Micro 302 Spring 08 Paper Discussion #4 RovA is a global regulator of Y. pestis Due March 12 th at 10AM Name:______________________ Directions: Please read “RovA, a global regulator of Yersinia pestis, specifically required for bubonic plague” (Cathelyn, J. et al. PNAS 130:36 pg 13514-13519) Type your responses to each of the following questions in the space below each question. Please use 1-3 complete sentences to specifically answer each question. Each of your responses must be in your own words and not quoted verbatim from the paper. Feel free to discuss the paper with others as you complete the assignment, however, your responses should be in your own words and unique to you . The complete assignment shouldn’t be more than 2 pages long. A note to make reading this easier – • Focus on the figures referenced on the worksheet. • By convention RovA = protein rovA = the gene that encodes the protein. (Same goes for all bacterial genes and proteins) From the Introduction 1) What disease is caused by
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