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Study on the expression of vacuolar proton PUMP ATPase subunit F that contributes in abiotic stress tolerance of Jute (corchorus olitorious)

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dc.contributor.advisor Khan, Dr. Haseena
dc.contributor.author Rahman, Ahasanur
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-28T04:49:47Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-28T04:49:47Z
dc.date.copyright 2011
dc.date.issued 2011-08
dc.identifier.other ID 10376006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/1498
dc.description This thesis is submitted in a partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Masters of Science in Biotechnology, 2011 en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis report.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 70-76).
dc.description.abstract Jute (Corchorus spp.) is the second most important fibre producing plant in the world. It is a very season specific crop and requires certain temperature and moisture conditions for growth. To imporve the quality of this agronomicaly improtant fibre yielding crop, conventional breeding between species (C. capsularis and C. olitorius) was attempted and failed due to sexual incompatibility of the species. Hence, study of jute at the molecular level is of great importance. To make jute tolerant to environmental stresses, the study of genes and transcriptional factors involved in stress-tolerance mechanism cannot be overemphasized. In this study, vacuolar proton pump ATPase subunit F, which functions as central stalk of a multi-subuint complex protein vacuolar ATPase, was found to be responsive in dehydration stress in jute (Corchorus olitorius). Expression study reveals that the expression of V-ATPase subunit F gene is induced by salt, low temperature and drought stress and variation of expression is observed in time dependent manner. This finding will enable us to attempt the production of jute under dehydrated condition and resurrect the golden age of our jute fibre. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Ahasanur Rahman
dc.format.extent 78 pages
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Jute en_US
dc.subject Salt en_US
dc.subject Low temperature en_US
dc.subject Drought en_US
dc.subject Stress tolerance en_US
dc.subject Dehydration response en_US
dc.subject Vacuolar Proton Pump ATPase subunit F en_US
dc.title Study on the expression of vacuolar proton PUMP ATPase subunit F that contributes in abiotic stress tolerance of Jute (corchorus olitorious) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Mathematical and Natural Science, BRAC University
dc.description.degree M. Biotechnology


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