Transcriptional analysis was used to examine the effect of a genomically encoded artificial RNA on Escherichia coli in rich and minimal media. Only the expression of a single gene, deoC, was unequivocally affected under both conditions. E. coli marker strains of this type may be useful in monitoring the fate and transport of bacteria in various applications.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology