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Infect Immun. 1995 November; 63(11): 4524–4527.
PMCID: PMC173645

Oral streptococci with genetic determinants similar to the glucosyltransferase regulatory gene, rgg.

Abstract

The Streptococcus gordonii Challis glucosyltransferase structural gene, gtfG, is positively regulated by the upstream gene, rgg, the only described gtf regulatory determinant in oral streptococci. Southern hybridization analyses indicated that rgg-like and gtfG-like determinants were present on the same HindIII fragment in strains of S. gordonii, Streptococcus sanguis, and Streptococcus oralis, whereas no rgg-like determinants were detected in mutans streptococci, Streptococcus mitis, and Streptococcus salivarius.

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