Gene Symbol: tam
Description: trans-aconitate methyltransferase
Alias: ECK1512, JW1512, lsrE, yneD
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655
Cai H, Clarke S. A novel methyltransferase catalyzes the methyl esterification of trans-aconitate in Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:13470-9 pubmed
..of the o252 gene resulted in an overexpression of the methyltransferase activity, and we have now designated it tam for trans-aconitate methyltransferase. We have generated a knock-out strain of E...
Wang L, Hashimoto Y, Tsao C, Valdes J, Bentley W. Cyclic AMP (cAMP) and cAMP receptor protein influence both synthesis and uptake of extracellular autoinducer 2 in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:2066-76 pubmed
..coli. The elucidation of cAMP-CRP involvement in E. coli autoinduction impacts many areas, including the growth of E. coli in fermentation processes. ..
Wang L, Li J, March J, Valdes J, Bentley W. luxS-dependent gene regulation in Escherichia coli K-12 revealed by genomic expression profiling. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:8350-60 pubmed
..the latter condition, the metE gene, the lsrACDBFG operon, and the flanking genes of the lsr operon (lsrR, lsrK, tam, and yneE) were among the most significantly induced genes by luxS. The E...
Ahmer B. Cell-to-cell signalling in Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica. Mol Microbiol. 2004;52:933-45 pubmed
..The latter system has homologues in E. coli and Salmonella, as well as other bacteria, plants and animals. In fact, the protease components from Providencia and Drosophila are functionally interchangeable. ..
Xavier K, Bassler B. Regulation of uptake and processing of the quorum-sensing autoinducer AI-2 in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:238-48 pubmed
..These findings show that, depending on the prevailing growth conditions, the amount of time that the AI-2 signal is present and, in turn, the time that a given community of bacteria remains exposed to this signal can vary greatly. ..
Cai H, Strouse J, Dumlao D, Jung M, Clarke S. Distinct reactions catalyzed by bacterial and yeast trans-aconitate methyltransferases. Biochemistry. 2001;40:2210-9 pubmed