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Cloning and Sequence Analysis of Recombinant Plasmodium vivax Merozoite Surface Protein 1 (PvMSP-142 kDa) In pTZ57R/T Vector.

Mirahmadi H, Spotin A, Fallahi S, Taghipour N, Turki H, Seyyed Tabaei SJ - Iran J Parasitol (2015 Apr-Jun)

Bottom Line: Since, this region has been observed to be polymorphic among isolates of P. vivax, it is significant to survey on different regions of this antigen in various areas of the world.Thirty eight SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphism) were identified in cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene which the mutations had localized in the 33 kDa fragment (PvMSP-133 kDa), while there was nearly no variation in the 19 kDa fragment (PvMSP-119 kDa). 2 out of 38 mutations were found as to be novel haplotypes.High similarity of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene in comparison to reference sequence and other sequences could be beneficial as a remarkable molecular marker for serological diagnostic kits of P. vivax in malarious neighboring countries of Iran and around the world.

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Affiliation: Dept. of Parasitology and Mycology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran ; Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.

ABSTRACT

Background: Carboxy-terminal 42 kDa region of Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-1 is considered as an important antigen in blood stage. Since, this region has been observed to be polymorphic among isolates of P. vivax, it is significant to survey on different regions of this antigen in various areas of the world.

Methods: In the present study, the genetic diversity of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene from an Iranian patient is analyzed. Parasite DNA was extracted from a P. vivax - infected patient in Iran. The region of PvMSP-142 kDa was amplified by PCR, cloned into pTZ57R/T vector and then sequenced.

Results: Sequencing of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene clearly has a high degree of homology (95%) with reference Sal-I sequence and also with the homogeneous sequences from some studied countries (97%). Thirty eight SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphism) were identified in cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene which the mutations had localized in the 33 kDa fragment (PvMSP-133 kDa), while there was nearly no variation in the 19 kDa fragment (PvMSP-119 kDa). 2 out of 38 mutations were found as to be novel haplotypes.

Conclusion: High similarity of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene in comparison to reference sequence and other sequences could be beneficial as a remarkable molecular marker for serological diagnostic kits of P. vivax in malarious neighboring countries of Iran and around the world.

No MeSH data available.


Sequence alignment of Pv MSP-142 kDa gene in P. vivax isolated from Iran and correlated part of the isolated genes from other countries
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Figure 3: Sequence alignment of Pv MSP-142 kDa gene in P. vivax isolated from Iran and correlated part of the isolated genes from other countries

Mentions: As Fig. 4 shows, MSP-1 42 kDa phylogenetic tree based on bootstrap-neighbor joining method in Iranian sequenced isolate (MSP 42-YYXXXXXX-Iran 01) and other recorded sequences in GenBank. All of the mutations were localized in the PvMSP-133kDa, while there was almost no variation in the MSP-119 kDa. 2 out of 38 mutations (haplotype) were novel in the 545 and 573 positions as compared to the homogeneous sequences from other surveyed countries (Fig. 3, 4).


Cloning and Sequence Analysis of Recombinant Plasmodium vivax Merozoite Surface Protein 1 (PvMSP-142 kDa) In pTZ57R/T Vector.

Mirahmadi H, Spotin A, Fallahi S, Taghipour N, Turki H, Seyyed Tabaei SJ - Iran J Parasitol (2015 Apr-Jun)

Sequence alignment of Pv MSP-142 kDa gene in P. vivax isolated from Iran and correlated part of the isolated genes from other countries
© Copyright Policy
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 3: Sequence alignment of Pv MSP-142 kDa gene in P. vivax isolated from Iran and correlated part of the isolated genes from other countries
Mentions: As Fig. 4 shows, MSP-1 42 kDa phylogenetic tree based on bootstrap-neighbor joining method in Iranian sequenced isolate (MSP 42-YYXXXXXX-Iran 01) and other recorded sequences in GenBank. All of the mutations were localized in the PvMSP-133kDa, while there was almost no variation in the MSP-119 kDa. 2 out of 38 mutations (haplotype) were novel in the 545 and 573 positions as compared to the homogeneous sequences from other surveyed countries (Fig. 3, 4).

Bottom Line: Since, this region has been observed to be polymorphic among isolates of P. vivax, it is significant to survey on different regions of this antigen in various areas of the world.Thirty eight SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphism) were identified in cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene which the mutations had localized in the 33 kDa fragment (PvMSP-133 kDa), while there was nearly no variation in the 19 kDa fragment (PvMSP-119 kDa). 2 out of 38 mutations were found as to be novel haplotypes.High similarity of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene in comparison to reference sequence and other sequences could be beneficial as a remarkable molecular marker for serological diagnostic kits of P. vivax in malarious neighboring countries of Iran and around the world.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dept. of Parasitology and Mycology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran ; Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.

ABSTRACT

Background: Carboxy-terminal 42 kDa region of Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-1 is considered as an important antigen in blood stage. Since, this region has been observed to be polymorphic among isolates of P. vivax, it is significant to survey on different regions of this antigen in various areas of the world.

Methods: In the present study, the genetic diversity of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene from an Iranian patient is analyzed. Parasite DNA was extracted from a P. vivax - infected patient in Iran. The region of PvMSP-142 kDa was amplified by PCR, cloned into pTZ57R/T vector and then sequenced.

Results: Sequencing of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene clearly has a high degree of homology (95%) with reference Sal-I sequence and also with the homogeneous sequences from some studied countries (97%). Thirty eight SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphism) were identified in cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene which the mutations had localized in the 33 kDa fragment (PvMSP-133 kDa), while there was nearly no variation in the 19 kDa fragment (PvMSP-119 kDa). 2 out of 38 mutations were found as to be novel haplotypes.

Conclusion: High similarity of cloned PvMSP-142 kDa gene in comparison to reference sequence and other sequences could be beneficial as a remarkable molecular marker for serological diagnostic kits of P. vivax in malarious neighboring countries of Iran and around the world.

No MeSH data available.