"Regulon" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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In eukaryotes, a genetic unit consisting of a noncontiguous group of genes under the control of a single regulator gene. In bacteria, regulons are global regulatory systems involved in the interplay of pleiotropic regulatory domains and consist of several OPERONS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Regulon" by people in Profiles.
The H-NS-like protein StpA represses the RpoS (sigma 38) regulon during exponential growth of Salmonella Typhimurium. Mol Microbiol. 2009 Dec; 74(5):1169-86.
A methylation-dependent electrostatic switch controls DNA repair and transcriptional activation by E. coli ada. Mol Cell. 2005 Oct 07; 20(1):117-29.
The alternative sigma factor sigmaE controls antioxidant defences required for Salmonella virulence and stationary-phase survival. Mol Microbiol. 2002 Feb; 43(3):771-82.