A message from Anonymous
The gene gun doesn't fire gold into the plant. The gold particles hit a screen and the DNA is launched off of them into the cell. The success of this is typically about 3%, as opposed to the 1% success rate of Agrobacterium transformation.
Good to know! Sorry I botched the explanation, I was pulling from a class I took a year ago. So here you are, followers, a correct explanation.of the awesome gene gun. I’ll try to do a post on Agrobacterium in the near future, it’s very cool.