Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1992.
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Light-induced carotenogenesis in Myxococcus xanthus: genetic analysis of the carR region. Hodgson DA(1). Author information: (1)Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, West Midlands, UK. Carotenogenesis is light-inducible in the non-photosynthetic, Gram-negative, bacterium Myxococcus by: Genome sequencing of a few myxobacteria has revealed genes for the biosynthesis of unidentified secondary metabolites. Considering the need for new drugs to treat a variety of diseases, further exploration of the myxobacteria is imperative. Tools for genetic manipulation of myxobacteria are important for identifying and engineering strains to maximize production of Author: Wesley P. Black, Bryan Julien, Eduardo Rodriguez, Zhaomin Yang. Myxobacteria frequently occur as brightly colored colonies and sporangioles, due to the presence of carotenoids and/or other pigments. This chapter provides an update on the considerable amount of new information that has since been acquired with respect to the inducing signals, their reception and transduction, and the transcriptional regulation of the structural genes involved Cited by: Hi this may be a specific query to those who study developmental program of Myxococcus xanthus. Under starvation M xanthus undergoes sporulation and we in our lab study that under submerged culture.
Genetic suppression and phenotypic masking of a Myxococcus xanthus frzF ‐ defect Kazem Kashefi Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, California ‐, USA. The gram-negative bacterium Myxococcus xanthus glides on surfaces using two independent propulsive engines: (i) S (social)-motility, which is similar to twitching motility in Pseudomonas aeruginosa (), is driven by extension, adhesion, and retraction of polar type IV pili (); and (ii) A (adventurous)-motility, which is driven by an uncharacterized engine hypothesized to be . genetic bacteria strand bacteriol escherichia coli region regulation phages sites conjugation transposon modification myxococcus xanthus transposons promoter microbiol stranded molecular genome donor Post a Review You can write a book review. important plant genetic resources but are often a neglected resource. The recognition of the need for their specific conservation and their value for future use has been strengthened by the Convention on Biological Diversity and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, both of which have been ratified by the UK.
Light promotes the synthesis of carotenoids in Myxococcus xanthus, S. coelicolor and T. thermophilus, among others. This photoregulatory mechanism has been studied in detail in M. xanthus, where light is detected by the blue-light receptor CarF through the formation of singlet oxygen (1 O 2) in the by: The Bechstein’s bat (Myotis bechsteinii) is a rare sedentary bat considered to be highly reliant on the presence of ancient woodland. Understanding the genetic connectivity and population structure of such elusive mammals is important for assessing their conservation status. In this study, we report the genetic diversity and structure of M. bechsteinii across Britain and Cited by: 4. Genetic variation was very pronounced, and significant G × E interactions were detected for susceptibility. Further investigations of narrow-sense heritability, expression of the trait in younger material, and identification of the cause of G × E for N. neomacrospora susceptibility in Nordmann fir across different sites are : Jing Xu, Ole K. Hansen, Iben M. Thomsen, Ulrik B. Nielsen. Albinism in most animals is an epistatic trait characterized by a lack of melanin pigment in the eyes, skin, and hair. If the allele for albinism is a, the allele for brown coat color is B, and the allele for red coat color is b, which of the following genotypes would result in an albino cow?