Vibrio fischeri ES114


Alias: Aliivibrio fischeri ES114, Vibrio fischeri str. ES114, Vibrio fischeri strain ES114

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  1. Kimbrough J, Stabb E. Substrate specificity and function of the pheromone receptor AinR in Vibrio fischeri ES114. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:5223-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we propose a preliminary explanation for the unexpected luminescence phenotype of the ?ainR mutant. ..
  2. Miyashiro T, Wollenberg M, Cao X, Oehlert D, Ruby E. A single qrr gene is necessary and sufficient for LuxO-mediated regulation in Vibrio fischeri. Mol Microbiol. 2010;77:1556-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Our studies contribute to a better understanding of the ancestral state of these pathways in vibrios, as well as to the evolution and divergence of other sRNAs within different bacterial lineages. ..
  3. Morris A, Darnell C, Visick K. Inactivation of a novel response regulator is necessary for biofilm formation and host colonization by Vibrio fischeri. Mol Microbiol. 2011;82:114-30 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that SypE must be inactivated to promote symbiotic colonization by V. fischeri. ..
  4. Pollack Berti A, Wollenberg M, Ruby E. Natural transformation of Vibrio fischeri requires tfoX and tfoY. Environ Microbiol. 2010;12:2302-11 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of chitin-induced competence in several vibrios highlights the potential for a conserved mechanism of genetic exchange across this family of environmentally important marine bacteria. ..
  5. Ray V, Visick K. LuxU connects quorum sensing to biofilm formation in Vibrio fischeri. Mol Microbiol. 2012;86:954-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this study reveals a novel connection between the Lux and Syp pathways in V.?fischeri, and furthers our understanding of how the Lux pathway regulates bioluminescence in this organism. ..
  6. Hussa E, Darnell C, Visick K. RscS functions upstream of SypG to control the syp locus and biofilm formation in Vibrio fischeri. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:4576-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, this work both contributes to our understanding of regulatory pathways important for symbiotic colonization by V. fischeri and establishes a paradigm for evaluating two-component pathways in the genomics era. ..
  7. Bose J, Kim U, Bartkowski W, Gunsalus R, Overley A, Lyell N, et al. Bioluminescence in Vibrio fischeri is controlled by the redox-responsive regulator ArcA. Mol Microbiol. 2007;65:538-53 pubmed
  8. Fidopiastis P, Miyamoto C, Jobling M, Meighen E, Ruby E. LitR, a new transcriptional activator in Vibrio fischeri, regulates luminescence and symbiotic light organ colonization. Mol Microbiol. 2002;45:131-43 pubmed
    ..Thus, the litR mutation appears to represent a novel class of mutations in which the loss of a regulatory gene function enhances the bacterium's competence in initiating a benign infection. ..
  9. Lenz D, Mok K, Lilley B, Kulkarni R, Wingreen N, Bassler B. The small RNA chaperone Hfq and multiple small RNAs control quorum sensing in Vibrio harveyi and Vibrio cholerae. Cell. 2004;118:69-82 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that Hfq, together with these sRNAs, creates an ultrasensitive regulatory switch that controls the critical transition into the high cell density, quorum-sensing mode...

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  1. Williams J, Ritter A, Stevens A. CsrA modulates luxR transcript levels in Vibrio fischeri. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012;329:28-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, there appears to be more than one mechanism whereby the CsrA and quorum-sensing pathways integrate regulatory outputs in Vibrios. ..
  2. Skorupski K, Taylor R. Sequence and functional analysis of the gene encoding Vibrio cholerae cAMP receptor protein. Gene. 1997;198:297-303 pubmed
    ..In the Vc crp mutant, the cloned crp gene also restored the normal repression of ToxR-regulated virulence genes which occurs under certain environmental conditions. ..
  3. Norsworthy A, Visick K. Signaling between two interacting sensor kinases promotes biofilms and colonization by a bacterial symbiont. Mol Microbiol. 2015;96:233-48 pubmed publisher
    ..This represents the first in vivo example of a functional SK that exploits the enzymatic activity of another SK, an adaptation that demonstrates the elegant plasticity in the arrangement of TCS regulators. ..
