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Bacteriophage T4 gene expression

Margaret Vogel Sheldon

Bacteriophage T4 gene expression

by Margaret Vogel Sheldon

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Written in English


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Statementby Margaret Vogel Sheldon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40374 (Q)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvii, 92 leaves
Number of Pages92
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Open LibraryOL2162466M
LC Control Number88893726

Bacteriophage T2 alleles are excluded in crosses between T2 and T4 because of genetic isolation between these two virus species. The severity of exclusion varies in different genes, with g encoding an essential dCT(D)Pase/dUT(D)Pase of these phages, being most strongly affected. To investigate reasons for such strong exclusion, we have (1) sequenced the T2 gene 56 and an . Schematic overview of the genome build-up of the Siphovirus λ (48, bp), Podovirus T7 (39, bp), and Myovirus T4 (, bp), all infecting E. coli. The genomes are divided into functional blocks, arranged head to tail for reasons of simplicity. For lambda and T7, the timing of gene expression is indicated with arrows.

The stage of T4 replication that involves interaction between the protein fibers on the phage and receptors on the bacterial cell wall is the attachment stage T or F: The enzyme lysozyme is used by the T4 phage to assist in the injection of its DNA into the target cell. Seldom has the study of a set of genes contributed more to our understanding of molecular genetics than has the characterization of the rapid-lysis genes of bacteriophage T4. For example, T4 rII mutants were used to define gene structure and mutagen effects at the molecular level and to .

This work assesses a diversity of TIR features in phage T4, focusing on the SD sequence, its spacing to the start codon and relationship to gene expression and essentiality patterns. Analysis shows that GAGG is predominant of all core SD motifs in T4 and its related phages, particularly in early genes. The fifth edition of this highly successful book provides students with an essential introduction to the molecular genetics of bacteria covering the basic concepts and the latest developments. It is comprehensive, easy to use and well structured with clear two-colour diagrams throughout. Specific changes to the new edition include: More detail on sigma factors, anti-sigma factors and anti-anti.


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Bacteriophage T4 gene expression by Margaret Vogel Sheldon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Description: Molecular Biology of Bacteriophage T4 highlights the value of this biological system as a research and teaching tool. The book is a sequel to the edition and is organized into six major sections: DNA metabolism, regulation of gene expression, phage morphogenesis, structure and function of selected proteins, host-phage.

Molecular Biology of Bacteriophage T4 highlights the value of this biological system as a research and teaching tool. The book is a sequel to the edition and is organized into six major sections: DNA metabolism, regulation of gene expression, phage morphogenesis, structure and function of selected proteins, host-phage interactions, and experiments in T4 molecular genetics.

This article reviews the current state of understanding of the regulated transcription of the bacteriophage T4 late genes, with a focus on the underlying biochemical mechanisms, which turn out to be unique to the T4-related family of phages or significantly different from other bacterial systems.

Th. Escherichia virus T4 is a species of bacteriophages that infect Escherichia coli bacteria. It is a double-stranded DNA virus in the subfamily Tevenvirinae from the family Myoviridae.T4 is capable of undergoing only a lytic lifecycle and not the lysogenic species was formerly named T-even bacteriophage, a name which also encompasses, among other strains (or isolates Family: Myoviridae.

Bacteriophage come in many different sizes and shapes. The basic structural features of bacteriophages are illustrated in Figure 1, which depicts the phage called T4.

Size T4 is among the largest phages; it is approximately nm long and nm wide. Other phages are smaller. Most phages range in size from nm in length.

Matz K, Schmandt M, Gussin GN. The rex gene of bacteriophage lambda is really two genes. Genetics. Nov; (3)– [PMC free article] Nelson MA, Singer BS, Gold L, Pribnow D. Mutations that detoxify an aberrant T4 membrane protein.

J Mol Biol. Jul 5; (3)– O'Farrell PZ, Gold LM. Bacteriophage T4 gene expression. This book reveals their compelling elegence of function and their almost inconceivable diversity. Much of the founding work in molecular Bacteriophage T4 gene expression book and structural biology was done on bacteriophages.

These are widely used in molecular biology research and in biotechnology, as probes and markers, and in the popular method of assesing gene s: 1. This book reveals their compelling elegence of function and their almost inconceivable diversity.

Much of the founding work in molecular biology and structural biology was done on bacteriophages. These are widely used in molecular biology research and in biotechnology, as probes and markers, and in the popular method of assesing gene expression.5/5(2).

