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Description:

The btuB 5' UTR contains a vitamin B12-responsive riboswitch.

Details:

The btuB mRNA transcription initiation region was mapped by S1 nuclease mapping (Aufrere, 1986). The btuB 5' UTR was shown to bind vitamin B12 directly (Nahvi, 2001).


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