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ssb

Unnamed Gene ID: 948570

Known also as: ECK4051; exrB; JW4020; lexC;


NCBI Gene ID: 948570
Species: Escherichia coli strain K-12 substr. MG1655

SSB binds to RecQ and stimulates DNA unwinding (Shereda, 2007). [More information is available at EcoGene: EG10976]. The product of the essential ssb gene, the highly stable single-stranded DNA binding protein SSB, is involved in replication, recombination, and repair in the DNA metabolism of Escherichia coli. [More information is available at EcoCyc: EG10976].


Gene sequence:
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Proteins coded by this gene:
References:

Authors Title Journal
Glassberg J, Meyer RR, Kornberg A Mutant single-strand binding protein of Escherichia coli: genetic and physiological characterization. J Bacteriol Oct. 1, 1979
Laine PS, Meyer RR Interaction of the heat shock protein GroEL of Escherichia coli with single-stranded DNA-binding protein: suppression of ssb-113 by groEL46. J Bacteriol May 1, 1992
Lavery PE, Kowalczykowski SC A postsynaptic role for single-stranded DNA-binding protein in recA protein-promoted DNA strand exchange. J Biol Chem May 5, 1992
Wei TF, Bujalowski W, Lohman TM Cooperative binding of polyamines induces the Escherichia coli single-strand binding protein-DNA binding mode transitions. Biochemistry July 7, 1992
Markiewicz P, Malone C, Chase JW, Rothman-Denes LB Escherichia coli single-stranded DNA-binding protein is a supercoiled template-dependent transcriptional activator of N4 virion RNA polymerase. Genes Dev Oct. 1, 1992

Last modification of this entry: Oct. 6, 2010.

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