An Arabidopsis thaliana Plant Turned Into an Albino Species by Knockout of the PDS3 Gene (image) Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University Share Print E-Mail Caption Successful expression of the Cas9 protein with an RPS5A promoter (pKIR vector) led to knockout of the PDS3 gene, which is responsible for chlorophyll synthesis. Scale bar is 2 mm. Credit ITbM, Nagoya University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.