Isolation of grape peroxiredoxin gene responding to abiotic stresses

Peroxiredoxins (Prxs) are peroxidases that reduce hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and various alkyl hydroperoxides and act as reductants. A full-length cDNA encoding for a Prx polypeptide was isolated and cloned from grape (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Askari) berries. The cDNA was 773 nucleotides in length with a deduced amino acid of 162 residues, possessing one… (More)