  4. Nakayama Y, Hayashi M, Yoshikawa K, Mochida K, Unemoto T. Inhibitor studies of a new antibiotic, korormicin, 2-n-heptyl-4-hydroxyquinoline N-oxide and Ag+ toward the Na+-translocating NADH-quinone reductase from the marine Vibrio alginolyticus. Biol Pharm Bull. 1999;22:1064-7 pubmed
    ..The site of Ag+ inhibition was the initial reaction of the NQR complex catalyzed by Nqr6 subunit. The time courses of Ag+ inhibition and the release of FAD indicate that the Ag+-denatured Nqr6 subunit gradually releases FAD. ..
  5. Nikolakakis K, Monfils K, Moriano Gutierrez S, Brennan C, Ruby E. Characterization of the Vibrio fischeri Fatty Acid Chemoreceptors, VfcB and VfcB2. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016;82:696-704 pubmed publisher
    ..This study presents an example of straight-chain fatty acid chemoattraction and contributes to the growing body of characterized MCP-ligand interactions. ..
  6. Kasai S, Yamazaki T. Identification of the cobalamin-dependent methionine synthase gene, metH, in Vibrio fischeri ATCC 7744 by sequencing using genomic DNA as a template. Gene. 2001;264:281-8 pubmed
    ..coli metH or Salmonella typhimurium metH. It was shown that nucleotide sequences, even long ones, can be determined without a cloning step, if only parts of the DNA fragment to be sequenced are amplified by PCR. ..
  7. Dmitriev OYu -, Grinkevich V, Skulachev V. The F1-ATPase of Vibrio alginolyticus. Purification and N-terminal sequence of major subunits. FEBS Lett. 1989;258:219-22 pubmed
    ..Amino acid sequences of N-terminal regions of the major subunits revealed close homology with those of E. coli H+-ATPase and of Propionigenium modestum Na+-ATPase. ..
  8. Browne Silva J, Nishiguchi M. Gene sequences of the pil operon reveal relationships between symbiotic strains of Vibrio fischeri. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:1292-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Hawaiian and Australian symbiotic strains form one monophyletic tree, supporting the hypothesis that V. fischeri strain specificity is selected by the geographical location of their hosts and is not related to specific squid species. ..
  9. Stabb E, Ruby E. Contribution of pilA to competitive colonization of the squid Euprymna scolopes by Vibrio fischeri. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:820-6 pubmed
    ..The competitive defect of pilA mutants suggests that cell surface molecules may play important roles in the initiation of beneficial symbioses in which animals must acquire symbionts from a mixed community of environmental bacteria. ..
  10. Lyell N, Colton D, Bose J, Tumen Velasquez M, Kimbrough J, Stabb E. Cyclic AMP receptor protein regulates pheromone-mediated bioluminescence at multiple levels in Vibrio fischeri ES114. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:5051-63 pubmed publisher
    Bioluminescence in Vibrio fischeri ES114 is activated by autoinducer pheromones, and this regulation serves as a model for bacterial cell-cell signaling...
  11. Foxall R, Ballok A, Avitabile A, Whistler C. Spontaneous phenotypic suppression of GacA-defective Vibrio fischeri is achieved via mutation of csrA and ihfA. BMC Microbiol. 2015;15:180 pubmed publisher
  12. Maharaj R, Rumbak E, Jones W, Robb S, Robb F, Woods D. Nucleotide sequence of the Vibrio alginolyticus glnA region. Arch Microbiol. 1989;152:542-9 pubmed
    ..The ntrC gene was located 45 base pairs downstream from the ntrB gene. The V. alginolyticus ntrB and ntrC genes were able to complement ntrB, ntrC deletions in E. coli. ..
  13. Septer A, Bose J, Dunn A, Stabb E. FNR-mediated regulation of bioluminescence and anaerobic respiration in the light-organ symbiont Vibrio fischeri. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;306:72-81 pubmed publisher
    ..This study extends the characterization of FNR to the Vibrionaceae and underscores the importance of studying lux regulation in its native background. ..
