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Biochemical and Genetic Analyses of Ferulic Acid Catabolism in Pseudomonas sp. Strain HR199
The function of the ech gene product as an enoyl-CoA hydratase/aldolase suggests that ferulic acid degradation in Pseudomonas sp. Expand
Biotransformation of eugenol to vanillin by a mutant of Pseudomonas sp. strain HR199 constructed by disruption of the vanillin dehydrogenase (vdh) gene
Characterization of the purified VDH-II revealed the identity of this enzyme with the recently characterized coniferyl-aldehyde dehydrogenase, which is inactivated by the insertion of omega elements into the vdh gene, which was characterized recently. Expand
Functional analyses of genes involved in the metabolism of ferulic acid in Pseudomonas putida KT2440
The essential involvement of fcs, ech and vdh in the catabolism of ferulic acid in P. putida KT2440 was proven by separately inactivating each gene by insertion of Ω-elements and the potential application of the mutant strains in biotechnological vanillin production process is discussed. Expand
Expression of the psl Operon in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 Biofilms: PslA Performs an Essential Function in Biofilm Formation
Estimation of the regulation of the psl gene cluster and the function of the first gene in this cluster, the pSlA gene, suggest that constitutive expression of the Psl operon enables efficient attachment to surfaces and that regulated localized psl operons expression is required for biofilm differentiation. Expand
Identification of large linear plasmids in Arthrobacter spp. encoding the degradation of quinaldine to anthranilate.
Arthrobacter nitroguajacolicus Rü61a, which utilizes quinaldine as sole source of carbon and energy, was shown to contain a conjugative linear plasmid of approximately 110 kb, named pAL1. It exhibitsExpand
Highly Efficient Biotransformation of Eugenol to Ferulic Acid and Further Conversion to Vanillin in Recombinant Strains of Escherichia coli
ABSTRACT The vaoA gene from Penicillium simplicissimum CBS 170.90, encoding vanillyl alcohol oxidase, which also catalyzes the conversion of eugenol to coniferyl alcohol, was expressed in EscherichiaExpand
Potential of Rhodococcus strains for biotechnological vanillin production from ferulic acid and eugenol
Investigation of two Rhodococcus strains for biotechnological vanillin production from ferulic acid and eugenol suggested that genetically engineered strains of I24 and PD630 are suitable candidates for vanillinProduction from Eugenol. Expand
Harnessing eugenol as a substrate for production of aromatic compounds with recombinant strains of Amycolatopsis sp. HR167.
To harness eugenol as cheap substrate for the biotechnological production of aromatic compounds, the vanillyl alcohol oxidase gene (vaoA) from Penicillium simplicissimum CBS 170.90 was cloned in anExpand
An orphan sensor kinase controls quinolone signal production via MexT in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
It is shown that AQ production is modulated by an orphan P. aeruginosa sensor kinase, which may indicate that there is a pre‐emptive role of adaptation mechanisms that are turned on under distinct environmental conditions and that are important for efficient colonization and pathogenesis. Expand
Identification and molecular characterization of the eugenol hydroxylase genes (ehyA/ehyB) of Pseudomonas sp. strain HR199
Transfer of a DNA fragment comprising ehyA and ehyB to various strains of Pseudomonas species that were unable to utilize eugenol as a carbon source conferred to these bacteria the ability to grow on this substrate. Expand