Gene Symbol: vacB
Description: hypothetical protein
Species: Shigella flexneri 2a str. 301

Top Publications

  1. Tobe T, Sasakawa C, Okada N, Honma Y, Yoshikawa M. vacB, a novel chromosomal gene required for expression of virulence genes on the large plasmid of Shigella flexneri. J Bacteriol. 1992;174:6359-67 pubmed
    ..was assigned to a NotI chromosomal restriction map, confirming that the virulence-associated locus, designated vacB, is a new locus on the chromosome...
  2. Cheng Z, Zuo Y, Li Z, Rudd K, Deutscher M. The vacB gene required for virulence in Shigella flexneri and Escherichia coli encodes the exoribonuclease RNase R. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:14077-80 pubmed
    b>vacB, a gene previously shown to be required for expression of virulence in Shigella and enteroinvasive Escherichia coli, has been found to encode the 3'-5' exoribonuclease, RNase R. Thus, cloning of E...