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Comparative analysis of the complete genome sequence of the plant growth–promoting bacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 is a Gram-positive, plant-associated bacterium, which stimulates plant growth and produces secondary metabolites that suppress soil-borne plant pathogens. ItsExpand
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Structural and functional characterization of gene clusters directing nonribosomal synthesis of bioactive cyclic lipopeptides in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain FZB42.
The environmental strain Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 promotes plant growth and suppresses plant pathogenic organisms present in the rhizosphere. We sampled sequenced the genome of FZB42 andExpand
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Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry of Lipopeptide Biosurfactants in Whole Cells and Culture Filtrates of Bacillus subtilis C-1 Isolated from Petroleum Sludge
ABSTRACT An innovative method was developed for rapid sensitive detection and efficient structural characterization of lipopeptide biosurfactants by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-timeExpand
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Genome analysis of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 reveals its potential for biocontrol of plant pathogens.
The genome of plant-associated Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 harbors an array of giant gene clusters involved in synthesis of lipopeptides and polyketides with antifungal, antibacterial andExpand
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The mycosubtilin synthetase of Bacillus subtilis ATCC6633: a multifunctional hybrid between a peptide synthetase, an amino transferase, and a fatty acid synthase.
Bacillus subtilis strain ATCC6633 has been identified as a producer of mycosubtilin, a potent antifungal peptide antibiotic. Mycosubtilin, which belongs to the iturin family of lipopeptideExpand
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Structural and functional characterization of three polyketide synthase gene clusters in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB 42.
Although bacterial polyketides are of considerable biomedical interest, the molecular biology of polyketide biosynthesis in Bacillus spp., one of the richest bacterial sources of bioactive naturalExpand
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Separation and Characterization of Surfactin Isoforms Produced byBacillus subtilisOKB 105
Abstract Natural surfactin is a mixture of cyclic lipopeptides built from variants of a heptapeptide and a β-hydroxy fatty acid with chain lengths of 13–15 carbon atoms. The lipopeptide biosurfactantExpand
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Efficient colonization of plant roots by the plant growth promoting bacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42, engineered to express green fluorescent protein.
A single copy of the gfp gene linked with the P(spac) promoter and flanked by the terminal FZB42 amyE sequences was stably integrated into the chromosome of plant growth promoting bacterium BacillusExpand
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Mechanism of inactivation of enveloped viruses by the biosurfactant surfactin from Bacillus subtilis.
The antiviral activity of surfactin, a cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic and biosurfactant produced by Bacillus subtilis, was determined for a broad spectrum of different viruses, Semliki Forest virusExpand
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Antimycoplasma properties and application in cell culture of surfactin, a lipopeptide antibiotic from Bacillus subtilis.
Surfactin, a cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic and biosurfactant produced by Bacillus subtilis, is well-known for its interactions with artificial and biomembrane systems (e.g., bacterial protoplasts orExpand
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