Construction of protein expression vector to consist metroxylon sagu chitinase cDNA

Yong, Elise Yih Lih. (2012) Construction of protein expression vector to consist metroxylon sagu chitinase cDNA. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Chitinase cDNA is a gene that involves in plant response against pathogens and has been isolated from the sago palm, Metroxylon sagu. In this study, E.coli XLI Blue competent cells was prepared and the pUC191msChi and pET41a+ plasmids were transformed into the competent cells. Colonies grown in Luria Bertani agar plates were picked up and cultured in Luria Bertani broth on the next day. The plasmids were extracted and the presence of chitinase cDNA in pUC191msChi plasmid was verified through polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The formed PCR products were then purified by using silica bead DNA gel extraction kit. pET41a+ plasmid was cut with XbaI restriction enzyme, followed by bluntending pET41a+ plasmid and the PCR products with T4 DNA polymerase and cut with HindllI enzyme. However, restriction analysis ofpET41a+ plasmid was not successful. For future study, it is suggested that the condition of the restriction enzyme reaction is needed to be optimized.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2012.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chitinase cDNA, Metroxylon Sagu, E. coli XU Blue, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
Q Science > QR Microbiology
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 03:21
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 03:21
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17713

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