Genetics and Biotechnology of Bacilli, Volume 2

Genetics and Biotechnology of Bacilli, Volume 2

1st Edition - July 28, 1988

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  • Author: A.T. Ganesan
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138710

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Genetics and Biotechnology of Bacilli, Volume 2 is a collection of papers from the "Fourth International Conference on Bacilli" held in California on June 21-24, 1987. One paper reviews the results of cloning and characterization of genes for secreted enzyme and of genes that control the expression of secreted enzymes in relation with other prokaryotic regulatory systems. Other papers tackle the regulation of gene expression during sporulation, the sigma factors, bacterial toxins, and antibiotic resistance genes. One paper reports that three genes responsible for the code for peptides found in BT cuboidal crystals have been successfully cloned. The three codes have different toxic characteristics in relation to tobacco hornworm larvae or mosquito larvae. Other papers examine replication. Such examination pertains to the two levels of control on the chromosome involved in DNA replication, or to the possible functional importance that several membranes associated DNA subcomplexes can have in Bacillus subtilis, where one of these appear to control initiation. Other papers discus secretion and extracellular enzymes, as well as, the different genetic systems and methods. This collection can prove beneficial for biochemists, micro-biologists, cellular researchers, and academicians involved in the study of cellular biology, microchemistry, or toxicology.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Gene Expression

    Upstream Activating Sequences in Bacillus Subtilis

    Levansucrase Induction by Sucrose in Bacillus Subtilis Involves an Antiterminator. Homology with the Escherichia Coli bgl Operon

    Inducible Expression System Based on Sucrose Metabolism Genes of Bacillus Subtilis

    Development of an Expression and Secretion System in Bacillus Subtilis Utilizing sacQ

    Polypeptides Activating the Synthesis of Secreted Enzymes

    Enhancement of mRNA Level by prtR

    Regulation of Post Exponential Gene Expression: Transcriptional Control of the Subtilisin Gene

    Isolation and Characterization of a Novel Bacillus Subtilis and Bacillus Natto Gene That Enhances Protease Production

    Characterization of the Bacillus Subtilis pur Operon: New Insights Into Gene Regulation

    Purine Gene Organization and Regulation in Bacillus Subtilis

    Mutations in the Spacer Region of a Bacillus Subtilis Promoter

    Control of Transcription and Translation of the Subunits of Aspartokinase II from Bacillus Subtilis

    Cloning and Expression of a Chemotaxis Gene in Bacillus Subtilis

    Analysis of the Bacillus Subtilis Xylose Regulon

    Transcription of the Bacillus Subtilis α-Amylase Gene

    Genetic Regulation of Cytochrome aa3 in Bacillus Subtilis

    Isolation and Characterization of citC Gene of Bacillus Subtilis

    The Role of Ribosomal Protein S1 in Species-Specific Protein Synthesis

    Dual Regulation of the RecE Gene

    Chromosomal Organization and Spontaneous Deletions of rrn Operons in Bacillus Subtilis

    Regulation of Gene Expression During Sporulation

    Influence of abrB on the Transcription of the Sporulation-Associated Genes spoVG and spoOH in Bacillus Subtilis

    Molecular Cloning of the Transcription Inhibitor AbrB of Bacillus Subtilis

    Analysis of Glucose Sensitive Expression of amyF and spoOA Genes in Bacillus Subtilis

    Manipulation of Gene Copy Number in Bacillus Subtilis Using Integrative Plasmids

    Regulatory Interactions Between the Spo Genes

    Structure and Regulation of a Bacillus Subtilis Gene That Is Transcribed by the ΕσΒ Form of RNA Polymerase Holoenzyme

    Regulation of Expression of the SSPE Gene Which Codes for Small, Acid Soluble Protein-Gamma of Bacillus Subtilis Spores

    Acid Soluble Spore Proteins from Clostridium Perfringens

    The Bacillus Subtilis outB Gene Is Autogenously Regulated

    Role of Extracellular Factors in the Control of Sporulation in Bacillus Subtilis

    Sigma Factors

    Use of λgtll and Antibody Probes to Isolates Genes Encoding RNA Polymerase Subunits from Bacillus Subtilis

