Title

Insertion mutations in the dam gene of Escherichia coli K-12

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Publication Date

1-1-1983

Document Type

Article

Subjects

DNA Transposable Elements; Escherichia coli; *Genes, Bacterial; Methyltransferases; Mutation; Site-Specific DNA-Methyltransferase (Adenine-Specific)

Disciplines

Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology

Abstract

The dam gene of E. coli can be inactivated by insertion of Tn9 or Mud phage. Strains bearing these mutations are viable indicating that the dam gene product is dispensable.

Source

Mol Gen Genet. 1983;192(1-2):288-9.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Molecular and general genetics : MGG

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

6316110

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