PMID: 6426Jul 1, 1976

Regulation of histidase synthesis in intergeneric hybrids of enteric bacteria

Journal of Bacteriology
R B GoldbergB Magasanik

Abstract

Regulation of the expression of the histidase coded by hutk of Klebsiella aerogenes in Salmonella typhimurium and in Escherichia coli and of the expression of the histidase coded by huts of S. typhimurium in E. coli was investigated. The hutk histidase was found to be sensitive to catabolite repression in K. aerogenes and in E. coli, but insensitive to catabolite repression in S. typhimurium; huts histidase has previously been shown to be catabolite sensitive in all three organisms. The expression of both hutk and huts histidase in E. coli was activated by nitrogen starvation. Apparently, the glutamine synthetase of E. coli may activate the formation of some glutamate- and ammonia-producing enzymes.

Citations

Oct 24, 1998·FEMS Microbiology Letters·L CamarenaA Osorio
Dec 2, 2015·Molecular BioSystems·Howbeer MuhamadaliRoyston Goodacre
Aug 31, 2012·Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews : MMBR·R A Bender
Mar 12, 1998·Journal of Bacteriology·W B Muse, R A Bender

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