  14. Zenno S, Saigo K. Identification of the genes encoding NAD(P)H-flavin oxidoreductases that are similar in sequence to Escherichia coli Fre in four species of luminous bacteria: Photorhabdus luminescens, Vibrio fischeri, Vibrio harveyi, and Vibrio orientalis. J Bacteriol. 1994;176:3544-51 pubmed
    ..fischeri. Although Fre-like flavin reductases are highly similar in sequence to luxG gene products (LuxGs), Fre-like flavin reductases and LuxGs appear to constitute two separate groups of flavin-associated proteins. ..
  15. Miyashiro T, Oehlert D, Ray V, Visick K, Ruby E. The putative oligosaccharide translocase SypK connects biofilm formation with quorum signaling in Vibrio fischeri. Microbiologyopen. 2014;3:836-48 pubmed publisher
    ..fischeri, and further highlight the integrated nature of the regulatory circuits involved in complex bacterial behaviors. ..
  16. Singh P, Brooks J, Ray V, Mandel M, Visick K. CysK Plays a Role in Biofilm Formation and Colonization by Vibrio fischeri. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015;81:5223-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, our data reveal a role for cysK in symbiotic colonization by V. fischeri. Although many questions remain, this work provides insights into additional factors required for biofilm formation and colonization by V. fischeri. ..
  17. Krumholz L, Esser U, Simoni R. Nucleotide sequence of the unc operon of Vibrio alginolyticus. Nucleic Acids Res. 1989;17:7993-4 pubmed
  18. Aramini J, Rossi P, Fischer M, Xiao R, Acton T, Montelione G. Solution NMR structure of VF0530 from Vibrio fischeri reveals a nucleic acid-binding function. Proteins. 2011;79:2988-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, gel shift binding data indicate a potential dsDNA binding role for VF0530. ..
  19. Weng S, Chao Y, Lin J. Identification and characteristic analysis of the ampC gene encoding beta-lactamase from Vibrio fischeri. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2004;314:838-43 pubmed
  20. Colquhoun D, Sørum H. Cloning, characterisation and phylogenetic analysis of the fur gene in Vibrio salmonicida and Vibrio logei. Gene. 2002;296:213-20 pubmed
    ..salmonicida fur gene. Comparison of phylogenetic analyses using fur and 16S DNA coding for rRNA sequences, confirmed the usefulness of fur as an evolutionary marker within the genus Vibrio. ..
  21. Kimbrough J, Stabb E. Antisocial luxO Mutants Provide a Stationary-Phase Survival Advantage in Vibrio fischeri ES114. J Bacteriol. 2015;198:673-87 pubmed publisher
    ..fischeri, as it illustrates how pleiotropic mutants could easily and inadvertently be enriched in this bacterium during prolonged culturing. ..
  22. Koike H, Sasaki H, Tanokura M, Zenno S, Saigo K. Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of the major NAD(P)H: FMN oxidoreductase of Vibrio fischeri ATCC 7744. J Struct Biol. 1996;117:70-2 pubmed
    ..4 A, and beta = 100.0 degrees. The crystals are expected to contain two FRase I molecules per asymmetric unit. The crystals diffracted X-rays to at least 2.2 A resolution and are appropriate for structural analysis at high resolution. ..
  23. Shyu Y, Lin F. Cloning and characterization of manganese superoxide dismutase gene from Vibrio parahaemolyticus and application to preliminary identification of Vibrio strains. IUBMB Life. 1999;48:345-52 pubmed
    ..The specificity of V. parahaemolyticus Mn-SOD gene probe was analyzed by cross-species polymerase chain reaction to provide information for Vibrio strain identification. ..
  24. Lee C, Szittner R, Miyamoto C, Meighen E. The gene convergent to luxG in Vibrio fischeri codes for a protein related in sequence to RibG and deoxycytidylate deaminase. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1993;1143:337-9 pubmed
    ..These results raise the possibility of a linkage between the regulation of the lux genes and riboflavin synthesis in Vibrio fischeri. ..
  25. Park A, Lee J, Chi Y, Moon J. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic studies of a new class of enoyl-(acyl-carrier protein) reductase, FabV, from Vibrio fischeri. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2012;68:78-80 pubmed publisher
    ..53, b = 164.14, c = 97.07 Å. The presence of four molecules of FabV in the asymmetric unit gave a V(M) value of 2.81 Å(3) Da(-1), with a corresponding solvent content of 54.5%. ..
