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infB  -  translation initiation factor IF-2

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  1. A severely truncated form of translational initiation factor 2 supports growth of Escherichia coli. Laalami, S., Putzer, H., Plumbridge, J.A., Grunberg-Manago, M. J. Mol. Biol. (1991) [Pubmed]
  2. Isolation and molecular genetic characterization of the Bacillus subtilis gene (infB) encoding protein synthesis initiation factor 2. Shazand, K., Tucker, J., Chiang, R., Stansmore, K., Sperling-Petersen, H.U., Grunberg-Manago, M., Rabinowitz, J.C., Leighton, T. J. Bacteriol. (1990) [Pubmed]
  3. Translation initiation factor IF2 of the myxobacterium Stigmatella aurantiaca: presence of a single species with an unusual N-terminal sequence. Bremaud, L., Laalami, S., Derijard, B., Cenatiempo, Y. J. Bacteriol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  4. Initiation factor 2 of Myxococcus xanthus, a large version of prokaryotic translation initiation factor 2. Tiennault-Desbordes, E., Cenatiempo, Y., Laalami, S. J. Bacteriol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. In vitro expression of the Escherichia coli nusA-infB operon. Cenatiempo, Y., Deville, F., Brot, N., Weissbach, H. J. Biol. Chem. (1987) [Pubmed]
  6. The translation initiation functions of IF2: targets for thiostrepton inhibition. Brandi, L., Marzi, S., Fabbretti, A., Fleischer, C., Hill, W.E., Gualerzi, C.O., Stephen Lodmell, J. J. Mol. Biol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  7. Characterization of mutations in the GTP-binding domain of IF2 resulting in cold-sensitive growth of Escherichia coli. Laursen, B.S., Siwanowicz, I., Larigauderie, G., Hedegaard, J., Ito, K., Nakamura, Y., Kenney, J.M., Mortensen, K.K., Sperling-Petersen, H.U. J. Mol. Biol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  8. Organization of the Escherichia coli chromosome around the genes for translation initiation factor IF2 (infB) and a transcription termination factor (nusA). Plumbridge, J.A., Springer, M. J. Mol. Biol. (1983) [Pubmed]
  9. Tandem translation of Bacillus subtilis initiation factor IF2 in E. coli. Over-expression of in E. coli and purification of alpha- and beta-forms of Hubert, M., Nyengaard, N.R., Shazand, K., Mortensen, K.K., Lassen, S.F., Grunberg-Manago, M., Sperling-Petersen, H.U. FEBS Lett. (1992) [Pubmed]
  10. Superexpression and fast purification of E coli initiation factor IF2. Mortensen, K.K., Nyengaard, N.R., Hershey, J.W., Laalami, S., Sperling-Petersen, H.U. Biochimie (1991) [Pubmed]
  11. Evidence for autoregulation of the nusA-infB operon of Escherichia coli. Nakamura, Y., Plumbridge, J., Dondon, J., Grunberg-Manago, M. Gene (1985) [Pubmed]
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