Xenobiotic Efflux in Bacteria and Fungi: A Genomics Update

  1. Eric J. Toone
  1. Ravi D. Barabote1,
  2. Jose Thekkiniath2,
  3. Richard E. Strauss2,
  4. Govindsamy Vediyappan3,
  5. Joe A. Fralick3 and
  6. Michael J. San Francisco4

Published Online: 23 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470920541.ch6

Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology

Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology

How to Cite

Barabote, R. D., Thekkiniath, J., Strauss, R. E., Vediyappan, G., Fralick, J. A. and Francisco, M. J. S. (2011) Xenobiotic Efflux in Bacteria and Fungi: A Genomics Update, in Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology (ed E. J. Toone), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470920541.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, California CA 95616, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470638354

Online ISBN: 9780470920541

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Keywords:

  • bacteria and fungi, and xenobiotic efflux - a genomics update, MDR efflux pump role in inherent resistance of bacteria to antibiotics;
  • fungal efflux transport and genomics - transport proteins in fungi, ATP-binding cassette superfamily (ABC) and major facilitator superfamily (MFS);
  • biofilms, communal aggregate of microorganisms - in matrix, varying amounts of extracellular polysaccharides, proteins and nucleic acids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bacterial Efflux Pumps

  • Genomics of Bacterial Efflux Pumps

  • Fungi

  • References