re Flavr-savr tomato

J Preiss--Seq Anal preissj at CLVAX1.CL.MSU.EDU
Mon Feb 15 23:36:00 EST 1993


As I recall, the flavr-savr tomato was made by putting the polygalacturonase
gene into one of the RIN or NOR or NR ripening mutants.  I think it was NR.
They used the PG gene from the paper by Della-Penna and Alexander PNAS 1986
I think.  I could be wrong, but I have spoken to several people from Calgene,
and I know they told me that this is how they made some of the early varieties.

	Hope this helps

	Lenny Bloksberg
	PreissJ at clvax1.cl.msu.edu





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