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Cloning and functional expression of an acyl-ACP thioesterase FatB type from Diploknema (Madhuca) butyracea seeds in Escherichia coli.
A cDNA of fatty acyl-acyl carrier protein (ACP) thioesterase (Fat) from developing seed of Madhuca butyracea has been cloned. The deduced amino acid sequence of the cDNA corresponding to the matureExpand
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Prediction-based protein engineering of domain I of Cry2A entomocidal toxin of Bacillus thuringiensis for the enhancement of toxicity against lepidopteran insects.
Issues relating to sustenance of the usefulness of genetically modified first generation Bt crop plants in the farmer's field are of great concern for crop scientists. Additional biotechnologicalExpand
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Somatic embryogenesis from immature cotyledons of an elite Darjeeling tea clone
Abstract Cotyledons from immature embryos of Camellia sinensis O. Kuntze var. T-78, an elite Darjeeling tea clone, were exposed to various levels of 2,4-D, NAA, IBA, BAP and Kin (1–10 mg/1). While noExpand
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Analysis of genetic diversity in cultivated jute determined by means of SSR markers and AFLP profiling
Basu, A., Ghosh, M., Meyer, R., Powell, W., Basak, S.L., Sen, S.K. (2004). Analysis of genetic diversity in cultivated jute determined by means of SSR markers and AFLP profiling. Crop Science, 44,Expand
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Micropropagation of an elite Darjeeling tea clone
Shoot cultures of Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntz var. T-78, an elite Darjeeling tea clone, were established from cotyledonary nodes and shoot tips of germinated seedlings as well as from nodalExpand
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An unedited 1.1 kb mitochondrial orfB gene transcript in the Wild Abortive Cytoplasmic Male Sterility (WA-CMS) system of Oryza sativa L. subsp. indica
BackgroundThe application of hybrid rice technology has significantly increased global rice production during the last three decades. Approximately 90% of the commercially cultivated rice hybridsExpand
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Native polyubiquitin promoter of rice provides increased constitutive expression in stable transgenic rice plants
The rice Ubiquitin1 (Ubi1) promoter was tested to evaluate its capacity to express the heterologous gusA gene encoding β-glucuronidase in transgenic rice tissue relative to the commonly used Ubi1Expand
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Functional expression of an acyl carrier protein (ACP) from Azospirillum brasilense alters fatty acid profiles in Escherichia coli and Brassica juncea.
Acyl carrier protein (ACP) is a central cofactor for de novo fatty acid synthesis, acyl chain modification and chain-length termination during lipid biosynthesis in living organisms. Although theExpand
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Identification of the bioactive core component of the insecticidal Vip3A toxin peptide of Bacillus thuringiensis
The potential of insecticidal Vip3Aa toxin peptide of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) as a resource for development of lepidopteran insect resistant transgenic crop plants has not yet been fullyExpand
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Characterization of Trichoderma reesei endoglucanase ii expressed heterologously in Pichia pastoris for better biofinishing and biostoning
The endoglucanase II of Trichoderma reesei is considered the most effective enzyme for biofinishing cotton fabrics and biostoning denim garments. However, the commercially available preparation ofExpand
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