Chapter 16. Sensing of Oxygen by Bacteria

  1. Prof. Dr. Reinhard Krämer2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Kirsten Jung3
  1. Gottfried Unden,
  2. Martin Müllner and
  3. Florian Reinhart

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch16

Bacterial Signaling

Bacterial Signaling

How to Cite

Unden, G., Müllner, M. and Reinhart, F. (2010) Sensing of Oxygen by Bacteria, in Bacterial Signaling (eds R. Krämer and K. Jung), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Cologne, Insitute of Biochemistry, Zülpicher Strasse 47, 50674 Cologne, Germany

  2. 3

    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Department of Biology – Microbiology, Grosshaderner Strasse 2–4, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany

Author Information

  1. Universität Mainz, Institut für Mikrobiologie und Weinforschung, Becherweg 15, 55099 Mainz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323654

Online ISBN: 9783527629237

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Keywords:

  • oxygen sensing;
  • bacteria;
  • heme;
  • iron–sulfur cluster;
  • FAD;
  • electron transport

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • O2 as a Signal

  • Direct O2 Sensors

  • Indirect O2 Sensors

  • References