An Orphan Riboswitch Unveils Guanidine Regulation in Bacteria.

TitleAn Orphan Riboswitch Unveils Guanidine Regulation in Bacteria.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsMok, WWK, Brynildsen, MP
JournalMol Cell
Volume65
Issue2
Pagination205-206
Date Published2017 Jan 19
ISSN1097-4164
Abstract

In this issue, Nelson and colleagues (2017) determined that guanidine, the prevalent protein denaturant, is the long-lost ligand sensed by the ykkC class of riboswitches, and identified that members of its regulon are involved in guanidine detoxification and export.

DOI10.1016/j.molcel.2017.01.001
Alternate JournalMol. Cell
PubMed ID28107646