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Molecular cloning and life stage expression pattern of a new acetylcholinesterase gene from the plant-parasitic nematode Meloidogyne incognita

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A new cDNA, named Mi-ace-2, encoding an acetylcholinesterase, was isolated from Meloidogyne incognita. The full-length cDNA, carrying the trans-spliced SL1 leader sequence, was 2122 bp long with an open reading frame of 2058 bp. The predicted protein shared 32.3% identity with the previously identified MI ACHE and 49.1% identity with the C. elegans ACE-2. The conserved motifs involved in the catalytic triad, the choline binding site and 11 aromatic residues lining the catalytic gorge were present in the MI-ACE-2 deduced protein. RT-PCR analysis showed that Mi-ace-2 is transcribed in second stage juveniles before and after hatching, in females and in males. Phylogenetic analysis showed that MI-ACE-2 and ACE-2 were clustered in a distinct group closely related to the acetylcholinesterases secreted by animal-parasitic nematodes.

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2003-03-01
2016-12-05

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