Chitin Synthase

Known as: trans N Acetylglucosaminosylase, Chitin UDP Acetylglucosaminyltransferase, Chitin Synthase [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An enzyme that converts UDP glucosamine into chitin and UDP. EC 2.4.1.16.
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2012
2012
Chitin is a major component of fungal cell wall and is synthesized by chitin synthases (Chs). Plant pathogenic fungi normally… (More)
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2008
2008
The chitin synthase (CHS) gene B (4781 bp) of Spodoptera exigua (SeCHSB) was cloned by reverse-transcription PCR (RT-PCR) and 3… (More)
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2003
2003
Chitin synthesis occurs in most fungi through the action of different chitin synthase (CS) isoenzymes. In Schizosaccharomyces… (More)
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2002
2002
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Previously, we showed that chitin synthase 2 (Chs2) is required for septum formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, whereas chitin… (More)
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1998
1998
Nucleotide sequences of chitin synthase 1 (CHS1) gene of dermatophytes, Arthroderma benhamiae, A. simii, A. vanbreuseghemii… (More)
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1997
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1997
Chitin is an essential structural component of the yeast cell wall whose deposition is regulated throughout the yeast life cycle… (More)
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1997
1997
Two different newly designed primer sets were used in PCR to amplify the fragments of chitin synthase (CHS) encoding genes (CHS… (More)
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1992
1992
Comparison of the chitin synthase genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CHS1 and CHS2 with the Candida albicans CHS1 gene (UDP-N… (More)
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1991
1991
Although the cyst wall of Entamoeba invadens contains chitin, synthesis of this structural polymer during encystation has not… (More)
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1991
1991
The CAL1 gene was cloned by complementation of the defect in Calcofluor-resistant calR1 mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae… (More)
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