Recombination-deficient mutants of an extreme thermophile, Thermus thermophilus

T. Takada, S. Akanuma, T. Kotsuka, M. Tamakoshi, A. Yamagishi, T. Oshima

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Abstract

Recombination-deficient strains of the extreme thermophile Thermus thermophilus have been prepared from a leucine-isoleucine mutant strain (NM6). The availability of such recombination-deficient thermophilic bacterial strains may provide especially good hosts for work with plasmid vectors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2737-2739
Number of pages3
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Volume59
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Food Science
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Ecology

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