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Gene K, a new overlapping gene in bacteriophage G4

Nature volume 272, pages 510515 (06 April 1978) | Download Citation

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A third overlapping gene in the isometric bacteriophages has been identified by nucleotide sequence analysis of the G4 genome and by isolation and microsequence analysis of the new protein. Five nucleotides are used in all three translational reading frames of the DNA.

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    • D. C. Shaw

    Permanent address: Department of Physical Biochemistry, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

    • G. N. Godson

    Permanent address: Radiobiology Laboratories, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510.

    • J. C. Fiddes

    Present address: Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143.

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    • D. C. Shaw
    • , J. E. Walker
    • , F. D. Northrop
    • , B. G. Barrell
    • , G. N. Godson
    •  & J. C. Fiddes

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