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|Title:||Nucleotide and peptide sequences of the open reading frame encoding a truncated toxin a gene of Clostridium difficile strain CCUG 20309||Authors:||Song, K.P.
|Issue Date:||1999||Citation:||Song, K.P., Bai, X.L., Chang, S.Y. (1999). Nucleotide and peptide sequences of the open reading frame encoding a truncated toxin a gene of Clostridium difficile strain CCUG 20309. Mitochondrial DNA 10 (2) : 93-96. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.3109/10425179909008423||Abstract:||Database Accession No.: AF053400 The open reading frame encoding a putative truncated toxin A gene of Clostridium difficile in strain CCUG 20309 (ATCC 8864), a strain that produces toxin B but not toxin A, was sequenced by cycle sequencing method. The coding region contains 2097 base pairs and has a GC content of 26.4 %. The deduced polypeptide is 50 kDa and is generally hydrophilic. Although strain CCUG 20309 of C. difficile was reported not to produce toxin A, it is entero-toxic, an inherent property of toxin A in pathogenic strains of C. difficile. It therefore remains to be determined whether a truncated form of toxin A could actually be expressed from the open reading frame by this strain of C. difficile. © 1999 Informa UK Ltd All rights reserved: reproduction in whole or part not permitted.||Source Title:||Mitochondrial DNA||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131007||ISSN:||19401736||DOI:||10.3109/10425179909008423|
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