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Figure 1

From: The sterol carrier protein 2/3-oxoacyl-CoA thiolase (SCPx) is involved in cholesterol uptake in the midgut of Spodoptera litura: gene cloning, expression, localization and functional analyses

Figure 1

Nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequences of S. litura Sl SCPx cDNA. The numbers on the left are for nucleotide sequence and the numbers on the right are for the amino acid sequences. The thiolase domain (Sl SCPx-t) is shown in Italy letters and the Sl SCPx-C (SCP2) domain is indicated by bolded letters. The peroxisome targeting sequence (SKL) is indicated in a square. The forward and reverse primers used for RT-PCR amplification of the full length cDNA from mRNA are underlined. A cysteine residue (Cys82) is shown in grey background, which has been suggested to be part of the active site in a Z. ramigera 3-oxoacyl-CoA thiolase. The terminal codon is indicated with asterisks below the codon. The GenBank accession number of this cDNA is FJ986464.

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