Apr 18, 2020

Cloning and In silico characterization of Heat shock factor (Hsf2) from Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
Kavita DubeyR. R. K. Niraj

Abstract

A gene that encodes for Heat Shock Factor (Hsf) was characterized and designated as TaHsf2 (Gen Bank ID KP063542) from wheat. The genomic sequence was found to be 1551bp long with open reading frame of length1123bp. The amino acid sequence so concluded showed to have HSF domain having high degree of similarity (homology) with other HSF coding gene of related species. We have reported in-silico three-dimensional model of TaHsf2 and evaluation of the predicted model, analysed with various tools. The sudden climatic variations over the years especially elevation in temperature has adversely affected the growth and productivity of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). A very less number of HSFs is being reported and characterized in wheat and the data so available for wheat calls for investigation and characterization of more HSP coding HSFs. In our present study we have cloned one of the novel HSFs and have characterized it through in silico tools.

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