Bacterial cell death

Conrad Halling chhall at
Tue Feb 22 14:20:40 EST 1994

In article <1994Feb18.145006.1 at mcclb0>, shiha02 at wrote:

> Can anyone recommand a good bacterial system where if a gene is
> induced leads to cell death?

The sacB gene of Bacillus subtilis kills enterobacteria and cyanobacteria
when the growth medium contains 5% sucrose.
Conrad Halling
Monsanto Co., St. Louis

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