Gene Symbol: recO
Description: DNA repair protein RecO
Species: Escherichia coli O157:H7 str. Sakai

Top Publications

  1. Lam H, Tancula E, Dempsey W, Winkler M. Suppression of insertions in the complex pdxJ operon of Escherichia coli K-12 by lon and other mutations. J Bacteriol. 1992;174:1554-67 pubmed
    ..contains a gene, temporarily designated dpj, essential for Escherichia coli growth; (ii) expression of the rnc-era-recO and pdxJ-dpj operons can occur independently, although the pdxJ-dpj promoter may lie within recO; (iii) pdxJ ..
  2. Luisi DeLuca C, Kolodner R. Purification and characterization of the Escherichia coli RecO protein. Renaturation of complementary single-stranded DNA molecules catalyzed by the RecO protein. J Mol Biol. 1994;236:124-38 pubmed
    The recO gene product is required for RecF pathway-mediated recombination and the repair of DNA damage after UV irradiation or mitomycin C exposure in Escherichia coli. In this study, the E...
  3. Takiff H, Chen S, Court D. Genetic analysis of the rnc operon of Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1989;171:2581-90 pubmed
    ..Polarity studies showed that rnc is in an operon with two other genes, era and recO. The sequence of the recO gene beyond era indicated it could encode a protein of approximately 26 kilodaltons and, ..
  4. Morrison P, Lovett S, Gilson L, Kolodner R. Molecular analysis of the Escherichia coli recO gene. J Bacteriol. 1989;171:3641-9 pubmed
    ..A combination of deletion mapping and insertional mutagenesis localized the recO-complementing region to an approximately 1-kilobase region of a 1.6-kilobase BamHI fragment...
  5. Nashimoto H, Uchida H. DNA sequencing of the Escherichia coli ribonuclease III gene and its mutations. Mol Gen Genet. 1985;201:25-9 pubmed
    ..coli. ..
  6. Yu H, Schurr M, Deretic V. Functional equivalence of Escherichia coli sigma E and Pseudomonas aeruginosa AlgU: E. coli rpoE restores mucoidy and reduces sensitivity to reactive oxygen intermediates in algU mutants of P. aeruginosa. J Bacteriol. 1995;177:3259-68 pubmed
    ..aeruginosa and suggest that elements showing sequence similarity to those known to regulate AlgU activity in P. aeruginosa are also present in other bacteria...
  7. Poulsen L, Larsen N, Molin S, Andersson P. Analysis of an Escherichia coli mutant strain resistant to the cell-killing function encoded by the gef gene family. Mol Microbiol. 1992;6:895-905 pubmed
    ..1 kDa. ORF178 and an upstream frame, ORF190, probably constitute an operon...
  8. Hiratsu K, Amemura M, Nashimoto H, Shinagawa H, Makino K. The rpoE gene of Escherichia coli, which encodes sigma E, is essential for bacterial growth at high temperature. J Bacteriol. 1995;177:2918-22 pubmed
    ..We demonstrate that expression of htrA is completely dependent on the rpoE gene in vivo and that the rpoE gene is essential for bacterial growth at high temperature. ..
  9. March P, Inouye M. Characterization of the lep operon of Escherichia coli. Identification of the promoter and the gene upstream of the signal peptidase I gene. J Biol Chem. 1985;260:7206-13 pubmed
    ..The DNA sequence immediately downstream of the lep gene contains features consistent with a rho factor-independent transcriptional termination site, indicating that the lep operon encodes only two proteins (lepA and lep). ..

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  1. Flachmann R, Kunz N, Seifert J, G tlich M, Wientjes F, L ufer A, et al. Molecular biology of pyridine nucleotide biosynthesis in Escherichia coli. Cloning and characterization of quinolinate synthesis genes nadA and nadB. Eur J Biochem. 1988;175:221-8 pubmed
    ..High-copy-number vectors, carrying either gene nadA, nadB or nadA + nadB, increased quinolinate production 1.5-fold, 2.0-fold and 15-fold respectively. Both gene products seem to be equally rate-limiting in quinolinate synthesis...
  2. Varshney U, Hutcheon T, van de Sande J. Sequence analysis, expression, and conservation of Escherichia coli uracil DNA glycosylase and its gene (ung). J Biol Chem. 1988;263:7776-84 pubmed
    ..No sequence homologies were seen for Pseudomonas, Clostridium, Micrococcus, and several eukaryotic genomes. ..
  3. Ahnn J, March P, Takiff H, Inouye M. A GTP-binding protein of Escherichia coli has homology to yeast RAS proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1986;83:8849-53 pubmed
    ..These data indicate that ras-related sequences occur not only in eukaryotes but also in prokaryotes. ..