Biology Question #3332

Christina, a 20 year old female from Kamloops, BC asks on March 15, 2006,

What is the Vir C gene/protein responsible for?

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The answer

Barry Shell answered on May 28, 2006

It has something to do with the methodology used to inject DNA into plant cells to create genetically modified plants. Of all the different Vir genes, C is the least well understood.

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