SubtiBank SubtiBank
Category: Class III
An ordered knock out library of all non-essential genes in B. subtilis is now available at Addgene. Information on ordering a copy can be found here. See Koo et al. 2017 for details about library construction.

Category: Class III


4. Lifestyles

4.2. Sporulation

4.2.1. Sporulation proteins Spore coat proteins Class III

cotZspore crust assembly
cwlJspore germination
tglintroduction of crosslinks in the spore coat protein GerQ
yisYprotection of the spore
ysxEprotection of the spore
yutHprotection of the spore


  • these proteins localize simultaneously with the class I and class II proteins but start to encase the spore only after the appearance of phase dark spores (hr 4.5)
  • early localizing spore coat proteins