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Modular design of the Enterococcus hirae muramidase-2 and Streptococcus faecalis autolysin.
The mature forms of the extracellular muramidase-2 of Enterococcus hirae and Streptococcus faecalis autolysin have very similar primary structures. Each consists of an active-site-containingExpand
Utilization of pyrimidines and pyrimidine analogues by fluorescent pseudomonads.
The fluorescent pseudomonads Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Pseudomonas aureofaciens and Pseudomonas putida were examined for their ability to utilize pyrimidines and pyrimidine analogues. Both P.Expand
Pyrimidine biosynthetic pathway of Pseudomonas fluorescens.
  • C. Chu, T. West
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of general microbiology
  • 1 May 1990
Pyrimidine biosynthesis in Pseudomonas fluorescens strain A126 was investigated. In this study, de novo pyrimidine biosynthetic pathway mutant strains were isolated using both conventionalExpand
Peptidoglycan (Murein) Hydrolases: Unusual Enzymes for Unusual Substrates
A broad variety of both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria have been shown to have the ability to dissolve themselves (autolyze), particularly under “adverse” conditions (see Ghuysen andExpand
Cloning and sequence analysis of the muramidase-2 gene from Enterococcus hirae.
Extracellular muramidase-2 of Enterococcus hirae ATCC 9790 was purified to homogeneity by substrate binding, guanidine-HCl extraction, and reversed-phase chromatography. A monoclonal antibody, 2F8,Expand
Pyrimidine ribonucleoside catabolism in Pseudomonas fluorescens biotype A
  • C. Chu, T. West
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
  • 1 May 1990
The pyrimidine ribonucleosides uridine or cytidine were shown to serve as a source of nitrogen or carbon for the growth of Pseudomonas fluorescens strain A126. After incubation of either pyrimidineExpand
Pyrimidine base and nucleoside metabolism in Pseudomonas cepacia
Pyrimidine base and nucleoside metabolismin Pseudomonas cepacia was investigated. It was found that this pseudominad utilized uracila, cytosine or cytidine as a sole nitrogen source while prymidineExpand
Regulation of pyrimidine biosynthesis in Pseudomonas cepacia
  • T. West, C. Chu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Archives of Microbiology
  • 1 September 1990
Pyrimidine biosynthesis was investigated in Pseudomonas cepacia ATCC 17759. The presence of the de novo pyrimidine biosynthetic pathway enzyme activities was confirmed in this strain. FollowingExpand