Induction of CAT mRNA Translation by Chloramphenicol: an Example of Translational Attenuation

  • Paul S. Lovett
  • Nicholas_P. AmbulosJr.
  • Elizabeth J. Rogers


The role of crb-86 in cat-86 induction may be a function of both its complementarity with 16S rRNA and the crb -@#@ encoded peptide. Solving the role of crb. as a gene regulatory device will dissect ribosome function in a manner not possible by conventional methodology much in the same vein as other recently discovered variations of ribosome function (12).


Bacillus Subtilis Ribosome Binding Site Regulatory Leader Amino Acid Starvation Chloramphenicol Acetyltransferase 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul S. Lovett
  • Nicholas_P. AmbulosJr.
  • Elizabeth J. Rogers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Maryland Catonsville

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