Replication from the primary origin of the mini-F plasmid

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dc.contributor.advisor Bergquist, P. en
dc.contributor.advisor Lane, D. en Caughey, Penelope A. en 2007-09-03T09:26:40Z en 2007-09-03T09:26:40Z en 1986 en
dc.identifier THESIS 87-014 en
dc.identifier.citation Thesis (PhD--Cell Biology)--University of Auckland, 1986 en
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dc.description.abstract The work in this thesis concerns the analysis of essential functions required for replication initiation from origin -1 of the mini-F replicon of F plasmid. The techniques principally employed were the cloning of restriction fragments, DNA sequencing and sequence analyses, assays for replicative ability in DNA polymerase 1 - dependent hosts, protein purification techniques and protein – DNA binding. This work led to the following findings - 1. A 198 base pair region of mini-F contains the sequence required for initiation of replication from origin 1 in a DNA polymerase 1 -dependent host. 2. The mini-F encoded proteins C, G and E are required for replication from this origin. 3. The C protein is a 38,739 dalton protein which binds in vitro to two DNA regions - one contains the operator of the C gene and the other region contains the minimal origin sequence. en
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dc.publisher ResearchSpace@Auckland en
dc.relation.ispartof PhD Thesis - University of Auckland en
dc.relation.isreferencedby UoA9910169114002091 en
dc.rights Restricted Item. Available to authenticated members of The University of Auckland. en
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dc.title Replication from the primary origin of the mini-F plasmid en
dc.type Thesis en Cell Biology en The University of Auckland en Doctoral en PhD en
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