Expression of melanin and insecticidal protein from Rhodotorula glutinis in Escherichia coli

  • Julius K. Oloke
  • Bernard R. Glick
Keywords: Rhodotorula glutinis, Escherichia coli, Melanin, Insecticidal Protein

Abstract

Both the salmon/red melanin and the insecticidal producing genes of Rhodotorula glutinis was successfully expressed in Escherichia coli using plasmid pZErO-1. This work suggests that in Rhodotorula species melanin and insecticidal toxin are co-expressed and therefore possibly co-evolved.

Keywords: Rhodotorula glutinis, Escherichia coli, Melanin, Insecticidal Protein

Published
2016-06-15
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Articles

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eISSN: 1684-5315