Alpha-hordothionine gene | BCH-GENE-SCBD-46091 | Genetic element | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Genetic element (GENE)

published: 29 Jul 2008 last updated: 21 Jun 2012
General information
Alpha-hordothionine gene
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CS-αHTH
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Protein coding sequence
No
Donor organism
EN
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Alpha-hordothionine
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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.
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