Origin: Linum flavum L. (Linaceae)

rhizogene callus culture obtained after transformation of juvenile plantlets

with pRi Agrobacterium rhizogenes, strain 15834

Morphology: highly branching roots

Conditions for cultivation:  medium -  MS (1/2 N), 0,5 mg/ IAA

22-25oC, 90 rpm, liquid culture

subculture procedure - transferring root tips each 8  weeks

conservation - maintenance on the solid medium at room temperature

Viability after conservation: 50%

Sterility: fungi and bacteria free

Species: opine test

Plating efficiency:  non-cloning

Other properties:

root specific lignanes and 5--podophyllotoxin

Applications: biotechnology

Collections: HRC