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Cloning and Characterization of a cDNA Encoding a Cowpea Seed Defensin and Analysis of its Expression

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We have previously isolated a cowpea seed defensin with potent antifungal activity. Here we report the cloning of its cDNA obtained from RT-PCR. The sequence of the deduced protein VUDEF exhibited homology to plant defensins. Northern analysis revealed that VUDEF mRNA is accumulated during cowpea seed development and its level increases in seedling tissues after exposure to fungal pathogen and cold.





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  • Protein & Peptide Letters publishes short papers in all important aspects of protein and peptide research, including structural studies, recombinant expression, function, synthesis, enzymology, immunology, molecular modeling, drug design etc. Manuscripts must have a significant element of novelty, timeliness and urgency that merit rapid publication. Reports of crystallisation, and preliminary structure determinations of biologically important proteins are acceptable. Purely theoretical papers are also acceptable provided they provide new insight into the principles of protein/peptide structure and function.

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