Published: 2021-05-31

Page: 441-449


Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF), Pakistan.


National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Pakistan.


Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF), Pakistan.


National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Pakistan.


Government College University Lahore, Pakistan.

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Peroxin gene 11 has been revealed to have important functions involving photorespiration, beta degradation and peroxisomes biogenesis. In this study we show 5 assumed genes present in Oryza sativa gnome PEX11(1-5) and each contains one conserved motif. The PEX11 sequence from Oryza sativa and other species are divided into three major categories.  Despite of its important functions a very limited knowledge is known about PEX11 gene family in rice. This study confirms the five different PEX11 genes in rice and each gene contains one particular conserved domain. Among other members PEX11-2 and PEX11-3 are more closely related and shows recent duplications. Different analysis was done in this study to better understand the structure and phylo-genetic relations of PEX11 genes and its evolutionary analysis. Our results showed that PEX11 genes have conserved domains but have diversification not only in sequences but also in functions.

Keywords: PEX11 gene, phylogenetic analysis, Oryza sativa, evolutionary analysis, peroxisome biogenesis

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UMBER, J., GULFAM, ., MAQSOD, U., LIAQAT, A., & KHATTAK, Z. (2021). COMPREHENSIVE PHYLO-GENETIC ANALYSIS OF –PEX11 GENE FAMILY IN Oryza sativa. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 4(1), 441–449. Retrieved from


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