rho transcription terminator factor

Accession ARO:3000736
DefinitionThe rho transcription terminator factor moves along RNA as it is transcribed, unwinding the RNA from the DNA. It is also responsible for recognizing transcription termination pause sites, slowing down RNA polymerase and allowing mRNA to be released.
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Zwiefka A, et al. 1993. Biochemistry 32(14): 3564-3570. Transcription termination factor rho: the site of bicyclomycin inhibition in Escherichia coli. (PMID 8466900)

Boudvillain M, et al. 2010. Transcription 1(2): 70-75. Keeping up to speed with the transcription termination factor Rho motor. (PMID 21326894)