In general, the field assay is based on the agronomic gene of interest, i.e.
Bt toxin, herbicide resistance, etc.. If I read the literature correctly,
the field assay is very similar to an elisa assay which measures the level of
L. Curtis Hannah wrote:
> Isn't this totally dependent on the inserted gene? I would be curious if
> there is a method for ALL genes.
>> Curt Hannah
>> At 04:10 PM 5/30/1998 -0600, Pat Byrne wrote:
> >I was told the by someone the other day that there is a field assay
> >kit for confirming if a corn plant is transgenic. Can anyone tell me
> >how these work and where they can be obtained? Thanks.
> >Pat Byrne
> >Patrick F. Byrne
> >Assistant Professor Phone: 970-491-6985
> >Department of Soil & Crop Sciences FAX: 970-491-0564
> >Colorado State University email: pbyrne at lamar.colostate.edu> >Ft. Collins, CO 80523
> L. Curtis Hannah