P. h.

Origin: Peganum harmala L. (Zygophyllaceae) juvenile plant hypocotyl transformation

with pRi Agrobacterium rhizogenes, strain A 4

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 -carbolin alkaloid and serotonin biosynthesis, opine test

Plating efficiency:  non-cloning

Other properties:

root specific -carbolin alkaloids

Applications: biotechnology, indole alkaloid biogenesis

Collections: HRC