Biopolym. Cell. 2002; 18(5):417-422.
Genome and Its Regulation
Cloning and analysis of the pectate lyase pelX gene of Klebsiella oxytoca VN13
1Lar H. V., 1Kovtunovich G. L., 1Kozyrovska N. O.
  1. Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, NAS of Ukraine
    150, Akademika Zabolotnoho Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680


The pectate lyase pelX gene of K. oxytoca VN13 was cloned and sequenced. The aminoacid sequence deduced was compared with the related peptides of other bacteria. Potential promoters were defined. Two KdgR-boxes located in the promoter region prove inducibility of the operon. The amino-terminal signal sequence for PelX was exhibited.


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