Malate-mediated carbon catabolite repression in Bacillus subtilis involves the HPrK/CcpA pathway.

Abstract

Most organisms can choose their preferred carbon source from a mixture of nutrients. This process is called carbon catabolite repression. The Gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis uses glucose as the preferred source of carbon and energy. Glucose-mediated catabolite repression is caused by binding of the CcpA transcription factor to the promoter regions… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JB.06197-11

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