Plant transformation: A pilus in Agrobacterium T-DNA transfer

Christian Baron, Patricia C Zambryski
1996 Current Biology  
Agrobacterium tumefaciens transfers a protein-DNA complex to plant cells in a process similar to bacterial conjugation; the mechanism of transfer is beginning to be unravelled by biochemical, genetic and electron microscopic studies.
doi:10.1016/s0960-9822(02)70773-2 pmid:8994814 fatcat:ljpbpeemy5aynh3ypo4pzpz3i4