K. B. Low

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A general role for chaperonin ring structures in mediating folding of newly translated proteins has been suggested. Here we have directly examined the role of the E. coli chaperonin GroEL in the bacterial cytoplasm by production of temperature-sensitive lethal mutations in this essential gene. After shift to nonpermissive temperature, the rate of general(More)
Strains in which the E. coli SOS system is continuously induced, in the absence of mutagenic treatment, have been used to generate nonsense mutations in the lacl gene. The examination of over 600 independently occurring amber and ochre mutations reveals that inducing the SOS system stimulates specifically G:C----T:A and, to a lesser extent, A:T----T:A(More)
During differentiation, human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) shut down the regulatory network conferring pluripotency in a process we designated pluripotent state dissolution (PSD). In a high-throughput RNAi screen using an inclusive set of differentiation conditions, we identify centrally important and context-dependent processes regulating PSD in hESCs,(More)
BACKGROUND Pathogens tolerate stress conditions that include low pH, oxidative stress, high salt and high temperature in order to survive inside and outside their hosts. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS), which forms the outer-leaflet of the outer membrane in Gram-negative bacteria, acts as a permeability barrier. The lipid A moiety of LPS anchors it to the outer(More)
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