Regulatory Systems: Two-component
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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Raivio, T. L. 2006. Regulatory Systems: Two-component. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Two-component systems constitute a large class of regulatory proteins that function as signal transducers. Each system comprises a sensor or histidine kinase and an effector or response regulator, which communicate through a conserved set of phosphotransfer reactions to effect adaptive changes in response to specific environmental signals.
- histidine kinase;
- response regulator;
- signal transduction