Mutants of Escherichia coli specifically deficient in respiratory formate dehydrogenase activity.

@article{MandrandBerthelot1988MutantsOE,
  title={Mutants of Escherichia coli specifically deficient in respiratory formate dehydrogenase activity.},
  author={Marie-Andr{\~A}{\textcopyright}e Mandrand-Berthelot and Gis{\`e}le Couchoux-Luthaud and C L Santini and Gérard Giordano},
  journal={Journal of general microbiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={134 12},
  pages={
          3129-39
        }
}
Escherichia coli K12 mutants lacking phenazine-methosulphate-linked formate dehydrogenase (FDH-PMS) activity, but still capable of producing normal levels of benzyl-viologen-linked formate dehydrogenase (FDH-BV) and nitrate reductase activities, have been isolated following P1 localized mutagenesis. The relevant mutations mapped with the same cotransduction frequency close to the rhaD gene, at 88 min on the E. coli chromosome. They were further subdivided into two classes. Class I consisted of… 
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