Nucleotide sequence and analysis of the Vibrio alginolyticus scr repressor-encoding gene (scrR)

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Blatch, Gregory L and Woods, David R (1991) Nucleotide sequence and analysis of the Vibrio alginolyticus scr repressor-encoding gene (scrR). Gene, 101 (1). pp. 45-50. ISSN 0378-1119

Abstract

The nucleotide sequence of the Vibrio alginolyticus scr repressor-encoding gene (scrR) was determined. The deduced amino acid sequence of the scr repressor was homologous with the gal, lac and cyt repressors of Escherichia coli and contained a helix-turn-helix DNA binding domain. Although the scrR gene encoded a protein which was required for the regulation of the V. alginolyticus sucrose utilization system, a particular deletion in the scrR gene could not be complemented in trans. The lack of complementation was discussed in terms of the possible involvement of a cis regulatory element or interference by the truncated scr repressor.

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8186
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/0378-1119(91)90222-W
Official URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-1119(91)90222-W
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Current > FOR Classification > 0604 Genetics
Keywords ResPubID22241. LacI, GalR, helix-turn-helix, in trans studies, recombinant DNA, sucrose, nucleotide sequence, scrR
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