SigW regulon

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  • The SigW regulon is induced by alkaline shock and by polymyxin B, vancomycin, cephalosporin C, D-cycloserine, and triton X-100.
  • The SigW regulon is downregulated in a rocG gudB mutant PubMed
  • The SigW regulon mediates resistance to cell wall antibiotics

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Genes in this regulon

Important publications on the SigW regulon

John D Helmann
Bacillus subtilis extracytoplasmic function (ECF) sigma factors and defense of the cell envelope.
Curr Opin Microbiol: 2016, 30;122-132
[PubMed:26901131] [] [DOI] (I p)

Chun-Kai Yang, Phang C Tai, Chung-Dar Lu
Time-related transcriptome analysis of B. subtilis 168 during growth with glucose.
Curr Microbiol: 2014, 68(1);12-20
[PubMed:23934352] [] [DOI] (I p)

Jessica C Zweers, Pierre Nicolas, Thomas Wiegert, Jan Maarten van Dijl, Emma L Denham
Definition of the σ(W) regulon of Bacillus subtilis in the absence of stress.
PLoS One: 2012, 7(11);e48471
[PubMed:23155385] [] [DOI] (I p)

Yong Heon Lee, Anthony W Kingston, John D Helmann
Glutamate dehydrogenase affects resistance to cell wall antibiotics in Bacillus subtilis.
J Bacteriol: 2012, 194(5);993-1001
[PubMed:22178969] [] [DOI] (I p)

Thorsten Mascher, Anna-Barbara Hachmann, John D Helmann
Regulatory overlap and functional redundancy among Bacillus subtilis extracytoplasmic function sigma factors.
J Bacteriol: 2007, 189(19);6919-27
[PubMed:17675383] [] [DOI] (P p)

Bronwyn G Butcher, John D Helmann
Identification of Bacillus subtilis sigma-dependent genes that provide intrinsic resistance to antimicrobial compounds produced by Bacilli.
Mol Microbiol: 2006, 60(3);765-82
[PubMed:16629676] [] [DOI] (P p)

Min Cao, Phil A Kobel, Maud M Morshedi, Ming Fang Winston Wu, Chris Paddon, John D Helmann
Defining the Bacillus subtilis sigma(W) regulon: a comparative analysis of promoter consensus search, run-off transcription/macroarray analysis (ROMA), and transcriptional profiling approaches.
J Mol Biol: 2002, 316(3);443-57
[PubMed:11866510] [] [DOI] (P p)

M S Turner, J D Helmann
Mutations in multidrug efflux homologs, sugar isomerases, and antimicrobial biosynthesis genes differentially elevate activity of the sigma(X) and sigma(W) factors in Bacillus subtilis.
J Bacteriol: 2000, 182(18);5202-10
[PubMed:10960106] [] [DOI] (P p)

X Huang, A Gaballa, M Cao, J D Helmann
Identification of target promoters for the Bacillus subtilis extracytoplasmic function sigma factor, sigma W.
Mol Microbiol: 1999, 31(1);361-71
[PubMed:9987136] [] [DOI] (P p)

X Huang, K L Fredrick, J D Helmann
Promoter recognition by Bacillus subtilis sigmaW: autoregulation and partial overlap with the sigmaX regulon.
J Bacteriol: 1998, 180(15);3765-70
[PubMed:9683469] [] [DOI] (P p)

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