Research Article | Volume 11, Issue 1, January, 2023

Designing of guide RNA constructs for CRISPR/Cas9-mediated editing of rice transcription factor OsMADS26 for enhancing drought tolerance

K. Anjala Rehna Augustine   

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Published:  Nov 22, 2022

DOI: 10.7324/JABB.2023.110124

CRISPR/Cas9 system is one of the most advance technologies for efficient genome editing in plants. The guide RNAs (gRNAs) 20 bp long were designed using the online platform CRISPR-P v2.0 for the rice transcription factor OsMADS26. Best three gRNAs were selected after evaluating their features such as on-score value, GC content, potential off-target sites, and location in genome. The binary vector, pRGEB32, with rice codon optimized Cas9 under the control of rice ubiqutin promoter has been utilized to clone the gRNAs. The gRNAs were annealed and ligated to the pRGEB32 vector, cloned into E. coli strain DH5α, and then mobilized into Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain EHA105 for their further mobilization into rice.

Keyword:     CRISPR/Cas9 Drought tolerance gRNA OsMADS26 pRGEB32


Anjala K, Augustine R. Designing of guide RNA constructs for CRISPR/Cas9-mediated editing of rice transcription factor OsMADS26 for enhancing drought tolerance. J App Biol Biotech. 2023;11(1):176-182.

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