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Gene. 1999 Mar 18;229(1-2):31-5.

Ballistic transformation of Caenorhabditis elegans.

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Max Planck Institut für Biochemie, 82152, Martinsried, Germany.

Abstract

A novel method to transform the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is described. DNA coprecipitated with gold particles is shot at worms by means of a helium beam. Transformed worms are either identified by a dominant visible marker or selected by a conditional lethal system.

PMID:
10095101
DOI:
10.1016/s0378-1119(99)00043-8
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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