Journal of Zhejiang University Science B

, Volume 6, Issue 8, pp 817–824 | Cite as

Sequence analysis and expression pattern ofMGTA1 gene in rice blast pathogenMagnaporthe grisea

  • Wang Jiao-yu
  • Liu Xiao-hong
  • Lu Jian-ping
  • Lin Fu-chengEmail author
Plant & Animal Sciences and Biotechnology


MGTA1, a putative fungal Zn(II)2Cys6 transcriptional activator-encoding gene, was isolated from rice blast pathogenMagnaporthe grisea, which is homologous toCLTA1 fromColletotrichum lindemuthianum with 51% identity at protein level.MGTA1 cassette contains a 2370 bp open reading frame, consisting of 6 exons, coding a 790 amino acid peptide.MGTA1 gene exists as a single copy in genomes of 7 strains ofM. grisea, and is expressed in tip hyphae, conidia, and mature appressoria of strain Guy11.

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Magnaporthe grisea MGTA1 gene Zn(II)2Cys6 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wang Jiao-yu
    • 1
  • Liu Xiao-hong
    • 2
  • Lu Jian-ping
    • 2
  • Lin Fu-cheng
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Biotechnology Institute, School of Agriculture and BiotechnologyZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Microbiology Institute, School of Life SciencesZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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