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Global regulator of sRNA function; host factor for RNA phage Q beta replication; HF-I; DNA- and RNA-binding protein; RNA chaperone; multiple regulatory roles: destabilzes ompA mRNA, improves rpoS translation, sRNA DsrA co-factor; binds RNAP; ATPase
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The C-terminal of Hfq is not necessary for hexamerization. RNA binding is located primarily at the N-terminal. Hfq has intrinsic ATPase activity (Sukhodolets, 2003; Arluison, 2007).
Hfq enhances RNA-RNA pairing. 
- Riley, M. et al. (2006) Nucleic Acids Res 34:1-6 (corrected supplemental data from B. Wanner)
- EcoCyc (release 10.6; 2007) Keseler, IM et al. (2005) Nucleic Acids Res. 33(Database issue):D334-7
- EcoCyc (release 11.1; 2007) Keseler, IM et al. (2005) Nucleic Acids Res. 33(Database issue):D334-7
- EcoGene: Rudd, KE (2000) EcoGene: a genome sequence database for Escherichia coli K-12. Nucleic Acids Res 28:60-4.
- Zhang, A et al. (2002) The Sm-like Hfq protein increases OxyS RNA interaction with target mRNAs. Mol. Cell 9 11-22 PubMed EcoliWiki page