The Nitrogen-regulated Response Regulator NrrA Controls Cyanophycin Synthesis and Glycogen Catabolism in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803*

  title={The Nitrogen-regulated Response Regulator NrrA Controls Cyanophycin Synthesis and Glycogen Catabolism in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803*},
  author={Deng Liu and Chen Yang},
  journal={The Journal of Biological Chemistry},
  pages={2055 - 2071}
  • Deng Liu, Chen Yang
  • Published 11 December 2013
  • Biology, Environmental Science
  • The Journal of Biological Chemistry
Background: Cyanobacterial metabolism is extensively regulated in response to nitrogen limitation. Results: The regulon of transcriptional factor NrrA was reconstructed in the genomes of diverse cyanobacteria and experimentally characterized in Synechocystis. Conclusion: NrrA controls cyanophycin accumulation and glycogen catabolism in Synechocystis. Significance: A molecular mechanism coordinately regulating synthesis and degradation of nitrogen and carbon reserves in cyanobacteria is… 

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