glkA is involved in glucose repression of chitinase production in Streptomyces lividans.


Chitinase production in Streptomyces lividans is induced by chitin and repressed in the presence of glucose. A mutant of S. lividans TK24, strain G015, which was defective in glucose repression of chitinase production, was obtained by screening colonies for zones of clearing on colloidal chitin agar plates containing 1.0% (wt/vol) glucose. The… (More)

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