Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 23, Issue 17, pp 1407–1411 | Cite as

Expressed sequence tags from stem tissue of the American chestnut, Castanea dentata

  • Bernadette J. Connors
  • Charles A. Maynard
  • William A. Powell


Subtracted and size-selected unsubtracted cDNA libraries were created to examine gene expression in the woody tissues of Castanea dentata. A total of 50 clones were sequenced and comparisons were made to the GenBank database. Expression analysis of 20 selected clones revealed that 13 were expressed predominantly in the stem and leaf tissues, while the other seven were present in all tissues examined.

Castanea dentata cystatin expressed sequence tag (EST) 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernadette J. Connors
    • 1
  • Charles A. Maynard
    • 1
  • William A. Powell
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Environmental Science and ForestryState University of New YorkSyracuseUSA

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