The Sinorhizobium meliloti sensor histidine kinase CbrA contributes to free-living cell cycle regulation.

@article{Sadowski2013TheSM,
  title={The Sinorhizobium meliloti sensor histidine kinase CbrA contributes to free-living cell cycle regulation.},
  author={Craig Sadowski and Daniel C. Wilson and Karla B. Schallies and Graham C. Walker and Katherine E. Gibson},
  journal={Microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={159 Pt 8},
  pages={
          1552-63
        }
}
Sinorhizobium meliloti is alternately capable of colonizing the soil as a free-living bacterium or establishing a chronic intracellular infection with its legume host for the purpose of nitrogen fixation. We previously identified the S. meliloti two-component sensor histidine kinase CbrA as playing an important role in regulating exopolysaccharide production, flagellar motility and symbiosis. Phylogenetic analysis of CbrA has highlighted its evolutionary relatedness to the Caulobacter… 

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