Two Copies of Form IRuBisCO Genes in Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270 possesses two copies of form I ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RuBisCO). The nucleotide sequence identity between the two large and two small subunit peptides was 75% and 58%, respectively. It is proposed that the two copies resulted from lateral gene transfer.
Baker, S. H.,
Johnson, D. R.,
Davies, P. S.,
(2002). Two Copies of Form IRuBisCO Genes in Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270. Current Microbiology, 45(2), 115-117.
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