Advances in Microbial Physiology, Vol. 53 by Robert K. Poole

By Robert K. Poole

Advances in Microbial body structure is likely one of the so much profitable and prestigious sequence from educational Press, an imprint of Elsevier. It publishes topical and demanding reports, analyzing body structure to incorporate all fabric that contributes to our knowing of ways microorganisms and their part components paintings. First released in 1967, the editors have continuously striven to interpret microbial body structure within the broadest context and feature by no means constrained the contents to "traditional" perspectives of entire cellphone body structure. Now edited via Professor Robert Poole, college of Sheffield, Advances in Microbial body structure is still an influential and extremely good reviewed sequence.

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The fraction of persisters in the E. , 2004b), which encodes a toxin (HipA) and an antitoxin (HipB). , 2004b; Korch and Hill, 2006). Mutants bearing inactivating mutations in hipBA produce a smaller proportion of persisters in stationary-phase cultures and in biofilms than wild type E. , 2004b). In fact, certain alleles of hipA increase the frequency of persisters in the bacterial population. The hipA7 allele is a gain-of-function mutation known to mediate a 20-fold increase in relative size of the persister cell population produced by E.

Of R. capsulatus MD22, a mutant lacking the thiol:disulfide oxidoreductase DsbB. The latter finding is particularly important because it suggests for the first time a possible molecular mechanism by which tellurite can perturb the plasma membrane redox components facing the periplasmic space. Little is known about the entry of tellurium oxyanions into bacterial cells. , 1998) is an important factor to consider when analyzing the location of reduction of Te(IV) to Te(0) in the cell and the existence of specific transporters.

2002; Kessi and Hanselmann, 2004). Selenite is the only known compound that induces both iron and manganese superoxide dismutases (SodB and SodA, respectively) in E. coli. The effect of the oxyanion on the proteomic response of the microorganism strengthens the hypothesis that selenium toxicity involves several molecular circuits and it is not directed to a specific and single target. 1. Tellurite Tellurium biochemistry in the context of animal and human toxicology was last reviewed by Taylor (1996).

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