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A Microbial Biorealm page on the genus Salmonella typhimurium
Higher order taxa
Bacteria; Domain; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacteriales; Enterobacteriaceae
Synonyms: Salmonella choleraesuis serotype typhimurium; Salmonella typhi-murium; Bacillus typhimurium; Salmonella typhi-murium
Description and significance
Habitat: Intestinal lumen, pond, stomach
forms a lipopolysaccharide capsule
Describe the appearance, habitat, etc. of the organism, and why it is important enough to have its genome sequenced. Describe how and where it was isolated. Include a picture or two (with sources) if you can find them.
Describe the size and content of the genome. How many chromosomes? Circular or linear? Other interesting features? What is known about its sequence? Does it have any plasmids? Are they important to the organism's lifestyle?
Cell structure and metabolism
Describe any interesting features and/or cell structures; how it gains energy; what important molecules it produces.
Describe any interactions with other organisms (included eukaryotes), contributions to the environment, effect on environment, etc.
How does this organism cause disease? Human, animal, plant hosts? Virulence factors, as well as patient symptoms.
Application to Biotechnology
Does this organism produce any useful compounds or enzymes? What are they and how are they used?
Enter summaries of the most recent research here--at least three required
CHENG, K. J., and J. W. COSTERTON. "Ultrastructure of Cell Envelopes of Bacteria of the Bovine Rumen." Applied Microbiology 29.6 (Jan. 1975): 841-849. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. June 1975. American Society for Microbiology. 3 May 2007 <http://aem.asm.org/cgi/reprint/29/6/841>.
OSBORN, M. J. "Studies on the Gram-Negative Cell Wall, I. Evidence for the Role of 2-Keto-3-Deoxyoctonate in the Lipopolysaccharide of Salmonella typhimurium." PNAS. May 2007. National Acad. of Sciences. 3 May 2007 <http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/50/3/499.pdf>.
FOSTER, JOHN W., and HOLLY K. HALL. "Adaptive Acidification Tolerance Response of Salmonella typhimurium." Journal of Bacteriology 2.0021-9193/90/020771-08$02.00/0 (Feb. 1990): 771-778. Journal of Bacteriology. May 2007. The American Society for Microbiology. 3 May 2007 <http://jb.highwire.org/cgi/reprint/172/2/771>.
"Salmonella typhimurium." Taxonomy Browser. Ed. Joe Bischoff, et al. 10 Jan. 2007. NCBI. 3 May 2007 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?mode=Info&id=602&lvl=3&p=mapview&p=has_linkout&p=blast_url&p=genome_blast&lin=f&keep=1&srchmode=1&unlock>.
Vivek Bajaj, Robin L Lucas, Clara Hwang, Catherine A Lee (1996) Co-ordinate regulation of Salmonella typhimurium invasion genes by environmental and regulatory factors is mediated by control of hilA expression Molecular Microbiology 22 (4), 703–714. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2958.1996.d01-1718.x
[Sample reference] Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.
Edited by Janela Aitchison student of Dr. Rachel Larsen and Dr. Kit Pogliano