Insertion mutations in the dam gene of Escherichia coli K-12
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
DNA Transposable Elements; Escherichia coli; *Genes, Bacterial; Methyltransferases; Mutation; Site-Specific DNA-Methyltransferase (Adenine-Specific)
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
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.
Mol Gen Genet. 1983;192(1-2):288-9.
Molecular and general genetics : MGG
Marinus MG, Carraway M, Frey AZ, Brown L, Arraj JA. (1983). Insertion mutations in the dam gene of Escherichia coli K-12. Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Publications. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/bmp_pp/19