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Guy Plunkett III guy at genetics.wisc.edu
Wed Jul 12 18:17:12 EST 1995

In article <01HSSAOK2WT68Y51GT at VAX.CS.HSCSYR.EDU>,

> Would someone direct me towards references of tRNA levels in
> Enterobacteriaceae.


A quick look in the new tRNA book from ASM (full reference below) indicates
that the relative levels of most tRNA species have been measured in E. coli,
with similar (but less complete) evaluations for Salmonella typhimurium. The
article includes a table for E. coli which is more recent than the 1981

H. Inokuchi and F. Yamao, "Structure and expression of prokaryotic tRNA 
genes." Chapter 3 (pp. 17-30) In D. Söll and U.L. RajBhandary, eds. (1995)
tRNA: Structure, Biosynthesis, and Function. ASM Press, Washington, D.C.
ISBN 1-55581-073-X

Hope this helps.
Cheers, GUY

Dr.Guy Plunkett III for the E. coli Genome Project
Laboratory of Genetics
University of Wisconsin        Phone: (608) 262-2534
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