beta-glucuronidase

Abbreviation: GUS
An enzyme produced by certain bacteria, which catalyses the cleavage of a whole range of beta-glucuronides. Because this activity is largely absent in plants, the encoding bacterial gene has been widely used as a reporter gene in plant transgenesis.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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