catabolite gene activator protein

catabolite gene activator protein

n. Abbr. CAP
A protein that can be activated by cyclic AMP, whereupon it affects the action of RNA polymerase by binding the polymerase with or near itself on the DNA to be transcribed. Also called catabolite gene activator.
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cAMP receptor protein CRP, also called catabolite gene activator protein CAP, was the first purified transcription activator, 120) and is the best-characterized global regulator involved in the regulation of genes for transport and utilization of carbon sources.
Irene Weber continued her investigation of the catabolite gene activator protein that she had started during her postdoctoral studies with Dr.
Irene Weber continued her structural investigation of the Escherichia coli catabolite gene activator protein (CAP).
Steitz, Structure of a Complex of Catabolite Gene Activator Protein and Cyclic AMP Refined at 2.
Peterkofsky, Crystal Structure of a Cyclic AMP-Independent Mutant of Catabolite Gene Activator Protein, J.
ORFs for catabolite gene activator proteins (RWLH01141, RWLH02578) and DNA-binding protein H-NS (RWLH01673, RWLH05595), which are necessary for positive regulation of motility, were identified, as well.