Gene Symbol: TK_RS02630
Description: transcription factor S
Alias: TK0533
Species: Thermococcus kodakarensis KOD1

Top Publications

  1. Wang B, Jones D, Kaine B, Weiss M. High-resolution structure of an archaeal zinc ribbon defines a general architectural motif in eukaryotic RNA polymerases. Structure. 1998;6:555-69 pubmed
    ..Cys4 Zn(2+)-binding sites with distinct patterns of polar, non-polar and charged residues are conserved among unrelated RNAP subunits and predicted to form variant zinc ribbons...
  2. Qian X, Jeon C, Yoon H, Agarwal K, Weiss M. Structure of a new nucleic-acid-binding motif in eukaryotic transcriptional elongation factor TFIIS. Nature. 1993;365:277-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This new structure, designated the Zn ribbon, extends the repertoire of Zn-mediated peptide architectures and highlights the growing recognition of the beta-sheet as a motif of nucleic-acid recognition...
  3. Kaine B, Mehr I, Woese C. The sequence, and its evolutionary implications, of a Thermococcus celer protein associated with transcription. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994;91:3854-6 pubmed
    ..6). Homology is also seen with the eukaryotic transcription factor TFIIS, but it involves only the terminal 45 amino acids of the archaeal proteins. Evolutionary implications of these homologies are discussed...