antibiotic sensitive DNA topoisomerase subunit gyrA

Accession ARO:3003254
DefinitionDNA gyrase is responsible for DNA supercoiling and consists of two alpha and two beta subunits. Binding the alpha-subunit is sufficient to inhibit DNA supercoiling.
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Reece RJ and Maxwell A. 1991. Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol 26(3-4): 335-375. DNA gyrase: structure and function. (PMID 1657531)