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Mol Microbiol. 1997 Apr;24(1):1-6.

DnaA initiator--also a transcription factor.

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Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Genetik, Berlin (Dahlem), Germany. messer@mpimg-berlin-dahlem.mpg.de

Abstract

The replication-initiator protein DnaA is ubiquitous in the eubacterial world. It binds to an asymmetric 9 bp consensus DNA sequence, the DnaA box. Besides its primary function as an initiator, it acts as a transcription factor that represses or activates several genes, or terminates transcription, depending on the location and arrangement of DnaA boxes.

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