Transcription profiling of synchronized Sulfolobus acidocaldarius populations as they progress through the cell cycle
ABSTRACT: Exponentially growing Sulfolobus acidocaldarius were treated with NaAc to generate replication runout and arrest in G2 phase. The cells were then resuspended in fresh acetate-free media which generates a synchronous population. Samples for investigation of gene expression change were taken during the synchronised populations progress through the cell cycle.
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 20081105 48
In contrast to the cell division machineries of bacteria, euryarchaea, and eukaryotes, no division components have been identified in the second main archaeal phylum, Crenarchaeota. Here, we demonstrate that a three-gene operon, cdv, in the crenarchaeon Sulfolobus acidocaldarius, forms part of a unique cell division machinery. The operon is induced at the onset of genome segregation and division, and the Cdv proteins then polymerize between segregating nucleoids and persist throughout cell divis ...[more]
Project description:Analysis of intra- and inter variation using multiple biopsies taken from the same knee. The biopsies were obtained from thirteen different patients; seven by orthopedic surgery and six by rheumatic arthroscopy. Orthopedic samples (patients 1-7 Three synovial tissue specimens were obtained from random sites of the synovium for each patient. Biopsy III of patient 7 was not used due to bad RNA quality. For patients 1-3 each biopsy was divided into three parts (1/3 of a biopsy is denoted subbiopsy). In total this resulted in 39 specimens from the orthopedic patients (nine biopsies from patients 1-3 and three biopsies from each of patients 4-7). For patient 1-3, pt1 b1.BA means patient 1 biopsy 1 subbiopsy B Technical replicate A. For patient 4-7, pt4 b1A means patient 4 biopsy 1 technical replicate A. Arthroscopic samples (patients 8-13) Arthroscopic biopsies were taken at the site of inflammation close to cartilage (cc) or not close to cartilage (ncc), defined as less or more than 1.5 cm away from cartilage, respectively. Multiple biopsies were taken from two sites in patients 8, 11, 12, 13 and from four sites in patients 9 and 10. pt12_ncc_1A means patient 12 not close to cartilage biopsy 1 technical replicate.
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