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Quorum sensing and carbapenem antibiotic production in Erwinia carotovora subspecies carotovora

Mohammed Sebaihia

Quorum sensing and carbapenem antibiotic production in Erwinia carotovora subspecies carotovora

by Mohammed Sebaihia

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1999.

StatementMohammed Sebaihia.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, [136]p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21338538M

This book covers physiological, biochemical and molecular mechanisms of microbiomes pertaining to the production of available nitrogen (nitrogen fixation), phosphorus (P mobilization) and plant-growth promoting hormones for adaptation in agricultural soil. Responses between microbiomes and plants (known as plant-microbe interaction. HSL) quorum sensing among the B. mallei-B. pseudomallei-B. thailandensis group because quorum sensing has been impli-cated in the virulence of B. mallei and B. pseudomallei and because each member of this group has multiple quorum-sensing systems (60–62). Quorum sensing involves production of and response to a self-produced extracellular Cited by:

VIEW ARTICLE. Disease Detection and Losses PCR Detection of Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica Associated with Potato Tissue. S. H. De Boer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Pacific Agriculture Research Centre, N.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1X2; L. J. Ward, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Pacific Agriculture Research Centre, N.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC. First Report of Antibacterial Properties of a New Strain of Streptomyces plicatus (Strain ) Against Erwinia carotovora subsp. Carotovora from Iran Author: S. Zamanian, G.H. Shahidi Bonjar and I. Saadoun Subject: Biotechnology Keywords.

Quorum sensing is a cell-density dependent regulatory system, which orchestrates that quorum-sensing (QS) systems use extracellular signals to modulate the expression of a particular gene(s) in a bacterial cell, which results in virulence gene expression or biofilm formation and occasionally causes deadly plant and animal diseases. However, these processes become active during vegetation after landing of infected stumps in field. The internal part of stumps decays; therefore, one can observe loss of some already growing seed shoots already growing. Cells of E. carotovora subsp. carotovora are straight bacilli, usually x mkm. Moving by peritrichous flagella.


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Quorum sensing and carbapenem antibiotic production in Erwinia carotovora subspecies carotovora by Mohammed Sebaihia Download PDF EPUB FB2

Erwinia species, Erwinia carotovora subspecies carotovora (Ecc), Erwinia carotovora subspecies atroseptica (Eca), Erwinia chrysanthemi (Echr), and Erwinia amylovora (Ea), are phytopathogens and regulate the production of carbapenem antibiotic and exoenzymes, such as pectate lyases, cellulase, and proteases, through quorum sensing.

– distinct ExpR regulators controls quorum sensing specificity and virulence in the plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora. Mol Microbiol. III Sjöblom, S., Harjunpää, H., Brader, G. and Palva, E.T. A novel plant ferredoxin-like protein and the regulator Hor are quorum sensing targets in the plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora.

Carbapenem antibiotic production in Erwinia carotovora is regulated by CarR, a homologue of the LuxR transcriptional activator. McGowan S(1), Sebaihia M, Jones S, Yu B, Bainton N, Chan PF, Bycroft B, Stewart GS, Williams P, Salmond GP.

Author information: (1)Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, by: Quorum Sensing in the Plant Pathogen Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora: plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora, the volved in the synthesis of the antibiotic carbapenem pro-Cited by: Strain GS of Erwinia carotovora makes the carbapenem antibiotic, 1-carbapenemcarboxylic acid.

Mutants defective in antibiotic production can be assigned to two groups, group 1 and group 2. Regulation of carbapenem antibiotic (Car) production by AHL QS in E. carotovora subsp. carotovora ATCC The signaling molecule, 3-oxo-C 6-HSL, is synthesized by low cell densities (top), 3-oxo-C 6-HSL diffuses away from the cell and CarR is in a transcriptionally inactive state.

The carA-H gene cluster is not transcribed from the QS-dependent promoter (P QS) upstream of carA Cited by: 1.

carotovora produces and responds to acyl-homoserine lactone (AHL) quorum-sensing signals to regulate antibiotic production and expression of virulence genes, whereas B. thuringiensis strains possess AHL-lactonase, which is a potent AHL-degrading by: Bainton NJ, Stead P, Chhabra SR, Bycroft BW, Salmond GPC, Stewart GSAB, Williams P (a) N-(3-oxohexanoyl)-L-homoserine lactone regulates carbapenem antibiotic production in Erwinia carotovora.