    Cloning and Characterization of the Bacillus Subtilis Sigma-28 Gene

    Transcription of the SPOIIG Operon

    Transcription of Two Early Bacteriophage φ29 Promoters by Bacillus Subtilis RNA Polymerase (Sigma 43)

    A Novel Bacillus Subtilis Transcriptional Activity Is Associated with RNA Polymerase Isolated from Cells at a Late Stage in Sporulation

    Characterization of the Promoters for Two UV-Inducible Transcriptional Units Carried by Plasmid pIP404 from Clostridium Perfringens

    Transcription Initiation and Termination Signals of the Bacillus Subtilis Phage φ29 DNA

    Bacterial Toxins and Antibiotic Resistance Genes

    Cloning of a Family of Genes Which Includes the Larvicidal Toxin of Bacillus Sphaericus

    Bacillus Thuringiensis Var. San Diego: Properties and Sequence of a Coleopteran Active Delta Endotoxin

    Characterization of Bacillus Thuringiensis Isolates Effective on Resistant Indian Meal Moth

    Genes Encoding Peptides of the Small Cuboidal Crystals of Bacillus Thuringiensis

    Translational Attenuation Control of Gene Expression in Streptomyces

    Homology of the Deduced Protein Structures of the Plasmid-Encoded Tetracycline-Resistance Determinants in Gram-Positive Bacteria

    Ribosome Stalling in the Cat-86 Regulatory Leader Induces Gene Expression

    Regulation of an Inducible Staphylococcus Aureus Cat Gene by TYanslational Attenuation


    The dnaB Operon of Bacillus Subtilis: Anchorage-Anchor Model for the Chromosome Replication-Initiation, Partition, and Membrane-Attachment of oriC Area

    DnaA-boxes in the OriC Region of the Bacillus Subtilis Chromosome Are Involved in Regulation of Initiation of Chromosomal Replication

    Studies on In Vitro Synthesis of Bacillus Subtilis DNA by a Purified Membrane Associated DNA Complex and Binding of Membrance Proteins to Unique Origin Fragments

    Regulation of Chromosomal Initiation in Bacillus Subtilis

    Molecular Structure of the Replication Origin of a Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens Plasmid pFTB14

    Novel Integrational Vectors for Bacillus Subtilis Based on Coliphage M13 and Their Use for the Analysis of Regulated Promoters

    Segregational Plasmid Instability in Bacillus Subtilis

    The Processing of tRNA Precursors by the Catalytic RNA Component of RNASE Ρ

    Identification of a Holoenzyme Form of DNA Polymerase III in Bacillus Subtilis

    Secretion and Extracellular Enzymes

    In Vitro Derived Phosphatase Mutants of Bacillus

    Stability and Expression in Bacillus Subtilis of an α-Amylase Hybrid Plasmid

    Expression of Integrated Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens α-Amylase Gene in the Genome of Bacillus Subtilis

    Structure of Bacillus Pumilus Xylanase

    Similarity in the Primary Structures of Amylases and Cyclodextrin Glucanotransferase of Bacilli

    Regulation of ß-Lactamase Synthesis in Bacillus Licheniformis

    Regulation of the PEN Genes in Bacillus Licheniformis

    Construction of an Efficient Secretion Host—Vector System in Bacillus Subtilis

    Expression and Secretion of Human Interleukin-1 in Bacillus Subtilis

    Human Growth Hormone-Nuclease Fusion Proteins: Bacillus Subtilis Mutants with Altered Growth Hormone Production and Secretion

    Molecular Cloning and Nucleotide Sequence of a Gene Involved in the Production of Extracellular DNASE by Corynebacterium Glutamicum

    New Genetic Systems

    Conjugal Gene Transfer in Clostridium Acetobutylicum

    Transformation of Lactobacillus Plantarum by Plasmid DNA

    Development of Genetic Methods in Bacillus Megaterium

    Construction of Plasmid Vector Systems for Clostridium Acetobutylicum


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  • No. of pages: 429
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1988
  • Published: July 28, 1988
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138710

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