Chinreddy Subramanyam Reddy

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Superoxide dismutases (SODs) form the foremost line of defense against ROS in aerobes. Pennisetum glaucum cDNA library is constructed to isolate superoxide dismutase cDNA clone (PgCuZnSOD) of 798 bp comprising 5'UTR (111 bp), an ORF (459 bp) and 3'UTR (228 bp). Deduced protein of 152 amino acids (16.7 kDa) with an estimated isoelectric point of 5.76 shared(More)
The thermostable phytase gene was isolated from Bacillus subtilis ARRMK33 (BsPhyARRMK33). The gene has an ORF of 1152 bp and that encodes a protein of 383 amino acids. Sequence analysis showed high homology with Bacillus sp. phytase proteins, but no similarity was found with other phytases. SDS-PAGE analysis exhibited a predicted molecular mass of 42 kDa.(More)
Purple acid phosphatases (PAPs) are ubiquitously present in plants, but their functional roles are still elusive. In this study, we isolated a novel full-length Pennisetum glaucum purple acid phosphatase 18-like (PgPAP18-like) gene, from pearl millet. PgPAP18 cDNA comprises 1410 bp and it encodes 469 amino acids including signal peptide. Insilico analysis(More)
Excessive generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) due to environmental stresses critically effects plant development and productivity. Plants efficiently detoxify ROS by both non-enzymatic and enzymatic mechanisms. Plant glutathione peroxidases (GPXs) are non-haeme thiol peroxidases that catalyze the reduction of H2O2 (or organic hydroperoxides) to(More)
Monellin a sweet-tasting protein exists naturally as a heterodimer of two non-covalently linked subunits chain A and B, which loses its sweetness on denaturation. In this study, we validated the expression of a synthetic monellin gene encoding a single polypeptide chain covalently linking the two subunits under T7 and fruit-ripening-specific promoters in(More)
Globally, plant-derivatives especially cereals and legumes are the major staple food sources for animals. The seeds of these crops comprise of phytic acid, the major repository form of the phosphorus, which is not digestible by simple-stomached animals. However, it is the most important factor responsible for impeding the absorption of minerals by plants(More)
While phosphate (Pi) serves as an essential and indispensible plant nutrient, phosphite (Phi) acts as a potent herbicide. Despite their differential influence on plants, both the ions can attenuate phosphate starvation responses (PSRs). We analyzed and compared Pi and Phi uptake and accumulation, attenuation of PSRs and the morphological and physiological(More)
The generation of excess reactive oxygen species (ROS) is one of the most common consequences of abiotic stress on plants. Glutathione reductase (GR, E.C. and allied enzymes of the ascorbate–glutathione cycle play a crucial role to maintain the homeostatic redox balance in the cellular environment. GR plays an essential role in upholding the(More)
Angelica gigas Nakai is an important medicinal herb, widely utilized in Asian countries especially in Korea, Japan, and China. Although it is a vital medicinal herb, the lack of sequencing data and efficient molecular markers has limited the application of a genetic approach for horticultural improvements. Simple sequence repeats (SSRs) are universally(More)
Ixeris dentata var. albiflora is considered as a potential therapeutic agent against mithridatism, calculous, indigestion, pneumonia, hepatitis, and tumors as well as good seasoned vegetable in Far East countries. Phytoene synthase (PSY), phytoene desaturase (PDS) ξ-carotene desaturase (ZDS), lycopene β-cyclase (LCYB), lycopene ε-cyclase (LCYE), ε-ring(More)
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