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dapF  -  diaminopimelate epimerase

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Synonyms: ECK3804, JW5592
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  4. The sss gene product, which affects pyoverdin production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa 7NSK2, is a site-specific recombinase. Höfte, M., Dong, Q., Kourambas, S., Krishnapillai, V., Sherratt, D., Mergeay, M. Mol. Microbiol. (1994) [Pubmed]
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