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

Kunasekaran, W. and Boyce, A.N. and 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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Abstract

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
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 02:57
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2013 03:25
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/7728

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