Cloning and molecular characterization of a novel lectin gene from Pinellia ternata

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ABSTRACTThe full-length cDNA of Pinellia ternata agglutinin (PTA) was cloned from inflorescences using RACE-PCR. Through comparative analysis of PTA gene (pta) and its deduced amino acid sequence with those of other Araceae species, pta was found to encode a precursor lectin with signal peptide and to have extensive homology with those of other Araceae… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.cr.7290175

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