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Regulation of the trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) reductase in Escherichia coli: analysis of tor::Mud1 operon fusion

Regulation of the trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) reductase in Escherichia coli: analysis of tor::Mud1 operon fusion

Molecular and General Genetics: Mgg 195(1-2): 351-355

ISSN/ISBN: 0026-8925

PMID: 6387391

Mud1 insertion mutants of Escherichia coli were obtained in which the lac structural genes were fused to the promoter of torA, a gene encoding the trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) reductase. Expression of the fusion is induced by TMAO and repressed by oxygen. However, in contrast to the nar operon which codes for the nitrate reductase structural genes, the tor::Mud1 fusion was found to be independent of the positive control exerted by the nirR gene product and not repressed by the molybdenum cofactor. The torA gene which is strongly linked to pyrF (28.3U) is different from any tor gene already described in E. coli or in Salmonella typhimurium.

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