What is 'Tu' in EF-Tu??

Jeff Cohlberg cohlberg at csulb.edu
Sat Jul 6 12:50:58 EST 1996


: : Alexander Sczyrba (asczyrba at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de) wrote:
: : : Can anybody tell me what the 'Tu' in EF-Tu (elongation factor Tu)
: : : stands for?? And what is 'Ts' in EF-Ts??
When EF-T was originally isolated, there were two fractions, the stable
fraction, designated Ts, and the unstable fraction, designated Tu.  It was
later found that Tu could be stabilized by guanine nucleotides.
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Jeffrey A. Cohlberg, Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Long Beach
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