Categories containing this gene/protein
miscellaneous metabolic pathways, transcription factors and their control, coping with hyper-osmotic stress
This gene is a member of the following regulons
Coordinates on the chromosome (coding sequence): 3,186,763 -> 3,187,305
Catalyzed reaction/ biological activitysensing of choline PubMedcontrol of the gbsA-gbsB and opuBA-opuBB-opuBC-opuBD operons PubMed
Effectors of protein activitybinds the inducer choline with an apparent K(D) of approximately 165 μM PubMed
Expression and Regulation
MutantMGNA-A219 (yuaC::erm), available at the NBRP B. subtilis, Japan
Labs working on this gene/protein
Erhard Bremer, University of Marburg, Germany homepage
Nau-Wagner G(1), Opper D, Rolbetzki A, Boch J, Kempf B, Hoffmann T, Bremer E.
Genetic control of osmoadaptive glycine betaine synthesis in Bacillus subtilis
through the choline-sensing and glycine betaine-responsive GbsR repressor. J Bacteriol. 2012 May;194(10):2703-14. doi: 10.1128/JB.06642-11. Epub 2012 Mar 9.