Gene Symbol: hmbR
Description: hemoglobin receptor
Species: Neisseria meningitidis MC58

Top Publications

  1. Stojiljkovic I, Hwa V, de Saint Martin L, O Gaora P, Nassif X, Heffron F, et al. The Neisseria meningitidis haemoglobin receptor: its role in iron utilization and virulence. Mol Microbiol. 1995;15:531-41 pubmed
    The Neisseria meningitidis haemoglobin receptor gene, hmbR, was cloned by complementation in a porphyrin-requiring Escherichia coli mutant. hmbR encodes an 89...
  2. Lewis L, Gipson M, Hartman K, Ownbey T, Vaughn J, Dyer D. Phase variation of HpuAB and HmbR, two distinct haemoglobin receptors of Neisseria meningitidis DNM2. Mol Microbiol. 1999;32:977-89 pubmed
    ..a frequency of 10(-3) and demonstrated that the Hb+ phenotype resulted from the expression of a second Hb receptor, HmbR. Expression of HmbR in DNM2 was found to be controlled by translational frameshifting involving a polyguanine (G) ..
  3. Mokry D, Nadia Albete A, Johnson M, Lukat Rodgers G, Rodgers K, Lanzilotta W. Spectroscopic evidence for a 5-coordinate oxygenic ligated high spin ferric heme moiety in the Neisseria meningitidis hemoglobin binding receptor. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014;1840:3058-66 pubmed publisher
    ..An alternative protocol for the production and purification of the outer membrane hemoglobin receptor (HmbR) from the pathogen Neisseria meningitidis has facilitated a biophysical characterization of this outer membrane ..