volume 79, issue 2, P321-330 2015
DOI: 10.1080/09168451.2014.973365
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Takuya Katayama, Akinori Ohta, Hiroyuki Horiuchi

Abstract: A protein kinase C of Aspergillus nidulans, PkcA, is required for cell wall integrity (CWI) and is considered a major component of the regulating pathway. To investigate whether PkcA regulates the transcription of cell wall-related genes, we constructed strains expressing pkcA(R429A) that encodes an activated form of PkcA. The mRNA levels of most chitin synthase genes and an α-glucan synthase gene, agsB, were increased when pkcA(R429A) expression was induced. These mRNA increases were not observed or were only…

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