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The alpha-glucosyltransferases of bacteriophages T2, T4 and T6. A comparison of their primary structures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2940438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
With the aim of comparing the primary structures of gene products coded for by T-even bacteriophages we constructed clone libraries of the DNAs of bacteriophages T2 and T6. Using hybrid M13 phages carrying the gene for the T4-coded alpha-glucosyl transferase (alpha gt) we isolated corresponding T2 and T6 clones. The nucleotide sequences of the three alpha gt genes and the amino acid sequences derived were compared. The differences between the genes and their products are discussed in terms of structure, function and evolutionary aspects.
H Gram; W Rüger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Molecular & general genetics : MGG     Volume:  202     ISSN:  0026-8925     ISO Abbreviation:  Mol. Gen. Genet.     Publication Date:  1986 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-06-30     Completed Date:  1986-06-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0125036     Medline TA:  Mol Gen Genet     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  467-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acid Sequence
Base Sequence
Cloning, Molecular
DNA / analysis
Escherichia coli / enzymology,  genetics*
Glucosyltransferases / genetics*
T-Phages / enzymology,  genetics*
Reg. No./Substance:
9007-49-2/DNA; EC 2.4.1.-/Glucosyltransferases

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