  26. Nakayama Y, Hayashi M, Unemoto T. Identification of six subunits constituting Na+-translocating NADH-quinone reductase from the marine Vibrio alginolyticus. FEBS Lett. 1998;422:240-2 pubmed
    ..The open reading frame of each subunit was identified from its N-terminal amino acid sequence. ..
  27. Furuno M, Sato K, Kawagishi I, Homma M. Characterization of a flagellar sheath component, PF60, and its structural gene in marine Vibrio. J Biochem. 2000;127:29-36 pubmed
    ..The expression of the pfsA gene may be coordinately regulated with flagellar formation and similarly regulated to PF47 flagellin. ..
  28. Kasai S, Sumimoto T. Stimulated biosynthesis of flavins in Photobacterium phosphoreum IFO 13896 and the presence of complete rib operons in two species of luminous bacteria. Eur J Biochem. 2002;269:5851-60 pubmed
    ..The organization of rib genes in an operon in the Proteobacteria gamma-subdivision is discussed. ..
  29. Dahinden P, Auchli Y, Granjon T, Taralczak M, Wild M, Dimroth P. Oxaloacetate decarboxylase of Vibrio cholerae: purification, characterization, and expression of the genes in Escherichia coli. Arch Microbiol. 2005;183:121-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The two oad gene clusters were heterologously expressed in Escherichia coli, and the decarboxylases were isolated from the host cells...
  30. Park K, Iida T, Yamaichi Y, Oyagi T, Yamamoto K, Honda T. Genetic characterization of DNA region containing the trh and ure genes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Infect Immun. 2000;68:5742-8 pubmed
  31. Riise E, Lorentzen M, Helland R, Smal s A, Leiros H, Willassen N. The first structure of a cold-active catalase from Vibrio salmonicida at 1.96 A reveals structural aspects of cold adaptation. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2007;63:135-48 pubmed publisher
    ..VSC is the first crystal structure reported of a cold-adapted monofunctional haem-containing catalase...
  32. Antunes L, Ferreira R, Lostroh C, Greenberg E. A mutational analysis defines Vibrio fischeri LuxR binding sites. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:4392-7 pubmed publisher
  33. Visick K, Ruby E. The periplasmic, group III catalase of Vibrio fischeri is required for normal symbiotic competence and is induced both by oxidative stress and by approach to stationary phase. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:2087-92 pubmed
    ..fischeri and its squid host...
  34. Geszvain K, Visick K. The hybrid sensor kinase RscS integrates positive and negative signals to modulate biofilm formation in Vibrio fischeri. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:4437-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, RscS integrates both inhibitory and stimulatory signals from the environment to regulate biofilm formation by V. fischeri...
  35. Darnell C, Hussa E, Visick K. The putative hybrid sensor kinase SypF coordinates biofilm formation in Vibrio fischeri by acting upstream of two response regulators, SypG and VpsR. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:4941-50 pubmed publisher
    ..These data support a model in which a network of regulators and at least two polysaccharide loci contribute to biofilm formation in V. fischeri...
  36. Studer S, Mandel M, Ruby E. AinS quorum sensing regulates the Vibrio fischeri acetate switch. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:5915-23 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of quorum-sensing control of the acetate switch, and it indicates a metabolic connection between acetate utilization and cell density...
  37. Geszvain K, Visick K. Multiple factors contribute to keeping levels of the symbiosis regulator RscS low. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2008;285:33-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Restriction of RscS levels may be important to prevent spurious signalling by this sensor kinase in the absence of a squid host...
  38. Ariyakumar D, Nishiguchi M. Characterization of two host-specific genes, mannose-sensitive hemagglutinin (mshA) and uridyl phosphate dehydrogenase (UDPDH) that are involved in the Vibrio fischeri-Euprymna tasmanica mutualism. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009;299:65-73 pubmed publisher
    ..This furthers our understanding of the genetic factors playing important roles in this environmentally transmitted symbiosis. ..
  39. Dunn A, Karr E, Wang Y, Batton A, Ruby E, Stabb E. The alternative oxidase (AOX) gene in Vibrio fischeri is controlled by NsrR and upregulated in response to nitric oxide. Mol Microbiol. 2010;77:44-55 pubmed publisher
    ..NADH oxidation assays using inverted membrane vesicles confirmed that NO directly inhibits CydAB, and that AOX is resistant to NO inhibition. These results indicate a role for V. fischeri AOX in aerobic respiration during NO stress...
