The pathogen Neisseria meningitidis requires oxygen, but supplements growth by denitrification. Nitrite, nitric oxide and oxygen control respiratory flux at genetic and metabolic levels.
Rock, Jonathan D. 1; Mahnane, M. Reda 1; Anjum, Muna F. 2,+; Shaw, Jonathan G. 3; Read, Robert C. 3; Moir, James W. B. 1,*
58(3):800-809, November 2005.
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