Osmotic induction of the periplasmic trehalase in Escherichia coli K12: characterization of the treA gene promoter.

Abstract

The Escherichia coli treA gene encodes an osmotically inducible periplasmic trehalase. A strain carrying a treA-lacZ transcriptional fusion was constructed. The beta-galactosidase activity produced in this strain growing exponentially in a medium of high osmotic pressure was 10-fold higher than that produced in a medium of low osmotic pressure… (More)

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