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J Bacteriol. 1994 March; 176(6): 1796–1800.
PMCID: PMC205274

Mapping and cloning of gldA, the structural gene of the Escherichia coli glycerol dehydrogenase.


gldA, the structural gene for the NAD(+)-dependent glycerol dehydrogenase, was mapped at 89.2 min on the Escherichia coli linkage map, cotransducible with, but not adjacent to, the glpFKX operon encoding the proteins for the uptake and phosphorylation of glycerol. gldA was cloned, and its position on the physical map of E. coli was determined. The expression of gldA was induced by hydroxyacetone under stationary-phase growth conditions.

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