  40. Reich K, Schoolnik G. Halovibrin, secreted from the light organ symbiont Vibrio fischeri, is a member of a new class of ADP-ribosyltransferases. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:209-15 pubmed
    ..The cloned gene is expressed but not secreted in E. coli; however, it is secreted from a heterologous marine Vibrio species. We have named this enzyme halovibrin...
  41. Morris A, Visick K. The response regulator SypE controls biofilm formation and colonization through phosphorylation of the syp-encoded regulator SypA in Vibrio fischeri. Mol Microbiol. 2013;87:509-25 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates that regulation of SypA activity by SypE is a critical mechanism by which V.?fischeri controls biofilm development and symbiotic colonization...
  42. Margraf R, Roca A, Cox M. The deduced Vibrio cholerae RecA amino-acid sequence. Gene. 1995;152:135-6 pubmed
    ..The amino acid (aa) sequence of the protein product is very similar to other known RecA aa sequences. However, this sequence does not agree with a previously reported Vc RecA aa sequence [Ghosh et al., Nucleic Acids Res. 20 (1992) 372]...
  43. Hayashi M, Hirai K, Unemoto T. Sequencing and the alignment of structural genes in the nqr operon encoding the Na(+)-translocating NADH-quinone reductase from Vibrio alginolyticus. FEBS Lett. 1995;363:75-7 pubmed
    ..FEBS Lett. 356 (1994) 333-338], the nqr operon was found to be constructed from six consecutive structural genes, where nqr1, nqr3 and nqr6 correspond to the alpha-, gamma-, and beta-subunits, respectively, of the NQR complex...
  44. Graf J, Ruby E. Novel effects of a transposon insertion in the Vibrio fischeri glnD gene: defects in iron uptake and symbiotic persistence in addition to nitrogen utilization. Mol Microbiol. 2000;37:168-79 pubmed
    ..fischeri that involves the glnD gene...
  45. Aeckersberg F, Lupp C, Feliciano B, Ruby E. Vibrio fischeri outer membrane protein OmpU plays a role in normal symbiotic colonization. J Bacteriol. 2001;183:6590-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the OmpU protein appears to play a role in the normal process by which V. fischeri initiates its colonization of the nascent light organ of juvenile squids...
  46. Galkin A, Kulakova L, Ashida H, Sawa Y, Esaki N. Cold-adapted alanine dehydrogenases from two antarctic bacterial strains: gene cloning, protein characterization, and comparison with mesophilic and thermophilic counterparts. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1999;65:4014-20 pubmed
    ..Homology-based structural models of various AlaDHs, including the two psychotropic AlaDHs, were constructed. The thermal instability of SheAlaDH and CarAlaDH may result from relatively low numbers of salt bridges in these proteins...
  47. Kuchanny Ardig D, Lipi ska B. Cloning and characterization of the groE heat-shock operon of the marine bacterium Vibrio harveyi. Microbiology. 2003;149:1483-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that the GroEL chaperone may be more species-specific than the GroES co-chaperone...
  48. Visick K, Skoufos L. Two-component sensor required for normal symbiotic colonization of euprymna scolopes by Vibrio fischeri. J Bacteriol. 2001;183:835-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies on RscS, its cognate response regulator, and the signaling conditions will provide important insight into the interaction between V. fischeri and E. scolopes...
  49. Zenno S, Saigo K, Kanoh H, Inouye S. Identification of the gene encoding the major NAD(P)H-flavin oxidoreductase of the bioluminescent bacterium Vibrio fischeri ATCC 7744. J Bacteriol. 1994;176:3536-43 pubmed
    ..The major flavin reductase of V. fischeri and the nitroreductases of members of the family Enterobacteriaceae would thus appear closely related in evolution and form a novel protein family...
  50. Callahan S, Dunlap P. LuxR- and acyl-homoserine-lactone-controlled non-lux genes define a quorum-sensing regulon in Vibrio fischeri. J Bacteriol. 2000;182:2811-22 pubmed
    ..fischeri. The newly identified QSR genes, together with the lux operon, define a LuxR/acyl-HSL-responsive quorum-sensing regulon in V. fischeri...
