Genomes and Genes
Gene Symbol: efeO
Description: inactive ferrous ion transporter EfeUOB
Alias: ECK1008, JW1003, ycdO
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655
- Rajasekaran M, Nilapwar S, Andrews S, Watson K. EfeO-cupredoxins: major new members of the cupredoxin superfamily with roles in bacterial iron transport. Biometals. 2010;23:1-17 pubmed publisher..b>EfeO and EfeB are periplasmic but their precise roles are unclear...
- McHugh J, Rodríguez Quiñones F, Abdul Tehrani H, Svistunenko D, Poole R, Cooper C, et al. Global iron-dependent gene regulation in Escherichia coli. A new mechanism for iron homeostasis. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:29478-86 pubmed..In combination, the results provide compelling evidence for the regulation of intracellular iron consumption by the Fe2+-Fur complex. ..
- Ren D, Bedzyk L, Ye R, Thomas S, Wood T. Stationary-phase quorum-sensing signals affect autoinducer-2 and gene expression in Escherichia coli. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:2038-43 pubmed..coli K-12 AI-2 concentrations by 4.8-fold +/- 0.4-fold, suggesting that an additional quorum-sensing system in E. coli exists and that gene expression is controlled as a network with different signals working at different growth stages. ..
- Grosse C, Scherer J, Koch D, Otto M, Taudte N, Grass G. A new ferrous iron-uptake transporter, EfeU (YcdN), from Escherichia coli. Mol Microbiol. 2006;62:120-31 pubmed..In vitro the EfeU variant protein with an altered first REGLE motif was impaired in iron permeation, whereas activity of the EfeU variant with a mutation in the second motif was similar to the wild-type protein. ..
- Graubner W, Schierhorn A, Brüser T. DnaK plays a pivotal role in Tat targeting of CueO and functions beside SlyD as a general Tat signal binding chaperone. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:7116-24 pubmed..The overall results suggest that SlyD and DnaK are in the set of chaperones that can serve as general Tat signal-binding proteins. DnaK has additional functions that are indispensable for the targeting of CueO. ..
- Han X, Dorsey Oresto A, Malik M, Wang J, Drlica K, Zhao X, et al. Escherichia coli genes that reduce the lethal effects of stress. BMC Microbiol. 2010;10:35 pubmed publisher..The gene set, which differed from sets previously identified with bacteriostatic assays, provides an entry point for obtaining small-molecule enhancers that will affect multiple antimicrobial agents. ..