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The Yersinia yop regulon

Cornelis, G. R. and Biot, T. and Lambert de Rouvroit, C. and Michiels, T. and Mulder, B. and Sluiters, C. and Sory, M. P. and Van Bouchaute, M. and Vanooteghem, J. C.. (1989) The Yersinia yop regulon. Molecular microbiology, Vol. 3, H. 10. pp. 1455-1459.

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Abstract

Growth of yersiniae is restricted at 37 degrees C in the absence of calcium ions. This phenomenon correlates with the massive release of a set of proteins called Yops. Growth restriction and Yops production are governed by a 70 kb plasmid called pYV. yop genes are distributed throughout pYV and constitute a thermoactivated regulon controlled by the gene virF. The transcription activator VirF is a member of a new family of regulators including those of the arabinose and rhamnose operons as well as a regulator of enteric colonization pili. The role of calcium ions on the release of Yops remains largely unknown.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Biozentrum > Former Organization Units Biozentrum > Molecular Microbiology (Cornelis)
UniBasel Contributors:Cornelis, Guy R.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Blackwell
ISSN:0950-382X
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Last Modified:22 Mar 2012 14:20
Deposited On:22 Mar 2012 13:22

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