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..Properly folded TBP was shown to bind to a halobacterial TATA-box-containing DNA fragment, indicating that the fusion protein can be used to characterize DNA recognition by the halobacterial TBP. ..
Soppa J. Prokaryotic structural maintenance of chromosomes (SMC) proteins: distribution, phylogeny, and comparison with MukBs and additional prokaryotic and eukaryotic coiled-coil proteins. Gene. 2001;278:253-64 pubmed
..coli. A phylogenetic analysis was performed including the prokaryotic coiled-coil proteins as well as SMCs and Rad18 proteins from selected eukaryotes. ..
Soppa J, Kobayashi K, Noirot Gros M, Oesterhelt D, Ehrlich S, Dervyn E, et al. Discovery of two novel families of proteins that are proposed to interact with prokaryotic SMC proteins, and characterization of the Bacillus subtilis family members ScpA and ScpB. Mol Microbiol. 2002;45:59-71 pubmed
Soppa J. From genomes to function: haloarchaea as model organisms. Microbiology. 2006;152:585-90 pubmed
..Taken together, the wealth of techniques available make haloarchaea excellent archaeal model species...