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Res Microbiol. 2000 Dec;151(10):845-51.

The trehalose operon of Pseudomonas fluorescens ATCC 17400.

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Laboratorium Microbiële Interacties, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Sint-Genesius-Rode, Belgium.

Abstract

The trehalose operon of Pseudomonas fluorescens ATCC 17400 consists of treP, treA and treR. The gene treP codes for a putative enzyme II subunit of the phosphotransferase system that catalyzes the phosphorylation of trehalose together with its translocation across the cell membrane and treA encodes a putative phosphotrehalase, which hydrolyzes the incoming trehalose-6-phosphate into glucose and glucose-6-phosphate. Both genes are negatively regulated by TreR, a repressor of the FadR-GntR family of transcription regulators. The operon that is induced by trehalose present in the medium shows a high similarity both in the function of genes and in the regulation with the trehalose operon of Bacillus subtilis.

PMID:
11191810
DOI:
10.1016/s0923-2508(00)01151-7
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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