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|Title:||Induction, expression and characterisation of laccase genes from the marine-derived fungal strains nigrospora Sp CBMAI 1328 and arthopyrenia Sp CBMAI 1330|
|Author:||Zambrano Passarini, Michel Rodrigo|
Ottoni, Cristiane Angelica
Sette, Lara Duraes
|Abstract:||The capability of the fungi Nigrospora sp. CBMAI 1328 and Arthopyrenia sp. CBMAI 1330 isolated from marine sponge to synthesise laccases (Lcc) in the presence of the inducer copper (1-10 mu M) was assessed. In a liquid culture medium supplemented with 5 mu M of copper sulphate after 5 days of incubation, Nigrospora sp. presented the highest Lcc activity (25.2 U.L-1). The effect of copper on Lcc gene expression was evaluated by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction. Nigrospora sp. showed the highest gene expression of Lcc under the same conditions of Lcc synthesis. The highest Lcc expression by the Arthopyrenia sp. was detected at 96 h of incubation in absence of copper. Molecular approaches allowed the detection of Lcc isozymes and suggest the presence of at least two undescribed putative genes. Additionally, Lcc sequences from the both fungal strains clustered with other Lcc sequences from other fungi that inhabit marine environments|
|Subject:||Sulfato de cobre|
|Appears in Collections:||IB - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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