Biochem J – PubMed Google Scholar. As a mesophilic bacterium, Erwinia carotovora thrives the most in the temperature range between 27 and 30 degrees Celsius.(1) The genome sequencing of Erwinia carotovora subsp.

atroseptica indicates that this microbe may not only be capable of nitrogen fixation and opine catabolism, but may also utilize around eighty ATP binding cassette.

Many Proteobacteria use quorum sensing to regulate production of public goods, such as antimicrobials and proteases, that are shared among members of Cited by:   Malleilactone regulation by MalR, an orphan quorum sensing regulator in the bacterium Burkholderia thailandensis.

In the presence of antibiotics, such as those that might be produced by competing bacteria, MalR synthesis is increased in the cell triggering the expression of the genes malA-M, involved in production of the cytotoxic antibiotic malleilactone.

Abstract. Erwinia carotovora subsp. betavasculorum (ECB-P) strains produced a low molecular weight, proteinaceous, bactericidal antibiotic in antibiotic was produced on a wide array of solid culture media including minimal medium, nutrient agar, Luria agar, potato agar, Miller-Schroth medium and crystal violet pectate by: 1.

Erwinia carotovora infection, [b] Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica -Black Leg (Soft Rot) of Potato, [c] Lesions associated with lenticels on a potato tuber caused either by Erwinia carotovora pv.

atroseptica, or Erwinia carotovora pv. carotvora. world food crops (FAOSTAT. Quorum sensing (QS) is a population density-dependent regulatory mechanism in which gene expression is coupled to the accumulation of a chemical signaling molecule.

QS systems are widespread among the plant soft-rotting bacteria. In Pectobacterium carotovorum, at least two QS systems exist being specified by the nature of chemical signals by: Erwinia carotovora, Ralstonia solanacearum, Pseudomonas syringae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Xanthomonas campestris.

INTRODUCTION The term quorum sensing (QS) describes a well-understood mechanism of bacte-rial cell-cell communication and conveys the concept that certain traits are onlyCited by: carotovora subsp.

carotovora is more diverse than E. carotovora subsp. atroseptica, since E. carotovora subsp. atroseptica strains were members of only 4 of the 40 serogroups (serogroups 1, 18, 20, and 22), while E.

carotovora subsp. carotovora isolates were members of 38. A caveat to consider, though: When one is "trying to develop practical applications of quorum sensing", it is good to keep in mind that quorum sensing is the communication medium of the 95%+ of.

Numerous bacteria and fungi are able to colonize and form biofilms on plant surfaces. Microbes colonizing aerial surfaces, such as flowers, stems, and leaves (phyllosphere), are generally referred to as epiphytes.

Bacterial colonizers of the root surface (rhizosphere) are generally referred to as rhizobacteria. This chapter specifically focuses on the mechanisms involved in bacterial biofilm Cited by: Bacteria belonging to the Pectobacterium genus are the causative agents of the blackleg and soft-rot diseases that affect potato plants and tubers worldwide.

In Pectobacterium, the expression of the virulence genes is controlled by quorum-sensing (QS) and N-acylhomoserine lactones (AHLs). In this work, we screened a chemical library of QS-inhibitors (QSIs) and AHL-analogs to find novel QSIs Cited by: 9. Serratia sp. ATCC produces the carbapenem antibiotic, carbapenemcarboxylic acid and the red pigment, prodigiosin.

We have previously reported the characterization of a gene, carR, controlling production of carbapenem in this strain. We now describe further characterization of the carR locus to locate the genes encoding carbapenem biosynthetic and resistance by:.

Neomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, which has long been widely used in livestock animals. Thus far, there has been no description that neomycin had antibacterial activity against plant pathogenic bacteria.

This research focused on the bacteriostatic action and mechanism of neomycin on plant pathogenic bacteria. Antibacterial experiments indicated that the minimum inhibition concentration Cited by: 6.For more information on symptoms, refer to ERWINIA under WILTS.

Infection: Unlike pink rot and leak, soft rot is caused be the bacteria Erwinia carotovora that also causes blackleg during the growing season. The soft rot bacteria can be carried on seed pieces, borne in .A GacS¯ mutant of E.

carotovora subsp. carotovora strain AH2 and a GacA¯ mutant of E. carotovora subsp. carotovora strain Ecc71 compared with their parent strains produced very low levels of rsmB, pel-1, peh-1, celV, and hrpN Ecc transcripts but produced similar levels of rsmA RNA and RsmA protein as well as transcripts of hyper-production of.