African Journal of

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12267

Full Length Research Paper

Characterization of the Antheraea pernyi abnormal wing disc gene that may contribute to its temperature tolerance

De-Fu Jiang1,2, Yan-Qun Liu1,2*, Xi-Sheng Li1 and Sheng-Lin Shi2
1Sericultural Institute of Liaoning Province, Fengcheng 118100, PR China. 2Department of Sericulture, College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang 110866, PR China.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 17 September 2010
  •  Published: 25 October 2010


De-Fu Jiang1,2, Yan-Qun Liu1,2*, Xi-Sheng Li1 and Sheng-Lin Shi2


NDK, Nucleoside diphosphate kinases; awd, abnormal wing disc;NTP, nucleoside triphosphates; GTP, guanosine triphosphate; CTP, cytosine triphosphate; UTP, uridine triphosphate; ATP, adenosine triphosphate; NDP,nucleoside diphosphates; btl, breathlessEST, expressed sequence tag; ORF,open reading frameBLAST, basic local alignment search tool; RT-PCR, reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction; UTR, untranslated region.