A Cuticle Protein Gene from the Japanese Oak Silkmoth, Antheraea yamamai: Gene Structure and mRNA Expression

Abstract

A cuticle protein gene, AyCP12, from the Japanese oak silkmoth, Antheraea yamamai, was isolated and characterized. The gene spans 1107 bp and consists of one intron and two exons coding for a 112 amino acid polypeptide with a predicted molecular mass of 12,163 Da and a pI of 4.4. The AyCP12 protein contained a type-specific consensus sequence identifiable… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10529-005-1325-9

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