Cadmium toxicity in glutathione mutants of Escherichia coli.

@article{Helbig2008CadmiumTI,
  title={Cadmium toxicity in glutathione mutants of Escherichia coli.},
  author={Kerstin Helbig and Cornelia S. Gro\sse and Dietrich H Nies},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={2008},
  volume={190 15},
  pages={5439-54}
}
The higher affinity of Cd(2+) for sulfur compounds than for nitrogen and oxygen led to the theoretical consideration that cadmium toxicity should result mainly from the binding of Cd(2+) to sulfide, thiol groups, and sulfur-rich complex compounds rather than from Cd(2+) replacement of transition-metal cations from nitrogen- or oxygen-rich biological compounds. This hypothesis was tested by using Escherichia coli for a global transcriptome analysis of cells synthesizing glutathione (GSH; wild… CONTINUE READING

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