FliZ induces a kinetic switch in flagellar gene expression

Supreet Saini, Santosh Koirala, Emily Floess, Patrick J. Mears, Yann R. Chemla, Ido Golding, Christine Aldridge, Phillip D. Aldridge, Christopher V. Rao

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FliZ is an activator of class 2 flagellar gene expression in Salmonella enterica. To understand its role in flagellar assembly, we investigated how FliZ affects gene expression dynamics. We demonstrate that FliZ participates in a positive-feedback loop that induces a kinetic switch in class 2 gene expression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6477-6481
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology


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