Bryan Venters
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Proteolytic adaptor for transfer-messenger RNA-tagged proteins from alpha-proteobacteria.

Lessner FH, Venters BJ, Keiler KC
J Bacteriol. 2007 189 (1): 272-5

PMID: 17085560 · PMCID: PMC1797230 · DOI:10.1128/JB.01387-06

We have identified an analog of SspB, the proteolytic adaptor for transfer-messenger RNA (tmRNA)-tagged proteins, in Caulobacter crescentus. C. crescentus SspB shares limited sequence similarity with Escherichia coli SspB but binds the tmRNA tag in vitro and is required for optimal proteolysis of tagged proteins in vivo.

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Amino Acid Sequence Bacterial Proteins Carrier Proteins Caulobacter crescentus Molecular Sequence Data Protein Binding RNA-Binding Proteins Sequence Alignment

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