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Agricultural Research Service

Title: DNA Sequence of the Peptidase M20 Gene Within the Tabtoxin Biosynthetic Gene Cluster of Pseudomonas Syringae

item Kinscherf, Thomas - UNIV.OF WISCONSIN
item Willis, David

Submitted to: Genbank
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: March 8, 2002
Publication Date: July 4, 2002
Citation: Kinscherf, T.G., Willis, D.K. 2002. Dna sequence of the peptidase m20 gene within the tabtoxin biosynthetic gene cluster of pseudomonas syringae. Genbank.

Technical Abstract: The predicted gene product of the P. syringae xerC gene is similar to phage integrase. The gene contains similarity to presumptive phage integrases in variety of bacterial genera, including Pseudomonas, Salmonella, and Actinobacillus (pfam=pfam00589, Phage_integrase). The xerC gene likely played a role in the horizontal transfer of the tabtoxin biosynthetic cluster and may play a role in the genetic instability of this pathogenicity island.

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