The first-step transfer-DNA injection-stop signal of bacteriophage T5.

Bacteriophage T5 is different from most phages in that its DNA is injected in two steps during infection. The region containing the injection stop signal (iss) has been cloned and sequenced and found to contain numerous large repeats and inverted repeats which may be part of the iss. The most impressive of these are the 31-bp repeat units (rb) which are… CONTINUE READING