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structural gene

[′strək·chə·rəl ′gēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
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Interplay between promoter and structural gene variants controls basal serum level of mannan-binding protein, J Immunol, 1995, pg.
Three polymorphisms in the structural gene MBL2, at codons 52, 54, and 57, encode for variant alleles referred to as D, B, and C, respectively; the wild-type gene is A.
One ST28 strain (NSUI036, isolated in Thailand) possessed some of the cluster genes (in a single contig, Table 1) but lacked the first two genes, suiA (structural gene) and suiM, in full and suiT in part.
Therefore the expression of chalcone isomerase related structural gene GhCHI in brown fiber might be the main cause of biosynthesis of proanthocyanidins (brown pigments) or these genes could serve as precursor for flavanone as well as pigment biosynthesis.
A partition homogeneity test (23) was conducted by using PAUP* 4.0b10 (24) to demonstrate that it was not inappropriate to analyze the 720-nt structural gene fragment and 620-nt NS5 gene fragment as a colinearized or concatenated single sequence.
A reverse transcriptase (RT)-PCR technique for CHIKV using nested primer pairs amplifying specific components of three structural gene regions, capsid (C), envelope E-2 and part of envelope E1 is described in the literature (4).
They also wanted to obtain structural gene sequence information for those bacteriocins.
In many cases, large genomic clones of specific crop plants will be imperative for the isolation of genomic regions, either up or down stream from the structural gene, interacting with important trans-acting factors controlling gene expression.
The experiment co-targeted the viral p24 structural gene and CCR5, the major HIV-1 co-receptor in macrophages, cells that are known to be reservoirs of HIV infection and that are stubbornly resistant to current antiviral therapies.
DNA sequence analysis of one of the clones revealed a putative bacteriocin operon composed of the structural gene, the transporter gene, and the immunity gene.
To correct for any variation in amounts of DNA loaded, the slot blots were stripped of probe DNA and rehybridized with the nitrate reductase structural gene (plasmid pMN24; Fernandez et al.
Sinai School of Medicine in New York City has identified what appears to be a specific "structural gene mutation.' Desnick says this mutation, coding for ALAD synthesis, may make that ALAD enzyme--and hence, the porphyrin pathway--more sensitive to lead.

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