Gene Symbol: yihT
Description: 6-deoxy-6-sulphofructose-1-phosphate aldolase
Alias: ECK3874, JW3852, squT
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Twiss E, Coros A, Tavakoli N, Derbyshire K. Transposition is modulated by a diverse set of host factors in Escherichia coli and is stimulated by nutritional stress. Mol Microbiol. 2005;57:1593-607 pubmed
    ..In summary, this work identifies a collection of proteins that allow the host to modulate transposition in response to cell stress. ..
  2. Denger K, Weiss M, Felux A, Schneider A, Mayer C, Spiteller D, et al. Sulphoglycolysis in Escherichia coli K-12 closes a gap in the biogeochemical sulphur cycle. Nature. 2014;507:114-7 pubmed publisher
    ..coli, and the sulphonate product 2,3-dihydroxypropane-1-sulphonate (DHPS), which is excreted. DHPS is mineralized by other bacteria, thus closing the sulphur cycle within a bacterial community. ..
  3. Gibson D, White A, Snyder S, Martin S, Heiss C, Azadi P, et al. Salmonella produces an O-antigen capsule regulated by AgfD and important for environmental persistence. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:7722-30 pubmed
    ..Since the yih genes are conserved in salmonellae and the O-antigen capsule was important for environmental persistence, the formation of this surface structure may represent a conserved survival strategy. ..