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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2006-06-12 10:44 UTC (kirsty.mclean.consultant@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2014-02-27 15:36 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2014-02-27 15:36 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Neomycin Phosphotransferase II
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Escherichia coli - ECOLX
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Neomycin Phosphotransferase II
Biological function
The nptII (neo) gene codes for an enzyme that phosphorylates kanamycin and confers resistance to this antibiotic. Typically used as a marker gene.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology
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