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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2015-07-30 02:23 UTC (anita@nre.gov.my)
Date of publication
2015-07-30 18:11 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Beta-Glucuronidase coding sequence
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Streptococcus pneumoniae - Pneumococcus, STREE
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Beta Glucuronidase
Biological function
Glucuronidase is a member of the glycosidase family of enzymes that catalyze breakdown of complex carbohydrates.

Expression of this enzyme allows detection in the laboratory of transformed cells by using a simple colour change assay.   Typically used as a reporter gene or visual marker gene.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology
  • Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Additional Information
Other relevant website address or attached documents

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