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Title: Sequencing of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, cyclophilin A cDNA

item Yeh, Hung-yueh
item Klesius, Phillip

Submitted to: Genbank
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/7/2007
Publication Date: 3/7/2007
Citation: Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2007. Sequencing of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, cyclophilin A cDNA. Genbank. Accession No. EF424274.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Cyclophilin A is a member of highly conserved immunophilins and ubiquitously found intracellularly. The complete sequence of the channel catfish cyclophilin A cDNA gene consisted of 1,170 nucleotides. Analysis of the nucleotide sequence reveals one open reading frame and 5’- and 3’-end untranslated regions (UTR). The 5’-UTR had 104 bases containing a potential TATTA box and a Sp1 transcription factor binding site. The 3’-UTR had 571 bases in length containing a potential mRNA instability motif, two polyadenylation signal sequences and a polyadenylation tail. The open reading frame potentially encoded a 164-amino-acid peptide with a calculated molecular weight of 17,450 daltons.