# Browse Dept. of Microbiology by Title

• (2009)
Gene expression in Archaea is less understood than those in Bacteria and Eucarya. In general, three steps are involved in gene expression---transcription, RNA processing, and translation. To expand our knowledge of these ...

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• (2009)
Gene expression in Archaea is less understood than those in Bacteria and Eucarya. In general, three steps are involved in gene expression---transcription, RNA processing, and translation. To expand our knowledge of these ...

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• (1984)
A DNA-directed coupled transcription-translation system has been developed in cell-free extracts from the facultative phototroph, Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides. The in vitro protein synthesizing system was active when ...

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• (1992)
Bacteriophage lambda utilizes a site-specific recombination system to integrate its DNA into the E. coli chromosome during lysogeny. The viral protein, Integrase (Int), catalyzes strand exchange between the phage attachment ...

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• (1986)
The goal of my project was to develop techniques for genetic analysis of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, a human colonic bacteria, which could be applied to determining the organization and regulation of the genes involved ...

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• (1966)

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• (1991)
To study integrase (Int) binding to its arm-type sequences, bacteriophage P22-based challenge phages were constructed that carried either the contiguous P$\sp\prime$123 arm-type sites or the single P$\sp\prime$1 site within ...

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• (1995)
The role of the alpha subunit of RNA polymerase (encoded by rpoA) in transcriptional activation by the global regulatory protein FNR has been investigated using a genetic approach. We have identified five rpoA mutations ...

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• (1992)
In order to study the importance of the individual Int arm-type binding sites in $\lambda$ site-specific recombination, triple-base changes were made in each of the five Int arm-type binding sites, and then characterized ...

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• (1998)
Genetic hybrids of S. typhimurium-S. typhi constructed by P22-mediated transduction remain unable to expand the host range of S. typhi to include mice. However, construction of genetic hybrids is useful for identifying ...

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• (1988)
Threonine biosynthesis in Escherichia coli K-12 was proposed to be regulated by an attenuation mechanism. A genetic and biochemical analysis was performed to provide more evidence that attenuation was the mechanism utilized ...

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• (2008)
Methanogenesis is biologically mediated by obligate anaerobes called methanogens that belong to the Archaea. They conserve energy and fix carbon by converting a limited number of one and two carbon compounds to methane. ...

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• (2007)
Our investigations led to the discovery of new biosynthetic intermediates and revealed inaccuracies in the previously published pathway. Specifically, this thesis work established that step III of PTT biosynthesis is the ...

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• (1989)
The cir gene, which encodes the colicin I receptor protein, is one of several outer membrane proteins synthesized by Escherichia coli in response to iron limitation. The location, organization, and regulation of cir and ...

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• (2005)
Detailed genetic and biochemical characterization of a pathway for phosphite oxidation in Escherichia coli is described in this thesis work. Genetic comparison of different E. coli strains revealed that a phosphite oxidation ...

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• (2003)
Genetic analysis of the methylotrophic methanogenesis in Methanosarcina acetivorans has revealed a complex system for the utilization of methanol. M. acetivorans contains three isozymes of mtaCB and two of mtaA, encoding ...

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• (1985)
The synthesis of cyclopropane fatty acids (CFA) is an interesting example of protein-lipid interaction which occurs in many bacterial species. Genetic and biochemical studies of this process have been hampered by the lack ...

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• (1987)
The pyruvate oxidase structural gene (poxB) of Escherichia coli was cloned into derivatives of plasmid pBR322. The gene was first cloned into a cosmid vector by selection for the tetracycline resistance determinant of a ...

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• (1989)
Bacteriophage PR4 is a lipid-containing bacterial virus able to infect Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium. The icosahedral virion consists of an external protein capsid layer which surrounds a membrane vesicle ...

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