Gene Symbol: borD
Description: DLP12 prophage; putative lipoprotein
Alias: ECK0549, JW0546, iss, ybcU
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655
Barondess J, Beckwith J. bor gene of phage lambda, involved in serum resistance, encodes a widely conserved outer membrane lipoprotein. J Bacteriol. 1995;177:1247-53 pubmed
..bor is closely related to the iss locus of plasmid CoIV,I-K94, which promotes bacterial resistance to serum complement killing in vitro and virulence ..
Tivendale K, Allen J, Ginns C, Crabb B, Browning G. Association of iss and iucA, but not tsh, with plasmid-mediated virulence of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli. Infect Immun. 2004;72:6554-60 pubmed
..Here we establish the size of pVM01 to be approximately 160 kb and show that the putative virulence genes iss (increased serum survival) and tsh (temperature-sensitive hemagglutinin) and the aerobactin operon are on the ..
Barondess J, Carson M, Guzman Verduzco L, Beckwith J. Alkaline phosphatase fusions in the study of cell division genes. Res Microbiol. 1991;142:295-9 pubmed
..5) An open reading frame just upstream from ftsl, thought to be involved in cell division, is expressed and probably codes for a cytoplasmic membrane protein. ..
Barondess J, Beckwith J. A bacterial virulence determinant encoded by lysogenic coliphage lambda. Nature. 1990;346:871-4 pubmed
..a well known bacterial virulence determinant--indeed, bor and its adjacent sequences are highly homologous to the iss serum resistance locus of the plasmid ColV2-K94, which confers virulence in animals...
Minagawa S, Ogasawara H, Kato A, Yamamoto K, Eguchi Y, Oshima T, et al
. Identification and molecular characterization of the Mg2+ stimulon of Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 2003;185:3696-702 pubmed
..Thus, we concluded that the phoPQ, mgrB, mgtA, hemL, nagA, rstAB, slyB, vboR, and yrbL genes make up the Mg(2+) stimulon in E. coli...
Johnson T, Wannemuehler Y, Nolan L. Evolution of the iss gene in Escherichia coli. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:2360-9 pubmed publisher
The increased serum survival gene iss has long been recognized for its role in extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) virulence. iss has been identified as a distinguishing trait of avian ExPEC but not of human ExPEC...
Canchaya C, Proux C, Fournous G, Bruttin A, Brussow H. Prophage genomics. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2003;67:238-76, table of contents pubmed
..The effect of selection pressure on the host bacterium is apparently an important force shaping the prophage genomes in low-G+C gram-positive bacteria and gamma-proteobacteria. ..
Brokx S, Ellison M, Locke T, Bottorff D, Frost L, Weiner J. Genome-wide analysis of lipoprotein expression in Escherichia coli MG1655. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:3254-8 pubmed
..Additionally, these data serve as a test set for the refinement of high-throughput bioinformatic and global gene expression methods. ..