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ISSN 1995-5537

1 2010

"Biotechnology" journal Vol. 3, No. 1, 2010
Р. 9-17, Bibliography 63, Ukranian.
Universal Decimal classification: 575.222.7:581.1

Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

In the review the basic achievements in biotechnology of lettuce are cited. Such areas as lettuce cultivation іn vitro, development of protoplast isolation technique, somatic hybridization, regeneration of plants are considered. Achievements in the area of genetic transformation of lettuce and production of the resistant to biotic and abiotic factors transgenic plants and the plants – producers of recombinant proteins are described.

Key words: Lactuca sativa, biotechnology, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation, recombinant proteins.

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