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Enzyme Research
Volume 2014, Article ID 780549, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/780549
Research Article

A cDNA Cloning of a Novel Alpha-Class Tyrosinase of Pinctada fucata: Its Expression Analysis and Characterization of the Expressed Protein

Department of Genetic Engineering, Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology, Kinki University, 930 Nishimitani, Kinokawa, Wakayama 649-6493, Japan

Received 13 December 2013; Revised 13 February 2014; Accepted 3 March 2014; Published 10 April 2014

Academic Editor: A-Lien Lu-Chang

Copyright © 2014 Ryousuke Takgi and Tomoyuki Miyashita. 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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