Gene Symbol: yjjQ
Description: putative transcriptional regulator
Alias: ECK4355, JW4329
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655
Li G, Ewers C, Laturnus C, Diehl I, Alt K, Dai J, et al
. Characterization of a yjjQ mutant of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC). Microbiology. 2008;154:1082-93 pubmed publisher
..One of them, yjjQ, encodes a putative transcriptional regulator whose function and role in pathogenesis are still unknown...
Wiebe H, GÃ¼rlebeck D, GroÃŸ J, Dreck K, Pannen D, Ewers C, et al
. YjjQ Represses Transcription of flhDC and Additional Loci in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 2015;197:2713-20 pubmed publisher
The presumptive transcriptional regulator YjjQ has been identified as being virulence associated in avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC)...
Li G, Laturnus C, Ewers C, Wieler L. Identification of genes required for avian Escherichia coli septicemia by signature-tagged mutagenesis. Infect Immun. 2005;73:2818-27 pubmed
..This genome-wide analysis has identified both novel and previously known factors potentially involved in pathogenesis of APEC infection. ..
Lawley T, Chan K, Thompson L, Kim C, Govoni G, Monack D. Genome-wide screen for Salmonella genes required for long-term systemic infection of the mouse. PLoS Pathog. 2006;2:e11 pubmed
Kim I, Kim J, Min B, Lee C, Park C. Screening of genes related to methylglyoxal susceptibility. J Microbiol. 2007;45:339-43 pubmed
..After screening on methylglyoxal-containing plate, we obtained insertions in three different genes, ydbD, yjjQ, and yqiI, which gave rise to reproducible MG-sensitive phenotypes in glyoxalase-deficient strain...
Stratmann T, Madhusudan S, Schnetz K. Regulation of the yjjQ-bglJ operon, encoding LuxR-type transcription factors, and the divergent yjjP gene by H-NS and LeuO. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:926-35 pubmed
The yjjQ and bglJ genes encode LuxR-type transcription factors conserved in several enterobacterial species. YjjQ is a potential virulence factor in avian pathogenic Escherichia coli...