Gene transfer in Indian major carps by electroporation

T. Venugopal, T. J. Pandian, S. Mathavan, N. Sarangi

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Abstract

The rainbow trout growth hormone gene has been successfully transferred into three species of Indian major carps rohu (Labeo rohita), mrigal (Cirrhinus mrigala) and catla (Catla catla) through electroporated sperm cell. At 0.5 kV/cm (25 μF capacitance, a resistance, and 2 pulses) the gene transfer efficiency was 25% for rohu, 23% for mrigal and 13% for catla. This is the first report on gene transfer in Indian major carps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)636-638
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Science
Volume74
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 10 1998

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