Induction of heat shock response in E.coli - aromatic compounds

Trond Erik Vee Aune trondaun at
Fri Feb 4 06:56:22 EST 2005

Dear netters,

I've heard that aromatic compounds, like toluene, is able to induce the 
heat shock response in E.coli, but I'm not able to find a reference that 
substantiates this claim. Can any of you help me?

Best regards,
Trond Erik

Trond Erik Vee Aune
Department of Biotechnology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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