TITLE

SOS Response

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Cancer;2001, p836
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for the SOS response in Escherichia coli is presented. Such response describes the coordinate induction of many enzymes, such as repair activities, in response to irradiation or other damage to DNA. It is caused by activation of protease activity by RecA to cleave LexA repressor.
ACCESSION #
23678779

 

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