Chapter 16. Transgenic Plants

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Lothar Willmitzer

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch16a

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Willmitzer, L. (2001) Transgenic Plants, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch16a

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999



  • ecological;
  • compatibility;
  • limitations;
  • characterization;
  • manipulation


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Transfer of DNA into Plant Cells and Regeneration of Intact and Fertile Plants

  • Controlled Expression of Foreign Genes in Transgenic Plants

  • Improving Plants with Respect to Agronomic Traits

  • Engineering of Other Traits

  • Transgenic Plants as a Means of Manipulating Protein and Carbohydrate Composition-Plants as Bioreactors