DNA binding proteins-examples?

Paul N Hengen pnh at ncifcrf.gov
Tue Apr 29 11:23:12 EST 1997


micjms at lure.latrobe.edu.au wrote:

> I need to make a correction to my previous post.... I want to know if there are
> any well characterised examples of DNA binding proteins (bacterial) that
> inhibit transcription of the respective gene however that do NOT: bind to
> regulatory regions (eg. promoters) or palindromic sequences (eg. oriT)??
> 
> Sorry about the confusion that the last post has caused.
> 
> Joanne

Sorry, still not sure what you mean. Directly overlapping the promoter
sequence, or upstream of the promoter sequence? Do you consider both
to be binding to "regulatory regions"? Is "respective gene" ANY gene,
or are you thinking of an autoregulatory gene?

-Paul.

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