The chromosomal DNA of Streptomyces lividans 66 is linear

@article{Lin1993TheCD,
  title={The chromosomal DNA of Streptomyces lividans 66 is linear},
  author={Y. Lin and H. Kieser and D. Hopwood and C. Chen},
  journal={Molecular Microbiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={10}
}
  • Y. Lin, H. Kieser, +1 author C. Chen
  • Published 1993
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Two copies of a DNA sequence similar or identical to one end of the linear plasmid SLP2 were found on the Streptomyces lividans chromosome. Restriction mapping showed that these sequences represented free ends. Electrophoretic retardation and glass‐binding studies indicated that the telomeres carry covalently bound proteins. Moreover, the chromosome migrated as an 8Mb linear DNA in pulsed‐field gel electrophoresis. A similar finding with the chromosomes of six other Streptomyces species… CONTINUE READING
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