Methionine-Auxotrophic Agrobacteria tumefaciens competent cells header

Intact Genomics is the largest and earliest provider of agrobacterium competent cells in the market. We also provide a variety of highly unique strains.  This includes Methionine and Thymidine Auxotrophic Agrobacteria competent cells. Methionine or Thymidine Auxotrophic Competent Agrobacterium cells include modifications so that they will not grow unless methionine or thymidine is added to Minimal medium.  This prevents the bacteria from overgrowing plant tissues when used for plant transformation.

Benefits include:

  • Enables development of more efficient transformation systems
  • Reduced bacterial overgrowth during co-cultivation
  • Decreased need for antibiotics