Bacillus subtilisMntR coordinates the transcriptional regulation of manganese uptake and efflux systems

Xiaojuan Huang, Jung-Ho Shin, Azul Pinochet-Barros, Tina T. Su, John D. Helmann
  • Molecular Microbiology, November 2016, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/mmi.13554

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Manganese is a required nutrient for most cells, but can be toxic when in excess. We describe the functions and regulation of two efflux pumps that enable Bacillus subtilis to tolerate high levels of Mn(II) ion in the environment.

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