Structure and expression of two cDNAs encoding S-adenosyl-L-methionine synthetase of rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Jae Hoon Lee, Hyun Sook Chae, Jae Hyeok Lee, Baik Hwang, Kyu Woong Hahn, Bin G. Kang, Woo Taek Kim

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Two cDNAs encoding rice (Oryza sativa L.) S-adenosyl-n-methionine synthetase (SAMS) have been cloned, sequenced and identified. The deduced protein sequences share a high homology (90-94%) with those of other plant SAMS and are 60-62% identical to yeast, rat and human SAMS. The rice SAMS genes are differentially regulated in a tissue-specific manner and by a salt stress, while they are coordinately expressed during growth of the rice cell culture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-18
Number of pages6
JournalBiochimica et Biophysica Acta - Gene Structure and Expression
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Oct 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Structural Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics

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