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Abstract

The spore germination operon of 168 is a homologue of the spore germination operon. The expression and regulation of the operon has been examined using a transcriptional fusion and the transcriptional start defined. The operon is expressed during sporulation under the control of RNA polymerase containing the forespore-specific sigma factor, σ. This is a further homology to the operon, which is similarly regulated. It is predicted from the localization of expression and the encoded primary sequences that the GerB proteins are located at the inner spore membrane.

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