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2016 | 63 | 2 | 243-246
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Molecular cloning, sequence analysis and developmental stage expression of a putative septin gene fragment from Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae)

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Septins belong to GTPases that are involved in vital cellular activities, including cytokinesis. Although present in many organisms, they are yet to be isolated from Aedes albopictus. This study reports for the first time on a serendipitous isolation of a partial septin sequence from Ae. albopictus and its developmental expression profile. The Ae. albopictus partial septin sequence contains 591 nucleotides encoding 197 amino acids. It shares homology with several insect septin genes and has a close phylogenetic relationship with Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus septins. The Ae. albopictus septin fragment was differentially expressed in the mosquito's developmental stages, with an increased expression in the adults.
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63
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2
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243-246
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published
2016
received
2014-10-05
revised
2015-12-17
accepted
2016-02-17
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2016-04-08
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  • Molecular Entomology Research Group, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden, Penang, Malaysia
  • Molecular Entomology Research Group, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden, Penang, Malaysia
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  • School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden, Penang, Malaysia
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  • School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden, Penang, Malaysia
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