Regulation of Amino Acids Biosynthesis in Prokaryotes

  • Georges N. Cohen
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 135)


One day in 1959, Francois Jacob came down from the third floor to the first floor of the Institute where I was working and told me that it would be extremely useful if we could find constitutive mutants for amino acid biosynthesis, because of the possibility of extending the model of negative regulation established with the lac system to biosynthetic systems.


Amino Acid Biosynthesis General Genetic Methionine Biosynthesis Biophysical Research Communication Constitutive Mutant 
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  • Georges N. Cohen
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  1. 1.Unité de Biochimie Cellulaire Département de Biochimie et Génétique MoléculaireInstitut PasteurParis Cedex 15France

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