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Molecular and General Genetics MGG

, Volume 121, Issue 1, pp 1-7

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In vitro repression of N-α-acetyl-L-ornithinase synthesis in Escherichia coli

  • Elo UrmAffiliated withDepartment of Biological Sciences, Columbia University
  • , Huey YangAffiliated withDepartment of Biological Sciences, Columbia University
  • , Geoffrey ZubayAffiliated withDepartment of Biological Sciences, Columbia University
  • , Norman KelkerAffiliated withDepartment of Microbiology, New York University, School of Medicine
  • , Werner MaasAffiliated withDepartment of Microbiology, New York University, School of Medicine

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Summary

Development of a system for in vitro synthesis of N-α-acetyl-L-ornithinase of E. coli has made it possible to detect the argR gene product, i.e., the arginine repressor, in cell extracts.