Nucleotide sequence of the flgD gene of Salmonella typhimurium which is essential for flagellar hook formation

Kazuhiro Kutsukake, Hiroyuki Doi

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Abstract

We determined the complete nucleotide sequence of the flgD gene of Salmonella typhimurium which is essential for flagellar hook formation. The sequence predicts a protein of 232 amino acids and a calculated molecular mass of 23 987 Da. However, the N-terminal 86 amino acids of FlgD were found sufficient to complement all the flgD mutations examined. The predicted secondary structure suggested that FlgD has a high content of β structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)443-446
Number of pages4
JournalBBA - Gene Structure and Expression
Volume1218
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2 1994

Keywords

  • (S. typhimurium)
  • Amino acid sequence
  • Complementation
  • Flagellar hook
  • Nucleotide sequence
  • flgD gene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics

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