The ihf mRNA levels decline as Neisseria gonorrhoeae enters the stationary growth phase.

Integration host factor (IHF) is a small heterodimeric DNA binding protein found in all Gram-negative bacteria and is implicated as a transcription cofactor of pilE in Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Hill, S.A., Samuels, D.S., Carlson, J.H., Wilson, J., Hogan, D., Lubke, L., Belland, R.J., 1997. Integration host factor is a transcriptional cofactor of pilE in… CONTINUE READING