Cloning  & Transgenesis

Cloning & Transgenesis
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Zahid Mushtaq

Zahid Mushtaq
Bioactive Molecules Research Lab (BMRL), Department of Biochemistry,
Faisalabad-38040
Pakistan

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  • Research Article
    Sequence Analysis of HMG-CoA Synthase Like Gene from Brassica rapa
    Author(s): Hina Awais, Zahid Mushtaq, Sumaira Sarwar and Amer JamilHina Awais, Zahid Mushtaq, Sumaira Sarwar and Amer Jamil

    Terpenoids are synthesized in plants through the mevalonate (MVA) and the methylerythritol phosphate (MEP) pathways, among isopentenyl diphosphate (IPP) as the central intermediate metabolite. 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl- Coenzyme A synthase (HMGS) is a subsequent enzyme in MVA pathway of isoprenoid biosynthesis and catalyses the condensation of acetyl-CoA by acetoacetyl-CoA to yield HMG-CoA. Different genes of HMGS are present in different species of plants and animals for the synthesis of secondary metabolites. The present study was planned to compare and analyse bioinformatically the HMG-CoA gene sequence of Brassica rapa with other sequences of different species. The gene sequence have 925 bp coding DNA sequence and was submitted in National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) with accession Number. MF577077. The alignment of nucleotide and protei.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9849.1000163

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