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HU Protein

A DNA-binding and thermostable low-molecular-weight E. coli protein that resembles eukaryotic histones. Acts as a cofactor in transcriptional… Expand
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The Escherichia coli histone-like HU protein pool is composed of three dimeric forms: two homodimers, EcHUalpha(2) and EcHUbeta(2… Expand
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2003
2003
Closely opposed lesions form a unique class of DNA damage that is generated by ionizing radiation. Improper repair of closely… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The heterodimeric HU protein, one of the most abundant DNA binding proteins, plays a pleiotropic role in bacteria. Among others… Expand
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2001
2001
Prokaryotic genomes are compacted by association with small basic proteins, generating what has been termed bacterial chromatin… Expand
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1996
1996
Homologs of the dimeric HU protein of Escherichia coli can be found in every prokaryotic organism that has been analyzed. In this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In this study, we have identified a protein in Escherichia coli that specifically binds to double-stranded DNA containing a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We have previously studied the binding characteristics of the HU protein of Escherichia coli to different linear DNAs. In this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Escherichia coli hupA hypB double mutants that lack HU protein have severe cellular defects in cell division, DNA folding, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The HU protein isolated from Escherichia coli, composed of two partially homologous subunits, alpha and beta, shares some of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Escheridzia cdi contains an abundant DNA binding protein, HU, [l] with a monomeric mol. wt -10 000 which is readily isolated by… Expand
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