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Divergence and transcriptional analysis of the division cell wall (dcw) gene cluster in Neisseria spp.

Abstract:

Three of the 18 open reading frames in the division and cell wall synthesis cluster of the pathogenic Neisseria spp. are not present in the clusters of other bacterial species. The region containing two of these, dcaB and dcaC, displays interstrain and interspecies variability uncharacteristic of such clusters. 3' of dcaB is a Correia repeat enclosed element (CREE), which is only present in some strains. It has been suggested that this CREE is a transcriptional terminator, although we demonst...

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Journal:
Molecular microbiology
Volume:
47
Issue:
2
Pages:
431-442
Publication date:
2003-01-05
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EISSN:
1365-2958
ISSN:
0950-382X
URN:
uuid:d81c6d83-3849-40ac-a597-f10b68b545ae
Source identifiers:
23881
Local pid:
pubs:23881

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