Enhanced transductional recombination between specialized transducing phase λplac5 and plasmid F42lac depends on cis- and trans-acting factors. By constructing a series of recombinant molecules, the cis-acting site required for enhanced recombination has been identified as oriT, the origin of conjugational transfer of the F sex factor of Escherichia coli. The trans-acting factors are located in the promoter-proximal and the promoter-distal regions of the traY-to-traZ operon.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America|
|Issue number||23 I|
|State||Published - 1984|
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