The salivary glands of the vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti, express a novel member of the amylase gene family

@article{Grossman1993TheSG,
  title={The salivary glands of the vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti, express a novel member of the amylase gene family},
  author={G. L. Grossman and A. A. James},
  journal={Insect Molecular Biology},
  year={1993},
  volume={1}
}
  • G. L. Grossman, A. A. James
  • Published 1993
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Insect Molecular Biology
Several cDNA clones with similarity to α‐amylases have been characterized from a library made from adult female salivary gland RNA isolated from the vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti. The corresponding gene, designated Amylase I (Amy I), is expressed specifically in the proximal‐lateral lobes of the adult female salivary gland, a pattern overlapping that of another gene, Mal I, involved in carbohydrate metabolism. The deduced amino acid sequence of Amy I indicates that this gene encodes a protein… Expand
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