Gene Symbol: chiA
Description: chitinase
Species: Bacillus thuringiensis serovar konkukian str. 97-27

Top Publications

  1. Mabuchi N, Araki Y. Cloning and sequencing of two genes encoding chitinases A and B from Bacillus cereus CH. Can J Microbiol. 2001;47:895-902 pubmed
    Two genes encoding chitinases A and B (chiA and chiB) from Bacillus cereus CH were cloned into Escherichia coli XL1-Blue MRF', by using pBluescript II SK+, and their nucleotide sequences were determined...
  2. Barboza Corona J, Nieto Mazzocco E, Vel zquez Robledo R, Salcedo Hernandez R, Bautista M, Jim nez B, et al. Cloning, sequencing, and expression of the chitinase gene chiA74 from Bacillus thuringiensis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:1023-9 pubmed
    ..79 and 6.34. The optimal temperature was estimated at 57.2 degrees C when tested at pH 6. The potential use of ChiA74 as a synergistic agent, along with the B. thuringiensis insecticidal Cry proteins, is discussed...
  3. Driss F, Kallassy Awad M, Zouari N, Jaoua S. Molecular characterization of a novel chitinase from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki. J Appl Microbiol. 2005;99:945-53 pubmed
    ..coli. The addition of the sequence of chi255 to the few sequenced B. thuringiensis chi genes might contribute to a better investigation of the chitinase 'structure-function' relation. ..