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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Cloning and DNA Sequence of the Pseudomonas Syringae Pv Syringae Mfpa Gene

item Kinscherf, Thomas - UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

Submitted to: Genbank
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: August 23, 2000
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: The mfpA gene encodes a putative membrane fusion protein that is a member of the AcrA/AcrE protein family. The P. syringae pv. syringae MtrC protein shows similarity to components of multidrug resistance efflux systems and a periplasmic localization is predicted. In P. syringae pv. syringae, the mfpA gene is located within the syringomycin/syringopeptin biosynthetic cluster near the salA gene which is required for lesion formation and the production of both syringomycin and syringopeptin. The role of the mfpA gene in pathogenicity is currently under investigation. Accession number: BankIt352964 AF297012

Last Modified: 4/22/2015
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