Chapter 7. Outer Membrane Signaling in Gram-Negative Bacteria

  1. Prof. Dr. Reinhard Krämer2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Kirsten Jung3
  1. Volkmar Braun

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch7

Bacterial Signaling

Bacterial Signaling

How to Cite

Braun, V. (2010) Outer Membrane Signaling in Gram-Negative Bacteria, in Bacterial Signaling (eds R. Krämer and K. Jung), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch7

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. Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology, Spemannstrasse 35, 72076 Tübingen, 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:

  • outer membrane signaling;
  • Gram-negative;
  • signal cascade;
  • transcriptional regulation;
  • Fec

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Sophisticated Mechanism: A Signaling Cascade Across the Outer Membrane in Transcriptional Regulation of the Ferric Citrate Transport Genes

  • Transfer of the Signal Across the Cytoplasmic Membrane

  • Signal Transfer into the Cytoplasm

  • FecI is an ECF Sigma Factor

  • Mechanism of Ferric Citrate Transcription Regulation

  • Transcription Regulation of the Fec Type in Pseudomonas putida

  • Transcription Regulation of the Fec Type in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Transcriptional Regulation of the Fec Type in Bordetella

  • ECF Signaling in Serratia marcescens

  • ECF Signaling in Ralstonia solanacearum

  • Signaling in Outer Membrane Transport

  • Assumed Outer Membrane Signaling

  • Conclusions

  • References