Killer gene

Bernard Heymann bheymann at
Sun Mar 12 15:49:32 EST 1995

In article <1995Mar10.103150.1 at>, pekrappu at
(Pekka Rappu) wrote:
> 	Is there a gene encoding some kind of protein that kills E. coli
>         either indirectly by activating a poison, for example, or
>         directly?
>         Pekka Rappu
>         University of Turku
>         Finland-- 

There is about 20 different types of colicin, a very specific toxin that
kills E. coli and related bacteria. We happen to work with one. If you need
more info, let me know.

Bernard Heymann
bheymann at

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