Are alkA and tag genes regulated by SOS?

Michael Benedik benedik at
Mon Mar 18 18:32:59 EST 1996

A simple question if anyone knows. Are the tag and alkA genes (DNA
repair genes encoding 3-methyladenine DNA glycosylases) in E. coli
regulated by the SOS system, more specifcially, are they expressed in a
recA mutant strain?


Michael Benedik
Department of Biochemical Sciences
University of Houston
benedik at

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