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Plant, Deschampsia, King George Island, AntarcticEntry ID: KPDC_PD_ANTARCTIC_2008
Abstract: Deschampsia antarctica is the only monocot that thrives in the tough conditions of the Antarctic region. It is an invaluable resource for the identification of genes associated with tolerance to various environmental pressures. In order to identify genes that are differentially regulated between greenhouse-grown and Antarctic field-grown plants, we initiated a detailed gene expression analysis. ... Antarctic plants were collected and greenhouse plants served as controls. Two different cDNA libraries were constructed with these plants. A total of 2,112 cDNA clones was sequenced and grouped into 1,199 unigene clusters consisting of 243 consensus and 956 singleton sequences. Using similarity searches against several public databases, we constructed a functional classification of the ESTs into categories such as genes related to responses to stimuli, as well as photosynthesis and metabolism.
Purpose: Expressed sequence tag analysis of Antarctic hairgrass Deschampsia antarctica from King George Island, Antarctica.
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Email: soulaid at kopri.re.kr
Songdo Techno Park, 7-50, Songdo-dong, Yeonsu-gu
Postal Code: 406-840
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DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27