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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
111745
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-03-03 09:07 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of publication
2017-03-07 19:41 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Endochitinase 2 gene
Alternate Genetic Element Name (synonyms)
26 kDa Endochitinase 2
Abbreviation
CS-chi2-HORVO
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
No
Donor organism
Donor organism
Hordeum vulgare - Barley, HORVU
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
26 kDa endochitinase 2
Biological function
Endochitinases randomly hydrolyse internal β-1,4-linkages of chitin, releasing oligomers of GlcNAc. Chitin is not present in plant cells, but is a major component of the cell walls of many filamentous, possibly pathogenic, fungi. The presence of endochitinase is therefore part of the plant's defence system against fungal pathogens as it leads to a disruption in the fungal cell wall formation together with beta-1,3-glucanases.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

Records referencing this document (4)
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Country's Decision or any other Communication1 record
Modified Organism2 records
Risk Assessment1 record