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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2014 Vol.15 No.7 P.611-623


Characterization and expression profiles of MaACS and MaACO genes from mulberry (Morus alba L.)*

Author(s):  Chang-ying Liu, Rui-hua L, Jun Li, Ai-chun Zhao, Xi-ling Wang, Umuhoza Diane, Xiao-hong Wang, Chuan-hong Wang, Ya-sheng Yu, Shu-mei Han, Cheng Lu, Mao-de Yu

Affiliation(s):  . State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, College of Biotechnology, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China

Corresponding email(s):   yumd@163.com

Key Words:  Mulberry fruit, MaACS , MaACO , Gene expression, Abscisic acid, Ethephon

Chang-ying Liu, Rui-hua Lü, Jun Li, Ai-chun Zhao, Xi-ling Wang, Umuhoza Diane, Xiao-hong Wang, Chuan-hong Wang, Ya-sheng Yu, Shu-mei Han, Cheng Lu, Mao-de Yu. Characterization and expression profiles of MaACS and MaACO genes from mulberry (Morus alba L.)[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2014, 15(7): 611-623.

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1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase (ACS) and 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid oxidase (ACO) are encoded by multigene families and are involved in fruit ripening by catalyzing the production of ethylene throughout the development of fruit. However, there are no reports on ACS or ACO genes in mulberry, partly because of the limited molecular research background. In this study, we have obtained five ACS gene sequences and two ACO gene sequences from Morus Genome Database. Sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis of MaACO1 and MaACO2 showed that their amino acids are conserved compared with ACO proteins from other species. MaACS1 and MaACS2 are type I, MaACS3 and MaACS4 are type II, and MaACS5 is type III, with different C-terminal sequences. Quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) expression analysis showed that the transcripts of MaACS genes were strongly expressed in fruit, and more weakly in other tissues. The expression of MaACO1 and MaACO2 showed different patterns in various mulberry tissues. MaACS and MaACO genes demonstrated two patterns throughout the development of mulberry fruit, and both of them were strongly up-regulated by abscisic acid (ABA) and ethephon.




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