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Research Article

The Transcriptional Regulator Rok Binds A+T-Rich DNA and Is Involved in Repression of a Mobile Genetic Element in Bacillus subtilis

  • Wiep Klaas Smits,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Alan D. Grossman mail

    adg@mit.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: November 11, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001207

About the Authors

Wiep Klaas Smits, Alan D. Grossman
Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: adg@mit.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WKS ADG. Performed the experiments: WKS. Analyzed the data: WKS ADG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WKS ADG. Wrote the paper: WKS ADG.