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Role of deoR and plasmids

benedik at uh.edu benedik at uh.edu
Wed Jul 26 13:17:59 EST 1995

I was reading in the Gibco/BRL catalog that strains carrying the deoR
mutation allows improved uptake of large plasmids.

Does anyone know the basis for this? Is it improved transformation by
large plasmids? Improved replication? Would this have an impact on
production of large amounts of plasmid DNA even from smaller plasmids?

Michael Benedik               benedik at uh.edu
Biochemical Sciences
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-5934

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