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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 973790, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/973790
Research Article

Molecular Cloning and Characterization of Novel Phytocystatin Gene from Turmeric, Curcuma longa

1Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Malaysia
2Biotechnology Research Center, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), 43400 Serdang, Malaysia
3Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Malaysia

Received 3 April 2014; Accepted 8 June 2014; Published 14 July 2014

Academic Editor: Marco Bazzicalupo

Copyright © 2014 Seow-Neng Chan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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