Genome wide transcriptional profiling of Herbaspirillum seropedicae SmR1 grown in the presence of naringenin
ABSTRACT: Herbaspirillum seropedicae is a diazotrophic bacterium which associates endophytically with economically important gramineae. Flavonoids such as naringenin, have been shown to have an effect on the interaction between H. seropedicae and its host plants. We used a high-throughput sequencing based method (RNA-Seq) to access the influence of naringenin on the whole transcriptome profile of H. seropedicae.
Herbaspirillum seropedicae is a diazotrophic bacterium which associates endophytically with economically important gramineae. Flavonoids such as naringenin have been shown to have an effect on the interaction between H. seropedicae and its host plants. We used a high-throughput sequencing based method (RNA-Seq) to access the influence of naringenin on the whole transcriptome profile of H. seropedicae. Three hundred and four genes were downregulated and seventy seven were upregulated by naringeni ...[more]
Project description:Herbaspirillum seropedicae SmR1 was grown in NFbHPN medium until OD600nm of 0.6, when 5mM phenol or 2,5mM benzoic acid was added to the medium. After 30 minutes of growth, the cells were collected by centrifugation and total RNA was extracted with RiboPureBacteria. Also, a derivative strain from Herbaspirillum seropedicae SmR1 resistant to 1mM phenol (named strain RP) was grown in NFbHPN medium containing 1mM phenol until OD600nm of 0.6, then 5mM phenol was added to the medium. After 30 minutes of growth, the cells were collected by centrifugation and total RNA was extracted with RiboPureBacteria. All samples were depleted for ribossomal RNA e sequenced with Solid plataform.
Project description:H. seropedicae is a diazotrophic and endophytic bacterium that associates with economically important grasses promoting plant growth and increasing productivity. To identify genes related to bacterial ability to colonize and promote plant growth wheat seedlings growing hydroponically in Hoagland’s medium were inoculated with H. seropedicae the bacteria and incubated for 3 days. mRNA from the bacteria present in the root surface and in the plant medium were purified, depleted from rRNA and used for RNA-seq profiling. RT-qPCR analyses were conducted to confirm regulation of selected genes. Comparison of RNA profile of bacteria attached to the root and planktonic revealed an extensive metabolic adaptation to the epiphytic life style.
Project description:Herbaspirillum seropedicae is a Betaproteobacterium capable of colonizing epiphytically and endophytically commercial grasses, promoting plant growth. In this study, we utilized RNA-seq to compare the transcriptional profiles of planktonic and maize root-attached H. seropedicae SmR1.
Project description:To determine the direct promoter targets of Fnr proteins, we correlated transcriptional changes observed in single fnr1 and fnr3 mutants (E-MTAB-5741) with ChIP-Seq analysis, taking advantage of C-terminally 3xFlag fnr alleles engineered into the H. seropedicae genome. ChIP-seq data were obtained from cultures grown under limited oxygen availability. Using this approach, DNA-binding targets for the H. seropedicae Fnr1 and Fnr3 proteins were unambiguously revealed and correlated with transcript profiles to determine the specific regulons of each protein.
Project description:In this study, we have investigated the physiological consequences of PHB (poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)) synthesis in H. seropedicae by characterising the trancriptional changes in a mutant strain lacking phaC1 gene which codes for the PHA synthase enzyme essential for the last step in the synthesis of PHB. To do this experiment both wild type (SmR1) and phaC1 mutant were cultured on Nfb-Malate-HP media suplemented with 20 mM of ammonium chloride under 30 Celsius degrees and 120 rpm shaking rate until the late log-phase (O.D600 = 1.0), when the peak of PHB production is observed. The cultures obtained as above were harvested for RNA extraction and transcriptome analysis.