Merna R. Villarejo

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Professor Emeritus

Departments

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Offices and Labs

356 Briggs Hall
752-6281

Degrees

1963 PhD Biochemistry University of Chicago
1959 BS Biochemistry University of Chicago

Research Interests

Mechanism of bacterial adaptation to osmotic stress.

Teaching Interests

Introductory biology.

Publications

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  • Wise A, R Brems, V Ramakrishnan, and M Villarejo. 1996. Sequences in the 35 region of Escherichia coli rpoS-dependent genes promote transcription by Esigmas. Journal of Bacteriology. 178:2785-2793
  • Ding Q, S Kusano, M Villarejo, and A Ishihama. 1995. Promoter selectivity control of E. coli RNA polymerase: Differential recognition of osmoregulated promoters by Esigmas and Esigma70 holoenzymes. Molecular Microbiology. 16:6
  • Mellies J, A Wise, and M Villarejo. 1995. Two different E. Coli proP promoters respond to osmotic and growth phase signals. Journal of Bacteriology. 177:144-151