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The homogentisate pathway: a central catabolic pathway involved in the degradation of L-phenylalanine, L-tyrosine, and 3-hydroxyphenylacetate in Pseudomonas putida.
Pseudomonas putida metabolizes Phe and Tyr through a peripheral pathway involving hydroxylation of Phe to Tyr (PhhAB), conversion of Tyr into 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate (TyrB), and formation ofExpand
Catabolism of Phenylacetic Acid in Escherichia coli
The paa cluster of Escherichia coli W involved in the aerobic catabolism of phenylacetic acid (PA) has been cloned and sequenced. It was shown to map at min 31.0 of the chromosome at the right end ofExpand
A New Class of Glutamate Dehydrogenases (GDH)
A new class of glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) is reported. The GDH of Streptomyces clavuligerus was purified to homogeneity and characterized. It has a native molecular mass of 1,100 kDa and exists asExpand
The phenylacetyl‐CoA catabolon: a complex catabolic unit with broad biotechnological applications
The term catabolon was introduced to define a complex functional unit integrated by different catabolic pathways, which are, or could be, co‐ordinately regulated, and that catalyses theExpand
Purification and biochemical characterization of phenylacetyl-CoA ligase from Pseudomonas putida. A specific enzyme for the catabolism of phenylacetic acid.
A new enzyme, phenylacetyl-CoA ligase (AMP-forming) (PA-CoA ligase, EC 6.2.1-) involved in the catabolism of phenylacetic acid (PAA) in Pseudomonas putida is described and characterized. PA-CoAExpand
Molecular characterization of the phenylacetic acid catabolic pathway in Pseudomonas putida U: the phenylacetyl-CoA catabolon.
Fourteen different genes included in a DNA fragment of 18 kb are involved in the aerobic degradation of phenylacetic acid by Pseudomonas putida U. This catabolic pathway appears to be organized inExpand
Bioplastics from microorganisms.
The term 'biomaterials' includes chemically unrelated products that are synthesised by microorganisms (or part of them) under different environmental conditions. One important family of biomaterialsExpand
A Major Secreted Elastase Is Essential for Pathogenicity of Aeromonas hydrophila
ABSTRACT Aeromonas hydrophila is an opportunistic pathogen and the leading cause of fatal hemorrhagic septicemia in rainbow trout. A gene encoding an elastolytic activity, ahyB, was cloned fromExpand
Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase-encoding gene as a useful taxonomic tool for Staphylococcus spp.
The gap gene of Staphylococcus aureus, encoding glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase, was used as a target to amplify a 933-bp DNA fragment by PCR with a pair of primers 26 and 25 nucleotides inExpand
Biochemical Evidence That phaZ Gene Encodes a Specific Intracellular Medium Chain Length Polyhydroxyalkanoate Depolymerase in Pseudomonas putida KT2442
Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) can be catabolized by many microorganisms using intra- or extracellular PHA depolymerases. Most of our current knowledge of these intracellular enzyme-coding genes comesExpand