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.
Jeffrey A. Cohlberg, Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840
Phone: (310) 985-4944	FAX: (310) 985-2315   E-mail: cohlberg at csulb.edu

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