Characterization of the highly variable cry gene regions of Bacillus thuringiensis strain ly4a3 by PCR-SSCP profiling and sequencing

Characterization of cry gene contents can help to predict the insecticidal activities of Bacillus thuringiensis isolates and in the searching of new cry genes. PCR-Single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) profiling and sequencing of the highly variable cry gene regions were used to characterize cry gene content of B. thuringiensis strain ly4a3. The… (More)