Table 5.

Genes involved in cell processes and global regulation showing significant expression ratios

Functional groupGeneGene productLog ratio (minimal/rich medium)
Cell processes osmC Osmotically inducible protein1.204
katE Catalase0.893
msyB Acidic protein suppresses mutants lacking function of protein export0.837
glgS Glycogen biosynthesis0.794
otsB Trehalose-6-phosphate phophatase0.777
fic Induced in stationary phase, affects cell division0.654
glgC Glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase0.649
osmY Hyperosmotically inducible periplasmic protein0.580
bolA Possible regulator of murein genes0.564
otsA Trehalose-6-phosphate synthase0.556
cspD Cold shock protein0.540
cbpA Curved DNA binding protein0.540
envY Envelope protein, thermoregulation of porin biosynthesis0.477
uspA Universal stress protein0.469
motA Proton conductor component of motor0.457
glgB 1,4-α-Glucan branching enzyme0.430
sodC Superoxide dismutase precursor (Cu-Zn)0.430
pbpG Penicillin binding protein 70.406
acrF Integral transmembrane protein0.400
sodB Superoxide dismutase, iron−0.904
Cell structure nlpD Lipoprotein0.629
slp Outer membrane protein induced after carbon starvation0.549
Regulatory function dps Global regulator, starvation conditions1.402
rpoS RNA polymerase, sigma S (sigma38) factor0.766
atoS Sensor protein AtoS for response regulator AtoC0.580
rseA Sigma E factor, negative regulatory protein0.538
arsR Transcriptional repressorars operon0.530
molR1 Molybdate metabolism regulator0.521
lrp Regulator for leucine (orlrp) regulon0.511
srlR Regulator forgut (srl), glucitol operon0.464
tar Methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein II0.463
phoU Negative regulator for pho regulon0.457
narP Nitrate/nitrite response regulator (sensor NarQ)0.444
rpoE Sigma E factor; heat shock and oxidative stress0.425
wrbA trp repressor binding protein0.420
rcsB Positive regulator for colanic capsule biosynthesis (sensor, RcsC)0.416
fadR Negative regulator for fad regulon, positive activator offabA −0.662
cspA Cold shock protein, transcriptional activator of hns −0.776
fis Site-specific DNA inversion stimulation factor; DNA binding protein−0.818