Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
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2016 ; Vol.26-10: 1824~1828

AuthorYe Jin Kim, So Young Im, Jae Ok Lee, Ok Bin Kim
Place of dutyInterdisciplinary Program of EcoCreative of Graduate School, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 03760, Republic of Korea
TitlePotential Swimming Motility Variation by AcrR in Escherichia coli
PublicationInfo J. Microbiol. Biotechnol.2016 ; Vol.26-10
AbstractAcrR, the toxic-compounds-response regulator, regulates motility in microorganisms, presumably to escape from toxic environments. In this study, the genome-wide target genes of AcrR were investigated in a ΔacrR mutant strain by microarray analysis. In the absence of AcrR, the transcription of most flagella/motility genes was highly increased. In addition, flagella formation was increased in this mutant strain. Motility assays revealed that AcrR modulates swimming motility, but not swarming.
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Key_wordAcrR, motility, flagella, swimming, swarming
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