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Distribution and Diversity of Acyl Homoserine Lactone Producing Bacteria from Four Different Soils.
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PMID:  23007525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The distribution and diversity of acyl homoserine lactone (AHL) producing bacteria in black, brown, red, and meadow soils were investigated using culture-dependent method. One out of seventy six and five out of fifty isolates from the black and the brown soil were AHL-biosensor active, respectively. They were affiliated to the genera Ensifer and Pseudomonas and the family Enterobacteriaceae. Thin layer chromatography showed that the most of them produced AHLs with acyl side chain of 6 or 8 carbons. No AHL-producer was found in red and meadow soils. A potential novel AHL-based quorum sensing and quenching system was identified by sequencing in the black soil isolate Ensifer adhaerens X097 that harbored two AHL synthetase-like proteins and one amidohydrolase-like protein. This is the first report of comparison of AHL-producers among different soils. Our data showed that composition of AHL-producers were niche specific and were not in proportion with community population.
Yili Huang; Yanhua Zeng; Zhiliang Yu; Jing Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current microbiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0991     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
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Created Date:  2012-9-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7808448     Medline TA:  Curr Microbiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Organic Pollution Process and Control, Hangzhou, China,
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