Percent of genes downregulated by NaCl encoding ribosomes

Value 25 %
Organism Rhizobia
Reference Vriezen JA, de Bruijn FJ, Nüsslein K. Responses of rhizobia to desiccation in relation to osmotic stress, oxygen, and temperature. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Jun73(11):3451-9PubMed ID17400779
Primary Source Domínguez-Ferreras A, Pérez-Arnedo R, Becker A, Olivares J, Soto MJ, Sanjuán J. Transcriptome profiling reveals the importance of plasmid pSymB for osmoadaptation of Sinorhizobium meliloti. J Bacteriol. 2006 Nov188(21):7617-25PubMed ID16916894
Method DNA microarrays were used to investigate genome-wide transcriptional responses
Comments Of the 105 genes considered to respond exclusively to the addition of NaCl, 56 were downregulated after the shock. Strikingly, 25 of the 56 salt-repressed genes code for ribosomal proteins
Entered by Uri M
ID 102438