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Under natural conditions, Agrobacterium is a plant pathogen that infects plants by inserting genes into the plant's genome that are desirable to the bacterium itself. A tumor is then formed and the infected plant tissue makes molecules that the bacterium uses as food.
Rush, Jason L., "Insertion of the Enzyme Cyclopropane Fatty Acid Synthase into Plastids through Agrobacterium Mediated Transformation" (2008). Undergraduate Honors Thesis Collection. Paper 57.