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galK  -  galactokinase

Escherichia coli CFT073

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Biological context of galK

  • This expression was shown to be dependent upon fusion of the galK gene to the early promoter of SV40 and did not appear to require SV40 splice signals [1].


  1. Efficient expression of Escherichia coli galactokinase gene in mammalian cells. Schümperli, D., Howard, B.H., Rosenberg, M. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1982) [Pubmed]
  2. Antitermination and termination functions of the cloned nutL, N, and tL1 modules of coliphage lambda. Drahos, D., Szybalski, W. Gene (1981) [Pubmed]
  3. Growth-rate-dependent regulation of ribosome synthesis in E. coli: expression of the lacZ and galK genes fused to ribosomal promoters. Miura, A., Krueger, J.H., Itoh, S., de Boer, H.A., Nomura, M. Cell (1981) [Pubmed]
  4. Escherichia coli gal operon proteins made after prophage lambda induction. Merril, C.R., Gottesman, M.E., Adhya, S.L. J. Bacteriol. (1981) [Pubmed]
  5. Cloning and characterization of a beta-galactosidase encoding region in Lactobacillus coryniformis CECT 5711. Corral, J.M., Ba??uelos, O., Adrio, J.L., Velasco, J. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. (2006) [Pubmed]
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