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Research Article

Escherichia coli MazF Leads to the Simultaneous Selective Synthesis of Both “Death Proteins” and “Survival Proteins”

  • Shahar Amitai,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Ilana Kolodkin-Gal,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Mirit Hananya-Meltabashi,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Ayelet Sacher,

    Affiliation: The Maiman Institute for Proteome Research, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Hanna Engelberg-Kulka mail

    hanita@cc.huji.ac.il

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Published: March 13, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000390

About the Authors

Shahar Amitai, Ilana Kolodkin-Gal, Mirit Hananya-Meltabashi, Hanna Engelberg-Kulka
Department of Molecular Biology, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
Ayelet Sacher
The Maiman Institute for Proteome Research, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Corresponding Author

Email: hanita@cc.huji.ac.il

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SA HEK. Performed the experiments: SA IKG MHM AS. Analyzed the data: SA AS. Wrote the paper: SA HEK.