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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Impact of Solar Radiation on Gene Expression in Bacteria
Authors: Matallana-Surget, Sabine
Wattiez, Ruddy
Contact Email: sabine.matallanasurget@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: transcriptomic
proteomic
gene regulation
radiation
bacteria
Issue Date: Sep-2013
Citation: Matallana-Surget S & Wattiez R (2013) Impact of Solar Radiation on Gene Expression in Bacteria, Proteomes, 1 (2), pp. 70-86.
Abstract: Microorganisms often regulate their gene expression at the level of transcription and/or translation in response to solar radiation. In this review, we present the use of both transcriptomics and proteomics to advance knowledge in the field of bacterial response to damaging radiation. Those studies pertain to diverse application areas such as fundamental microbiology, water treatment, microbial ecology and astrobiology. Even though it has been demonstrated that mRNA abundance is not always consistent with the protein regulation, we present here an exhaustive review on how bacteria regulate their gene expression at both transcription and translation levels to enable biomarkers identification and comparison of gene regulation from one bacterial species to another.
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/proteomes1020070
Rights: © 2013 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

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