The N and Q proteins are the key to temporal regulation of the expression of bacteriophage genes. Figure Regulation of gene expression in the lytic pathway of bacteriophage λ.

An abbreviated map of bacteriophage λ is shown; key genes and regulatory. T-4 bacteriophage is a bacteriophage that infects E. coli bacteria. Its double-stranded DNA genome is about kbp long and is held in an icosahedral head, also known as a capsid.

T4 is a relatively large phage, at approximately 90 nm wide and nm long (most phages range from 25 to nm in length). This report identifies a protein that regulates tail length in bacteriophage T4. Earlier work (Duda et al., ) suggested that the gene 29 protein could be involved in T4 tail length determination as a "template" or "tape-measure", similar to that proposed for the gene H protein in bacteriophage have altered the length of a recombinant gene 29 by constructing deletions and duplications.

A new gene of bacteriophage T4 determining immunity against superinfecting ghosts and phage in T4-infected E. coli. Virol (). Virol (). PubMed Google Scholar. SUMMARY Phage T4 has provided countless contributions to the paradigms of genetics and biochemistry.

Its complete genome sequence ofbp encodes about gene products. T4 biology and its genomic sequence provide the best-understood model for modern functional genomics and proteomics.

Variations on gene expression, including overlapping genes, internal translation. T4 phage lysis genes were cloned into pET vector plasmid. Expression of the target gene encoded in this vector is under control of bacteriophage T7 transcription and translation signals: expression is induced by providing a source of T7 RNA polymerase in the host cell of E.

coli BL21(DE3)pLysS. BL21(DE3)pLysS contains a plasmid carrying a T7 lysozyme gene which is a natural inhibitor of T7. Bacteriophage T4 Gene Expression EVIDENCE FOR TWO CLASSES OF PREREPLICATIVE CISTRONS* (Received for publication, Decem ) PATRICIA 2.

O’FARRELL AND LAWRENCE M. GOLD From the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado SUMMARY The antibiotic rifampicin has been used in.

Escherichia coli lit(Con) mutations cause a severe inhibition of gene expression late in infection by bacteriophage T4 owing to the overproduction of one, and possibly two, proteins (C. Kao, E. Gumbs, and L. Snyder, J. Bacteriol.). One or both of these proteins interact, either directly or indirectly, with a short sequence about one-quarter of the way into the major capsid.

A useful model for the study of T4 gene expression at the level of primary transcripts and individual gene products is provided by the T4 tRNA operon, a cluster of genes coding for eight T4.

Phages have been studied as model organisms to gain insights into basic genetic concepts, such as viral gene expression. Researches on bacteriophage gave us much of our understanding of viruses and many fundamental concepts of molecular biology.

Phage Therapy. Lytic phages can be used as a replacement for antibiotic therapy. Abstract. Temperature-sensitive (ts) mutants of the T4 phage rII gene were islated and used in temperature shift experiments that revelaed two different expressions for the normal rII (rII+) gene function in vivo: (i) an early expression (0 to 12 min postinfection at 30 C) that prevents restriction of T4 growth in Escherichia coli hosts lysogenic for gamma phage, and (ii) a later expression.

Bacteriophage T4 gene expression is temporally regulated, predominantly at the level of transcription. Three distinct promotertypes, termedearly, middle,andlate, areknownto be involved in this regulation (1, 2), and more might yet re-main to be identified (3). Early transcription is initiated by.

Mapping Within A Gene: the RII Locus. T2 and its close relative T4 are viruses that infect the bacterium E. infection ends with destruction (lysis) of the bacterial cell so these viruses are examples of bacteriophages ("bacteria eaters").They have been enormously useful in genetic studies because: Viruses of two (or more) different genotypes can simultaneously infect a single bacterium.

Molecular Biology of Bacteriophage T4 highlights the value of this biological system as a research and teaching tool. The book is a sequel to the edition and is organized into six major sections: DNA metabolism, regulation of gene expression, phage morphogenesis, structure and function of selected proteins, host-phage interactions, and experiments in T4 molecular genetics.

Whereas only 62 genes have been deemed essential to form viable T4 phages in vivo, many others support a wide array of functions including nucleoside metabolism, suppression of the host genome, encoding 8 tRNAs, and the timing of gene expression over the course of infection.

A T4 phage particle is composed of more than proteins from about.