Area of Interest

Molecular biology; biochemical and genetic analysis of protein-DNA interactions in transcription initiation and DNA restriction.


Selected Publications

Beary, T. P., H. D. Braymer and E. C. Achberger. 1997. Evidence of participation of McrBS in McrBC restriction in Escherichia coli K-12. J. Bacteriol. 179:7768-7775.


Silverman, H., S. J. Nichols, J. S. Cherry, E. C. Achberger, J. W. Lynn, and T. H. Dietz. 1997. Clearance of laboratory-cultured bacteria by freshwater bivalves: difference between lentic and lotic unioids. Can. J. Zool. 75:1857-1866.


Nickerson C.A. and E.C. Achberger. 1995. RNA Polymerase from Escherichia coli Structures the Promoter in the Presence of Curved DNA. J. Bacteriol. 177:5756-5761.


Kawagoe, Y., E.C. Achberger, S.G. Bartlett, and N. Murai. 1995. A nuclear-encoded chloroplast RNP-80 protein from bean binds to a thymine-rich sequence of single stranded DNA. Plant Science 111:199-207.


Ross, T. K., E. C. Achberger, and H. D. Braymer. 1989. Identification of a second protein required for the McrB restriction of 5-methylcytosine-containing DNA in Escherichia coli K-12. Mol. Gen. Genet. 216:402-407.