The Cre-lox Recombination System
Over the past 10 years considerable progress has been made in elucidating the biochemical events involved in site-specific recombination. Information has been gathered from a number of well-characterized systems, most notably the bacteriophage λ Int system which has long served as the paradigm for site-specific recombination. A review covering the site-specific recombination field has recently been published (Craig 1988). This review focuses on the well-characterized Cre-lox site-specific recombination system of bacteriophage P1.
KeywordsInverted Repeat Space Region Recombination System Strand Exchange Recombination Pathway
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