Influence of single-stranded DNA-binding protein on recA induction in Escherichia coli.

@article{Meyer1982InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of single-stranded DNA-binding protein on recA induction in Escherichia coli.},
  author={R. R. Meyer and D. Voegele and S. M. Ruben and D. Rein and J. Trela},
  journal={Mutation research},
  year={1982},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={
          299-313
        }
}
  • R. R. Meyer, D. Voegele, +2 authors J. Trela
  • Published 1982
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Mutation research
  • Two ssb mutants of Escherichia coli, which carry a lesion in the single-strand DNA-binding protein (SSB), are sensitive to UV-irradiation. We have investigated the influence of SSB on the "SOS" repair pathway by examining the levels of recA protein synthesis. These strains fail to induce normal levels of recA protein after treatment with nalidixic acid or ultraviolet light. The level of recA protein synthesis in wild-type cells is about three times greater than ssb cells. This deficiency in ssb… CONTINUE READING
    30 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    Interaction of Escherichia coli RecA Protein with LexA Repressor
    • 49
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 29 REFERENCES
    A temperature-sensitive single-stranded DNA-binding protein from Escherichia coli.
    • 53
    Expression of the E. coli uvrA gene is inducible
    • 148
    recA protein-catalyzed strand assimilation: stimulation by Escherichia coli single-stranded DNA-binding protein.
    • 173
    • PDF
    Homologous pairing in genetic recombination: formation of D loops by combined action of recA protein and a helix-destabilizing protein.
    • 69
    • PDF
    DNA synthesis inhibition and the induction of protein X in Escherichia coli.
    • 192
    Single-strand binding protein enhances fidelity of DNA synthesis in vitro.
    • 64
    • PDF