Ribose repressor

The Ribose repressor (RbsR) is a bacterial DNA-binding transcription repressor protein and a member of the LacI/GalR protein family.[1] In Escherichia coli, RbsR is responsible for regulation of genes involved in D-ribose metabolism.[2] In Bacillus subtilis, RbsR was shown to interact with Histidine-containing protein (HPr), an allosteric effector of the related LacI/GalR protein Catabolite Control Protein A (CcpA).[3]

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  1. ^ Mauzy, C. A.; Hermodson, M. A. (1992). "Structural homology between rbs repressor and ribose binding protein implies functional similarity". Protein Science. 1 (7): 843–849. doi:10.1002/pro.5560010702. PMC 2142147. PMID 1304370.
  2. ^ Lopilato, J. E.; Garwin, J. L.; Emr, S. D.; Silhavy, T. J.; Beckwith, J. R. (1984). "D-ribose metabolism in Escherichia coli K-12: Genetics, regulation, and transport". Journal of Bacteriology. 158 (2): 665–673. PMC 215481. PMID 6327616.
  3. ^ Muller, W.; Horstmann, N.; Hillen, W.; Sticht, H. (2006). "The transcription regulator RbsR represents a novel interaction partner of the phosphoprotein HPr-Ser46-P in Bacillus subtilis". FEBS Journal. 273 (6): 1251–1261. doi:10.1111/j.1742-4658.2006.05148.x. PMID 16519689.