Cloning and characterisation of ACC oxidase gene from Mas (AA) banana

Kunasekaran, W.; Boyce, A.N.; Somasundram, C. (2011) Cloning and characterisation of ACC oxidase gene from Mas (AA) banana. Malaysian Journal of Science, 30 (1). pp. 45-50. ISSN 1394-3065

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    Considerable experimental attention has been given to amplify Mas (AA) ACC oxidase gene from Mas (AA) banana (Genbank accession number: EU106081). ACO gene from Mas (AA) has been compared with other homologous gene by using bioinformatics tools to study the characteristics of the gene such as evolutionary history, binding sites, predicted 3D structure and consensus region of the homologous proteins. The finding shows that Mas ACO is member of iron/ascorbate-dependent oxidase superfamily which requires ascorbate and iron for full activity so that it will meet the all the criteria requires as it is expressed in vivo to produce ethylene.

    Item Type: Article
    1. Kunasekaran, W.
    2. Boyce, A.N.(Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA)
    3. Somasundram, C.
    Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Science
    Uncontrolled Keywords: ACC oxidase (ACO); Bioinformatics; Ethylene; Mas (AA) banana; Musa acuminata.
    Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
    Divisions: Faculty of Science > Institute of Biological Sciences
    Depositing User: miss munirah saadom
    Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2013 10:57
    Last Modified: 11 Dec 2013 11:25

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