TABLE 2.

Functional complexity of PTS

PTS function
Chemoreception
Transport
Sugar phosphorylation
Protein phosphorylation
Regulation of non-PTS sugar transport and metabolism
Regulation of carbon metabolism
Regulation of carbon storage
Regulation of fermentation versus respiration
Regulation of cellular motility
Coordination of nitrogen and carbon metabolism
Regulation of non-carbon-compound transport
Regulation of gene expression
Regulation of pathogenesis
Regulation of cell physiology
Regulation of cell division