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Abstract

A small collection of clostridia was surveyed for type II restriction endonucleases. Enzymes were detected in two organisms. ATCC 6013 contains an isoschizomer of I (DII) [5′-CGCG-3′] and preliminary evidence suggests that cleavage generates bluntended fragments. DSM 568 contains an isoschizomer of I (3A) [5′-GATC-3′] that is inactive on methylated substrates. The DNA of this latter organism shows methylation.

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