'm having problems with my agrobacterium. 
>Everything was fine for awhile, but now when I pellet it I get a pink 
>pellet. I figured this must be some sort of contaminant so I've been 
>super careful latly about keeping everything steril, but I still keep 
>getting this pink pellet. Can anyone tell me what it is? Thanks

Agrobacterium does have a slight pinkish pigmentation.

Dr. Hiranya Sankar Roychowdhury
Plant Genetic Engineering Lab.
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Ph. (505) 646-5785
hroychow at

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