Gene Symbol: rbfA
Description: ribosome-binding factor A
Species: Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis Il1403

Top Publications

  1. Dammel C, Noller H. Suppression of a cold-sensitive mutation in 16S rRNA by overexpression of a novel ribosome-binding factor, RbfA. Genes Dev. 1995;9:626-37 pubmed
    A novel 15-kDa protein, RbfA, has been identified by virtue of its ability to act as a high copy suppressor of a previously characterized dominant cold-sensitive mutation (C23U) in 16S rRNA...
  2. Friedrich K, Brombach M, Pon C. Identification, cloning and sequence of the Streptococcus faecium infB (translational initiation factor IF2) gene. Mol Gen Genet. 1988;214:595-600 pubmed
    ..stearothermophilus and Escherichia coli IF2, respectively. The region comprising one-quarter of the molecule from the amino-terminus, on the other hand, does not display any significant homology. ..
  3. Sacerdot C, Dessen P, Hershey J, Plumbridge J, Grunberg Manago M. Sequence of the initiation factor IF2 gene: unusual protein features and homologies with elongation factors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1984;81:7787-91 pubmed
    ..The homologies indicate that the genes for IF2 and the elongation factors are derived at least in part from a common ancestor. ..
  4. Sato Y, Yamamoto Y, Kizaki H, Kuramitsu H. Isolation and sequence analysis of the pmi gene encoding phosphomannose isomerase of Streptococcus mutans. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1993;114:61-6 pubmed
    ..mutans also drastically reduced phosphomannose isomerase activity and the ability of the organism to utilize mannose as a sole carbon source. These results suggest that the S. mutans pmi gene constitutes an operon with the scrK gene. ..