TABLE 3.

Identification and expression of genes harboring a putative Ers box in the promoter region

ORFdGene namePutative Ers boxExpressiona (P value) with reference to that of:
23S rRNA genegyrA
ef0049AACAAATGTTC-N75-ATGNDbND
ef0782AACAAATGTTG-N272-ATG+1.01+1.1
ef1099 ace AACAAATGTTA-N176-ATG +5.11 (0.02) +7.4 (0.016)
ef1656AACATATGTTA-N77-ATG−1.17−1.72
ef1664AACAATTGTTA-N132-ATG+1.12−1.01
ef1816AACAAATGTTT-N81-ATG+1.36+1.27
ef2185AACATATGTTT-N129-ATGc
ef3146AACAATTGTTT-N424-ATG+1.99+2.4 (>0.05)
  • a Shown is the level of activation or repression in the Δers mutant compared to the wild type determined by RT-qPCR. Significant values are in bold (value > 2 and P < 0.05).

  • b ND, no detectable expression.

  • c —, Absence of the locus in the JH2-2 genome.

  • d ORF, open reading frame.