Molecular Cloning, Overexpression of Rz Lysis Gene of Phage λ and Subcellular Localization of its Protein Product

  • Barbara Hanych
  • Sabina Kedzierska
  • Brigitte Walderich
  • Alina Taylor
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 65)


Bacteriophage λ encodes three genes involved in bacterial lysis: SR and Rz localized in the right arm of λ DNA. These genes belong to the late operon, which is transcribed rightward from the late p’R promoter. Its transcription requires the Q protein for the antitermination (Friedman and Gottesman, 1983).


Bacterial Membrane Envelope Fraction Adhesion Zone Tn903 Transposition Beckman SW41 Rotor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara Hanych
    • 1
  • Sabina Kedzierska
    • 1
  • Brigitte Walderich
    • 2
  • Alina Taylor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of GdańskGdańskPoland
  2. 2.Abteilung BiochemieMax-Planck-Institut für EntwicklungsbiologieTübingenGermany

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