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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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2006
2006
Deinococcus radiodurans can reconstitute its genome from double-strand breaks, most likely due to unusually efficient DNA repair… Expand
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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