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  • Description: regulatory RNA

Gene name fsrA
Essential no
Product sRNA FsrA
Function inhibition of sdhC translation
Gene length aaa bp
Immediate neighbours ykuI, ykuJ
Gene sequence (+200bp)
Genetic context
FsrA context.jpg

Categories containing this gene/protein

carbon core metabolism, acquisition of iron, ncRNA

This gene is a member of the following regulons

Fur regulon

The FsrA regulon

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag:

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

  • BsubCyc: ?
  • BsubCyc: ?
  • DBTBS entry: no entry
  • SubtiList entry: no entry
  • Structure:

Additional information

  • Swiss prot entry:
  • KEGG entry: no entry
  • E.C. number:

Additional information


Basic information/ Evolution

Extended information on the RNA

  • Kinetic information

Database entries

  • BsubCyc: ?
  • BsubCyc: ?
  • Structure:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Operon:
  • Regulation: induced by iron starvation (Fur) PubMed
  • Regulatory mechanism: Fur: transcription repression PubMed
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

  • Mutant:
  • Expression vector:
  • lacZ fusion:

Labs working on this gene/RNA

John Helmann, Cornell University, USA Homepage

Your additional remarks


Gregory T Smaldone, Haike Antelmann, Ahmed Gaballa, John D Helmann
The FsrA sRNA and FbpB protein mediate the iron-dependent induction of the Bacillus subtilis lutABC iron-sulfur-containing oxidases.
J Bacteriol: 2012, 194(10);2586-93
[PubMed:22427629] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Gregory T Smaldone, Olga Revelles, Ahmed Gaballa, Uwe Sauer, Haike Antelmann, John D Helmann
A global investigation of the Bacillus subtilis iron-sparing response identifies major changes in metabolism.
J Bacteriol: 2012, 194(10);2594-605
[PubMed:22389480] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Ahmed Gaballa, Haike Antelmann, Claudio Aguilar, Sukhjit K Khakh, Kyung-Bok Song, Gregory T Smaldone, John D Helmann
The Bacillus subtilis iron-sparing response is mediated by a Fur-regulated small RNA and three small, basic proteins.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A: 2008, 105(33);11927-32
[PubMed:18697947] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)