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Journal of Plant Research

, Volume 110, Issue 4, pp 463–467 | Cite as

Analysis of genomic sequences encoding a sex pheromone from theClosterium peracerosum-strigosum-littorale complex

  • Bunshiro EndoEmail author
  • Tadashi Fujii
  • Yuji Kamiya
  • Hiroyuki Sekimoto
Original Articles

Abstract

Genes for 19-kDa and 42-kDa subunits of protoplast-release-inducing protein (PR-IP) were cloned from theClosterium peracerosum-strigosum-littorale complex mt+ cells. Genomic sequences and transcriptional initiation sites for both genes were determined. Sequence data revealed that typical TATA boxes are located immediately upstream of both transcriptional initiation sites. Several similar sequences were observed at nearly the same location in the promoters of both genes. Based on these data, we propose some possible hypotheses regulating the expression of the PR-IP subunit genes.

Key words

Cis-element Closterium Genomic DNA Protoplast-release-inducing protein (PR-IP) Sex pheromone Transcription 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bunshiro Endo
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Tadashi Fujii
    • 3
  • Yuji Kamiya
    • 2
  • Hiroyuki Sekimoto
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Biological SciencesUniversity of TsukubaTsukuba, IbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Frontier Research Programthe Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN)Wako-shi, SaitamaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life SciencesToyo UniversityOura-gunJapan
  4. 4.Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and SciencesUniversity of Tokyo, KOMABATokyoJapan

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