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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2008-07-29 11:04 UTC (mia.crager@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-06-21 13:45 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-21 13:45 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Alpha-hordothionine gene
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Hordeum vulgare - Barley, HORVU
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Biological function
Thionins are a class of small(45- 47 amino acids), anti fungal, highly basic, cysteine-rich proteins. An in vitro type-1 α-HTH treatment of Neurospora crassa hyphae resulted in increased calcium ion uptake and permeabilization of the fungal membrane, leading to rupture.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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