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Short Communications
Influence of rare codons in the 5'-terminal regions on the expression of genes rplJ'-lacZ and rplL'-lacZ
1Kroupskaya I. V., 1Paton E. B.
  1. Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR
    Kiev, USSR


Fusion of 5'-terminal fragments of E. coli rpll and rpIL genes to LacZ, has permitted showing that expression of hybrid rplJ'-lacZ and rplL'-lacZ decreases as a result of appearance of rare GGG and CCC codons in the vicinity of the initiator AUG codon.


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