Adaptation of Escherichia coli to redox environments by gene expression

@article{Iuchi1993AdaptationOE,
  title={Adaptation of Escherichia coli to redox environments by gene expression},
  author={S. Iuchi and E. Lin},
  journal={Molecular Microbiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={9}
}
Escherichia coli is adroit in exploiting environmental energy sources to its greatest profit. A key strategy is to channel electron transport from donors to a terminal acceptor(s) so that the voltage drop is maximal. At the level of transcription, the goal is achieved by the interaction of three global regulatory systems, Fnr, NarL/NarX and ArcB/ArcA. In addition, the regulator FhlA is involved in a cascade‐controlled pathway for the formate branch of the pyruvate fermentation pathway. 

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