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Origin: Altheae officinalis L. (Malvaceae) juvenile plant leaves transformation

with pRi Agrobacterium rhizogenes, strain 15834

Morphology: highly branching roots

Conditions for cultivation:  medium - B 5 O

22-25oC, 90 rpm, liquid culture

subculture procedure - transferring root tips each 3 weeks

explant ~ 250 mg per 50 ml of nutrient medium

conservation - maintenance on the solid medium at room temperature

Viability after conservation: 90%

Sterility: fungi and bacteria free

Species: root specific polysaccharide biosynthesis, opine test

Plating efficiency:  non-cloning

Other properties:

root specific polysaccharides

Applications: biotechnology

Collections: HRC