Gene Symbol: ECs4365
Description: low-affinity phosphate transport protein
Species: Escherichia coli O157:H7 str. Sakai

Top Publications

  1. Rao N, Torriani A. Molecular aspects of phosphate transport in Escherichia coli. Mol Microbiol. 1990;4:1083-90 pubmed
    ..Thus the regulatory function of the Pst system remains obscure. Its basal level, present when Pi is abundant, is sufficient to repress the Pho regulon but the negative regulatory function is lost upon Pi starvation. ..
  2. Willsky G, Malamy M. Characterization of two genetically separable inorganic phosphate transport systems in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1980;144:356-65 pubmed
    ..In addition, Pi transport in the wild-type strain was completely sensitive to sodium cyanide (a characteristic of the Pst system)...
  3. Beard S, Hashim R, Wu G, Binet M, Hughes M, Poole R. Evidence for the transport of zinc(II) ions via the pit inorganic phosphate transport system in Escherichia coli. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2000;184:231-5 pubmed
    ..The pitA mutant accumulated reduced amounts of zinc(II) when exposed to 0.5-2.0 mM ZnSO(4) during growth in Luria-Bertani medium. ..