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Categories containing this gene/protein

transcription factors and their control

This gene is a member of the following regulons

The CitR regulon


  • Coordinates on the chromosome (coding sequence): 1,020,073 -> 1,020,948
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

    Protein family

  • LysR family
  • Paralogous protein(s)

    Kinetic information




    Effectors of protein activity



  • cytoplasm (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Interactions

    Additional information

    Expression and Regulation


  • citR PubMed
  • Sigma factor

  • SigA PubMed
  • Regulation

    Regulatory mechanism

    Additional information

    Biological materials


  • GP1283 (citA::aphA3), available in Jörg Stülke's lab
  • GP1753 (citR citA::aphA3), the kanamycin resistance cassette can be cut out by introducing the cre-rekombinase into the chromosom of B. subtilis, available in Jörg Stülke's lab
  • Expression vector

  • pGP2264 (N-terminal His-tag, purification from E. coli, in pETM-11), available in Jörg Stülke's lab
  • lacZ fusion

    GFP fusion

    two-hybrid system

    FLAG-tag construct


    Labs working on this gene/protein


    Jin S, Sonenshein AL

    Transcriptional regulation of Bacillus subtilis citrate synthase genes

    J Bacteriol. 1994 Aug;176(15):4680-90. PubMed PMID: 8045899; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC196290.
    Jin S, Sonenshein AL

    Identification of two distinct Bacillus subtilis citrate synthase genes

    J Bacteriol. 1994 Aug;176(15):4669-79. PubMed PMID: 8045898; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC196289.
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