Schwartz CJ and Sadowski PD (1989) FLP recombinase of the 2 microns circle plasmid of Saccharomyces cerevisiae bends its DNA target. Isolation of FLP mutants defective in DNA bending. J Mol Biol 205(4):647-58
Abstract: The FLP recombinase is encoded by the yeast plasmid 2 microns circle and catalyses a site-specific recombination reaction that results in inversion of a segment of the 2 micron plasmid. We describe a method for the isolation of inactivating mutations in the FLP gene. The analysis of the recombination and binding activity of defective FLP proteins in vitro resulted in the identification of two classes of mutations: those that completely abolish FLP function by interfering with DNA binding and others that block recombination after the binding step. We have shown that FLP-mediated recombination is accompanied by bending of the DNA target and that mutations in the FLP recombinase that block bending also eliminate recombination.
|Status: Published||Type: Journal Article||PubMed ID: 2648010|
Topics addressed in this paper
- To find other papers on a gene and topic, click on the colored ball in the appropriate box.
- displays other papers with information about that topic for that gene.
- displays other papers in SGD that are associated with that topic.
The topic is addressed in these papers but does not describe a specific gene or chromosomal feature.
- To go to the Locus page for a gene, click on the gene name.
|Topics||Genes linked to topics|
|Techniques and Reagents|