Commonly used reporter gene that utilises histochemical assay in plant expression vector is:
(Kindly explain in detail)

a) TAC      b) GAT       c) CAT       d) TAG

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The correct answer is C. CAT.
CAT stands for chloramphenicol acetyltransferase (CAT) gene is a reporter in bacteria, which confers resistance to the antibiotic chloramphenicol. CAT can help in distuinguishing between transformed and non-trasnformed plants. Morover it can also help in studying cellular processes.

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