Table 6.

Putative signal transduction-associated genes that significantly respond to the AI-2 quorum signal

Gene or B number Probable gene productaInduction ratio (fold)
ylcA Putative two-component transcriptional regulator +4.4
b2380 Putative sensor protein +3.9
ygeV Putative ς54-dependent transcriptional regulator +3.6
b2248 Putative regulator +3.6
ybiF Putative transmembrane subunit +3.4
yqhC Putative AraC-type regulatory protein+2.7
yhhM Putative receptor +2.6
yhbH Probable ς54 modulation protein+2.5
ycgE Putative transcriptional regulator−2.6
ycjZ Putative transcriptional regulator, LysR type −3.3
  • a Genome information is from Blattner et al. (9).