• Establishment of an Agrobacterium‐mediated genetic transformation and CRISPR/Cas9‐mediated targeted mutagenesis in Hemp

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    Summary
    Hemp is an annual and typically dioecious crop. Due to the therapeutic potential for human diseases, phytocannabinoids as a medical therapy is getting more attention recently. Several candidate genes involved in cannabinoid biosynthesis have been elucidated using omics analysis. However, the gene function was not fully validated due to few reports of stable transformation for Cannabis tissues. In this study, we firstly report the successful generation of gene‐edited plants using an Agrobacterium‐mediated transformation method in C. sativa. DMG278 achieved the highest shoot...
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