Gene Symbol: yhdJ
Description: DNA adenine methyltransferase, SAM-dependent
Alias: ECK3249, JW5543, ccrM
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Ball C, Osuna R, Ferguson K, Johnson R. Dramatic changes in Fis levels upon nutrient upshift in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1992;174:8043-56 pubmed
    ..We suggest that the fluctuations in Fis levels may serve as an early signal of a nutritional upshift and may be important in the physiological roles Fis plays in the cell. ..
  2. Johnson R, Ball C, Pfeffer D, Simon M. Isolation of the gene encoding the Hin recombinational enhancer binding protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1988;85:3484-8 pubmed
    ..coli that lack a functional fis gene demonstrates that Fis is not essential for cell growth under laboratory conditions but is required for high rates of Hin-mediated site-specific inversion in vivo. ..
  3. Broadbent S, Balbontin R, Casadesus J, Marinus M, van der Woude M. YhdJ, a nonessential CcrM-like DNA methyltransferase of Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:4325-7 pubmed
    ..CcrM is 34% identical to the yhdJ gene products of Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica. This study provides evidence that the E...