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Identification, cloning and characterization of a novel Gossypium hirsutum L. GhMYBantiV transcription factor in response to biotic and abiotic stresses

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Verticillium wilt is an important worldwide limiting factor
for cotton production. Improving cotton varieties’ disease
resistance, is of great strategic and practical importance
to promote world cotton production and to improve cotton
fibre quality. Taking advantage of the Gossypium raimondii
genome sequence, we cloned a new MYB transcription
factor GhMYBantiV (GenBank accession number:
KM0407832) from upland cotton variety Lumianyan 32.
Characteristic analysis indicates that GhMYBantiV is a MYB
transcription factor, since it localises in the nucleus, and
shows the transcription factor activity. GhMYBantiV
expression is greatly enhanced by Verticillium wilt fungus
infection and salt treatment. It is, therefore, suggested that
GhMYBantiV possibly plays an important role in biotic and
abiotic stress response in cotton.
 

Keywords: Cotton, Verticillium wilt, MYB transcription factors, gene cloning

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Year: 2017
Volume: 77
Issue: 1
Article DOI: 10.5958/0975-6906.2017.00015.3
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906

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Chen Xiaoyan info_circle
He Xiaohong info_circle
Tang Ming info_circle
Hong Kun info_circle
Yang Zhengting info_circle
Yi Yin info_circle
Liu Zhanji info_circle
Fu Mingchuan info_circle

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