Gene Symbol: mlaB
Description: ABC transporter maintaining OM lipid asymmetry, cytoplasmic STAS component
Alias: ECK3180, JW5535, yrbB
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Malinverni J, Silhavy T. An ABC transport system that maintains lipid asymmetry in the gram-negative outer membrane. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:8009-14 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that the Mla pathway constitutes a bacterial intermembrane PL trafficking system...
  2. 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. ..
  3. Thong S, Ercan B, Torta F, Fong Z, Wong H, Wenk M, et al. Defining key roles for auxiliary proteins in an ABC transporter that maintains bacterial outer membrane lipid asymmetry. elife. 2016;5: pubmed publisher
    ..We establish that the transporter comprises canonical components, MlaF and MlaE, and auxiliary proteins, MlaD and MlaB, of previously unknown functions...