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Genomic organization of Penicillium chrysogenum chs4, a class III chitin synthase gene

  title={Genomic organization of Penicillium chrysogenum chs4, a class III chitin synthase gene},
  author={Yoon-Dong Park and Myung Sook Lee and Ji-hoon Kim and Jun Namgung and Bum-Chan Park and Kyung Sook Bae and Hee-Moon Park},
  journal={Journal of Microbiology},
Class III chitin synthases in filamentous fungi are important for hyphal growth and differentiation ofseveral filamentous fungi. A genomic clone containing the full gene encoding Chs4, a class III chitinsynthase in Penicillium chrysogenum, was cloned by PCR screening and colony hybridization from thegenomic library. Nucleotide sequence analysis and transcript mapping of chs4 revealed an open read-ing frame (ORF) that consisted of 5 exons and 4 introns and encoded a putative protein of 915… 
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