  51. Dunlap P, Callahan S. Characterization of a periplasmic 3':5'-cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase gene, cpdP, from the marine symbiotic bacterium Vibrio fischeri. J Bacteriol. 1993;175:4615-24 pubmed
    ..The mutant exhibited no obvious sensitivity to high extracellular concentrations of cAMP (5 and 10 mM), suggesting that the enzyme does not play a role in defense against extracellular cAMP...
  52. DeLoney Marino C, Visick K. Role for cheR of Vibrio fischeri in the Vibrio-squid symbiosis. Can J Microbiol. 2012;58:29-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that the ability to perform chemotaxis is an advantage during colonization, but not essential...
  53. Steuber J. Na(+) translocation by bacterial NADH:quinone oxidoreductases: an extension to the complex-I family of primary redox pumps. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2001;1505:45-56 pubmed
    ..alginolyticus, higher (Na(+) or H(+)) transport stoichiometries are expected for complex I, suggesting the presence of a second coupling site...
  54. Hayashi M, Nakayama Y, Unemoto T. Recent progress in the Na(+)-translocating NADH-quinone reductase from the marine Vibrio alginolyticus. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2001;1505:37-44 pubmed
    ..A novel antibiotic, korormicin, was found to specifically inhibit the NQR complex. From the homology search of the nqr operon, it was found that the Na(+)-pumping NQR complex is widely distributed among Gram-negative pathogenic bacteria...
  55. Heaton M, Neuhaus F. Role of the D-alanyl carrier protein in the biosynthesis of D-alanyl-lipoteichoic acid. J Bacteriol. 1994;176:681-90 pubmed
    ..The formation of D-alanine esters of mLTA provides a mechanism for modulating the net anionic charge in the cell wall...
  56. Lyell N, Dunn A, Bose J, Stabb E. Bright mutants of Vibrio fischeri ES114 reveal conditions and regulators that control bioluminescence and expression of the lux operon. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:5103-14 pubmed publisher
    b>Vibrio fischeri ES114, an isolate from the Euprymna scolopes light organ, produces little bioluminescence in culture but is ?1,000-fold brighter when colonizing the host...
  57. Reich K, Schoolnik G. The light organ symbiont Vibrio fischeri possesses a homolog of the Vibrio cholerae transmembrane transcriptional activator ToxR. J Bacteriol. 1994;176:3085-8 pubmed
    ..V. fischeri ToxR was found to activate a V. cholerae ToxR-regulated promoter, and an antiserum raised against the amino-terminal domain of V. cholerae ToxR cross-reacts V. fischeri ToxR...
  58. Inouye S. NAD(P)H-flavin oxidoreductase from the bioluminescent bacterium, Vibrio fischeri ATCC 7744, is a flavoprotein. FEBS Lett. 1994;347:163-8 pubmed
  59. Stabb E, Reich K, Ruby E. Vibrio fischeri genes hvnA and hvnB encode secreted NAD(+)-glycohydrolases. J Bacteriol. 2001;183:309-17 pubmed publisher
    HvnA and HvnB are proteins secreted by Vibrio fischeri ES114, an extracellular light organ symbiont of the squid Euprymna scolopes, that catalyze the transfer of ADP-ribose from NAD(+) to polyarginine...
  60. Hayashi M, Hirai K, Unemoto T. Cloning of the Na(+)-translocating NADH-quinone reductase gene from the marine bacterium Vibrio alginolyticus and the expression of the beta-subunit in Escherichia coli. FEBS Lett. 1994;356:330-2 pubmed
    ..Among the subclones selected by probe C, the expression of the beta-subunit as a gene product was detected in Escherichia coli membranes by activity staining and Western blotting...
  61. Goldberg I, Mekalanos J. Cloning of the Vibrio cholerae recA gene and construction of a Vibrio cholerae recA mutant. J Bacteriol. 1986;165:715-22 pubmed
    ..We conclude that the V. cholerae RecA protein has activities which are analogous to those described for the RecA protein of E. coli...
