Escherichia coli CAN lacks a tRNA-processing nuclease

P. K. Asha, M. P. Deutscher

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Escherichia coli strain CAN is unable to support the growth of bacteriophage T4 strains requiring the suppressor function of T4 tRNA(Ser). Biochemical analysis of the mutant strain revealed that it is deficient in a RNAse which acts on the artificial tRNA precursor tRNA-C-U.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)419-420
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology


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