Origin: Linum usitatissimum L. (Linaceae) juvenile plant leaves transformation

with pRi Agrobacterium rhizogenes, strain LBA - 9402

Morphology: highly branching roots

Conditions for cultivation:  medium -  MSO (1/2 N)

22-25oC, 90 rpm, liquid culture

subculture procedure - transferring root tips each 3 weeks

explant ~ 250 mg per 60 ml of nutrient medium

conservation - maintenance on the solid medium at room temperature

Viability after conservation: 60%

Sterility: fungi and bacteria free

Species: opine test

Plating efficiency:  non-cloning

Applications: biochemistry of cyanogene glycoside formation and transport

Collections: HRC