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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2008-07-24 14:54 UTC (mia.crager@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2021-02-24 20:48 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2021-02-24 20:48 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@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
Escherichia coli - ECOLX
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Biological function
The uidA gene expresses beta-glucuronidase (GUS). 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

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