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Unnamed Gene ID: 948218

Known also as: ECK3693; JW3678;

NCBI Gene ID: 948218
Species: Escherichia coli strain K-12 substr. MG1655

The beta subunit of DNA polymerase III dimerizes to form the sliding clamp that links the core polymerase to DNA and allows processive DNA replication. [More information is available at EcoCyc: EG10242].

Gene sequence:
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Proteins coded by this gene:

Authors Title Journal
Kimura M, Miki T, Hiraga S, Nagata T, Yura T Conditionally lethal amber mutations in the dnaA region of the Escherichia coli chromosome that affect chromosome replication. J Bacteriol Dec. 1, 1979
Armengod ME, Garcia-Sogo M, Perez-Roger I, Macian F, Navarro-Avino JP Tandem transcription termination sites in the dnaN gene of Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem Oct. 15, 1991
O'Donnell M Accessory protein function in the DNA polymerase III holoenzyme from E. coli. Bioessays Jan. 1, 1992
Tadmor Y, Ascarelli-Goell R, Skaliter R, Livneh Z Overproduction of the beta subunit of DNA polymerase III holoenzyme reduces UV mutagenesis in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol April 1, 1992
Kong XP, Onrust R, O'Donnell M, Kuriyan J Three-dimensional structure of the beta subunit of E. coli DNA polymerase III holoenzyme: a sliding DNA clamp. Cell May 1, 1992

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

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