Gene Symbol: TTHA1583
Description: adenine-specific DNA-methyltransferase
Species: Thermus thermophilus HB8

Top Publications

  1. Barany F, Danzitz M, Zebala J, Mayer A. Cloning and sequencing of genes encoding the TthHB8I restriction and modification enzymes: comparison with the isoschizomeric TaqI enzymes. Gene. 1992;112:3-12 pubmed
    ..However, codon usage and G+C content for the R-M genes differed markedly from that of other cloned Thermus genes. This suggests that these R-M genes were only recently introduced into the genus Thermus...
  2. Barany F, Slatko B, Danzitz M, Cowburn D, Schildkraut I, Wilson G. The corrected nucleotide sequences of the TaqI restriction and modification enzymes reveal a thirteen-codon overlap. Gene. 1992;112:91-5 pubmed
    ..Gene 112 (1992) 13-20]. Removal of the overlapping codons did not interfere with in vivo M.TaqI activity. We postulate the overlap plays a role in regulating taqIR expression. ..