Submitted to: National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: March 30, 2010
Publication Date: July 19, 2010
Citation: Park, W., Scheffler, B.E., Bauer, P.J., Campbell, B.T. 2010. Submission to GenBank of the Nodulin 26-like intrinsic protein (NIP) Subfamily in Cotton – GenBank Accession No. GU998840-GU998845 and GenBank Accession TPA;inferential No. BK007061-BK007062. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Technical Abstract: The NOD26-like intrinsic proteins (NIP) are one of the five aquaporin protein subfamilies. Aquaporin proteins are known to facilitate water transport through biological membranes. In order to identify NIP aquaporin gene candidates in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.), in silico and molecular cloning efforts and subsequent sequence analyses were performed. We report the submission of 12 cotton NIP subfamily genes to the National Center for Biotechnology Information. These data provide structural and functional characteristics of the cotton NIP gene family.