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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Cloning and DNA Sequence of the Pseudomonas Syringae Pv. Syringae Gida Gene

Authors
item Kinscherf, Thomas - UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
item Willis, David

Submitted to: Genbank
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: October 27, 2000
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: The gidA gene appears to have regulatory function and encodes a putative protein that contains oxidoreductase-like motifs. The gidA gene was previously described as being a 'cell division protein'. We have established that this locus actually encodes a transcriptional regulator. The P. syringae pv. syringae gidA gene is 90% identical to P. putida gidA gene. In P. syringae pv. syringae, the gidA gene regulates syringomycin and syringopeptin production as well as pathogenicity. Although not part of the gacS/gacA regulon, the gidA gene interacts independently with several of the genes in this conserved regulon.

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