Increase in content of solute in hypersaline conditions

Range 2.75-13.8 Fold
Organism Bacteria Chromohalobacter salexigens
Reference Vargas C, Argandona M, Reina-Bueno M, Rodriguez-Moya J, Fernandez-Aunion C, Nieto JJ. Unravelling the adaptation responses to osmotic and temperature stress in Chromohalobacter salexigens, a bacterium with broad salinity tolerance. Saline Systems. 2008 Sep 154(1):14. link pp.8 PubMed ID18793408
Primary Source García-Estepa R, Argandoña M, Reina-Bueno M, Capote N, Iglesias-Guerra F, Nieto JJ, Vargas C. The ectD gene, which is involved in the synthesis of the compatible solute hydroxyectoine, is essential for thermoprotection of the halophilic bacterium Chromohalobacter salexigens. J Bacteriol. 2006 Jun188(11):3774-84.PubMed ID16707670
Comments Cells grown at 3M as compared to 0.75M NaCl. Low and high values are for compatible solutes ectoine and hydroxyectoine, respectively.
Entered by Uri M
ID 102334