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Opposing roles of σB and σB-controlled SpoVG in the global regulation of esxA in Staphylococcus aureus

Bettina Schulthess1*, Dominik A Bloes12 and Brigitte Berger-Bächi1

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1 Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich, Gloriastrasse 32, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland

2 Cellular and Molecular Microbiology Division, Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine, University of Tübingen, Elfriede-Aulhorn-Strasse 6, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

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BMC Microbiology 2012, 12:17  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-17

Published: 24 January 2012

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No influence of EsxA on asp23, arlR, sarA, spoVG and RNAIII transcription. Northern blot analysis comparing the transcript intensities of asp23, arlR, sarA, spoVG and RNAIII in S. aureus Newman and its ΔesxA mutant.

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Influence of SarA, RNAIII, σB, ArlR and SpoVG on each other. Northern blot analysis comparing the transcript intensities of asp23, arlR, sarA, spoVG and RNAIII in S. aureus Newman, and its isogenic ΔsarA, Δagr, ΔarlR, ΔyabJspoVG and ΔrsbUVW-sigB mutant, respectively.

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