publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

Strain-specific polyketide synthase genes of Aspergillus niger.

Ferracin, Lara Munique; Fier, Carla Beatriz; Vieira, Maria Lucia Carneiro; Monteiro-Vitorello, Claudia Barros; Varani, Alessandro de Mello; Rossi, Maria Magdalena; Müller-Santos, Marcelo; Taniwaki, Marta Hiromi; Thie Iamanaka, Beatriz; Fungaro, Maria Helena Pelegrinelli;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2012 Journal: International Journal of Food Microbiology, volume 155, pages 137-145 (issn: 0168-1605, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract In silico comparison of 34 putative pks genes in Aspergillus niger strain CBS 513.88 versus A. niger strain ATCC 1015 genome revealed significant nucleotide identity (> 95% covering a minimum of 99% of the gene sequence) for 31 of these genes (approximately 91%). A. niger CBS 513.88 harbors three putative pks genes (An01g01130, An11g05940, and An15g07920), for which nucleotide identity was not found in A. niger ATCC 1015. To compare the results of the in silico analysis with the in vivo situation, experimental data were obtained for a large number of A. niger strains obtained from different substrates and geographical regions. Three putative pks genes t...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: polycyclic compounds
free text keywords: Food Science, Microbiology, General Medicine, Genome, Gene, In silico, Ochratoxin, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Aspergillus niger, biology.organism_classification, biology, Southern blot, Strain (chemistry), Polyketide synthase, biology.protein
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