Gene Symbol: ECs3271
Description: manganese transport protein MntH
Species: Escherichia coli O157:H7 str. Sakai

Top Publications

  1. Makui H, Roig E, Cole S, Helmann J, Gros P, Cellier M. Identification of the Escherichia coli K-12 Nramp orthologue (MntH) as a selective divalent metal ion transporter. Mol Microbiol. 2000;35:1065-78 pubmed
    ..coli. This study indicates that proton-dependent divalent metal ion uptake has been preserved in the Nramp family from bacteria to humans. ..
  2. Kehres D, Zaharik M, Finlay B, Maguire M. The NRAMP proteins of Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli are selective manganese transporters involved in the response to reactive oxygen. Mol Microbiol. 2000;36:1085-100 pubmed
    ..typhimurium mntH mutants showed only a slight attenuation of virulence in BALB/c mice. Thus, the NRAMP Mn2+ transporter MntH and Mn2+ play a role in bacterial response to reactive oxygen species and possibly have a role in pathogenesis. ..