Gene Symbol: int
Description: integrase
Species: Enterobacteria phage P2

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  1. Yu A, Bertani L, Hagg rd Ljungquist E. Control of prophage integration and excision in bacteriophage P2: nucleotide sequences of the int gene and att sites. Gene. 1989;80:1-11 pubmed
    ..The reaction is controlled by the product of the phage int gene, a basic polypeptide of about 37 kDa [Ljungquist and Bertani, Mol. Gen. Genet. 192 (1983) 87-94]...
  2. Skaar K, Claesson M, Odegrip R, Högbom M, Haggård Ljungquist E, Stenmark P. Crystal structure of the bacteriophage P2 integrase catalytic domain. FEBS Lett. 2015;589:3556-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The structure reveals potential for large dimer flexibility, likely essential for rearrangement of DNA strands upon integration and excision of the phage DNA. ..
  3. Ljungquist E, Kockum K, Bertani L. DNA sequences of the repressor gene and operator region of bacteriophage P2. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1984;81:3988-92 pubmed
    ..The sequence indicates that there are two repressor-binding sites. In addition, one of the sites shows sequence homology with part of the operator region of the biotin operon of Escherichia coli...

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