Bacterial expression of the recombinant functionally active N-terminal module of the B. taurus tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase

V. Zayets, O. Tsuvariev, A. Kornelyuk, L. Kolomiyets
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv; Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv; Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv; Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of Natl. Acad. Sci. of Ukraine, Kyiv


The nucleotide sequence coding N-terminal module of Bos taurus tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase (mini TyrRS) was cloned into the bacterial expression vector pET23d(+). Bacterial expression of the recombinant protein mini TyrRS was performed in E. coli BL21 (DE3)pLysE cells with the use of the constructed vector pET-23d(+)39YRS for subsequent physical and chemical protein studies. The catalytic activity of the recombinant mini TyrRS has been studied in the aminoacylation reaction of homologous tRNATyr.


tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase, mini TyrRS, cloning, bacterial expression

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