Antibiotics pp 263-279 | Cite as

Expression Profiling of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Obtained by Laboratory Evolution

  • Shingo Suzuki
  • Takaaki Horinouchi
  • Chikara Furusawa
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1520)


To elucidate the mechanisms of antibiotic resistance, integrating phenotypic and genotypic features in resistant strains is important. Here, we describe the expression profiling of antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli strains obtained by laboratory evolution, and a method for extracting a small number of genes whose expression changes can contribute to the acquisition of resistance.

Key words

Antibiotic resistance Laboratory evolution Transcriptome analysis Escherichia coli 



This work was supported in part by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) [15H05746], a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) [26290071,15H04733], and a Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research [26650138] from JSPS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shingo Suzuki
    • 1
  • Takaaki Horinouchi
    • 1
  • Chikara Furusawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Quantitative Biology CenterSuita, OsakaJapan

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