Gene Symbol: P4p14
Description: psu gene product (AA 1-190)
Alias: psu gene product (AA 1-190), amber mutation-suppressing protein
Species: Bacteriophage P4

Top Publications

  1. Hagg rd Ljungquist E, Jacobsen E, Rishovd S, Six E, Nilssen O, Sunshine M, et al. Bacteriophage P2: genes involved in baseplate assembly. Virology. 1995;213:109-21 pubmed
    ..P4 mutations that partially compensate for this defect of gene V lie in the P4 capsid size determination gene, sid...
  2. Pani B, Ranjan A, Sen R. Interaction surface of bacteriophage P4 protein Psu required for complex formation with the transcription terminator Rho. J Mol Biol. 2009;389:647-60 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that the globular N-terminal domain of Psu confers structural integrity to the functionally important C-terminal tail, which interacts directly with the hexameric Rho...
  3. Halling C, Calendar R, Christie G, Dale E, Deh G, Finkel S, et al. DNA sequence of satellite bacteriophage P4. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990;18:1649 pubmed
  4. Banerjee R, Nath S, Ranjan A, Khamrui S, Pani B, Sen R, et al. The first structure of polarity suppression protein, Psu from enterobacteria phage P4, reveals a novel fold and a knotted dimer. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:44667-75 pubmed publisher
    ..This structure would help to explain the functional properties of the protein and can be used as a template to design a minimal peptide fragment that can be used as a drug against Rho-dependent transcription termination in bacteria...