  62. Lee E, Ahn S, Park J, Lee J, Ahn S, Kong I. Identification of oligopeptide permease (opp) gene cluster in Vibrio fluvialis and characterization of biofilm production by oppA knockout mutation. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2004;240:21-30 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the OppA protein is involved in uptake of peptides and affects biofilm productivity...
  63. Thompson F, Thompson C, Naser S, Hoste B, Vandemeulebroecke K, Munn C, et al. Photobacterium rosenbergii sp. nov. and Enterovibrio coralii sp. nov., vibrios associated with coral bleaching. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:913-7 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. (type strain LMG 22228(T)=CBMAI 623(T)=CC17(T)) are proposed to accommodate these new isolates. The G+C contents of the DNA of the two type strains are respectively 47.6 and 48.2 mol%...
  64. Koike H, Sasaki H, Kobori T, Zenno S, Saigo K, Murphy M, et al. 1.8 A crystal structure of the major NAD(P)H:FMN oxidoreductase of a bioluminescent bacterium, Vibrio fischeri: overall structure, cofactor and substrate-analog binding, and comparison with related flavoproteins. J Mol Biol. 1998;280:259-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Upon binding of dicoumarol, most of the exposed re-face of the FMN cofactor is buried, which is consistent with the ping pong bi bi catalytic mechanism...
  65. Nishiguchi M, Ruby E, McFall Ngai M. Competitive dominance among strains of luminous bacteria provides an unusual form of evidence for parallel evolution in Sepiolid squid-vibrio symbioses. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1998;64:3209-13 pubmed
    ..For the first time, molecular systematics has been coupled with experimental colonization assays to provide evidence for the existence of parallel speciation among a set of animal-bacterial associations...
  66. Whistler C, Ruby E. GacA regulates symbiotic colonization traits of Vibrio fischeri and facilitates a beneficial association with an animal host. J Bacteriol. 2003;185:7202-12 pubmed
    ..This study establishes the role of GacA as a regulator of a beneficial animal-microbe association and indicates that GacA regulates utilization of growth substrates as well as other colonization traits...
  67. Millikan D, Ruby E. FlrA, a sigma54-dependent transcriptional activator in Vibrio fischeri, is required for motility and symbiotic light-organ colonization. J Bacteriol. 2003;185:3547-57 pubmed
    ..Thus, the transcriptional activator FlrA plays an essential role in regulating motility, and apparently in modulating other symbiotic functions, in V. fischeri...
  68. Zhou W, Bertsova Y, Feng B, Tsatsos P, Verkhovskaya M, Gennis R, et al. Sequencing and preliminary characterization of the Na+-translocating NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase from Vibrio harveyi. Biochemistry. 1999;38:16246-52 pubmed
    ..alginolyticus and Haemophilus influenzae. Homology studies show that a number of other bacteria, including a number of pathogenic species, also have an Na(+)-NQR operon...
  69. Lupp C, Hancock R, Ruby E. The Vibrio fischeri sapABCDF locus is required for normal growth, both in culture and in symbiosis. Arch Microbiol. 2002;179:57-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, while the sap locus is important to the normal growth of V. fischeri, it plays different physiological roles in growth and tissue colonization than it does in enteric pathogens...
  70. Chatterjee J, Miyamoto C, Zouzoulas A, Lang B, Skouris N, Meighen E. MetR and CRP bind to the Vibrio harveyi lux promoters and regulate luminescence. Mol Microbiol. 2002;46:101-11 pubmed
  71. Skorupski K, Taylor R. Cyclic AMP and its receptor protein negatively regulate the coordinate expression of cholera toxin and toxin-coregulated pilus in Vibrio cholerae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997;94:265-70 pubmed
  72. Hayashi M, Nakayama Y, Unemoto T. Existence of Na+-translocating NADH-quinone reductase in Haemophilus influenzae. FEBS Lett. 1996;381:174-6 pubmed
    ..alginolyticus. These results indicate that quite similar to the salt-loving marine bacteria, the blood-loving H. influenzae has a redox-driven Na+ pump and utilizes Na+ circulation for energy coupling...
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    ..For the squid symbiont Vibrio fischeri ES114, bioluminescence requires pheromone-mediated regulation, and this signaling is induced in the host to a ..
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