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Metabolism of 2,2′- and 3,3′-Dihydroxybiphenyl by the Biphenyl Catabolic Pathway of Comamonas testosteroni B-356
ABSTRACT The purpose of this investigation was to examine the capacity of the biphenyl catabolic enzymes of Comamonas testosteroni B-356 to metabolize dihydroxybiphenyls symmetrically substituted onExpand
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Antimycobacterial activity of Exocarpos latifolius is due to exocarpic acid.
Lipophilic fractions of stem extracts from Exocarpos latifolius, native to Papua New Guinea, showed significant activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Ra. Bioactivity-guided fractionationExpand
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Exocarpic acid inhibits mycolic acid biosynthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Exocarpic acid (13 E-octadecene-9,11-diynoic acid) from Exocarpos latifolius R.Br. (Santalaceae) was previously shown to have specific antimycobacterial activity. Microarray data suggested inhibitionExpand
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Metabolism of Doubly para-Substituted Hydroxychlorobiphenyls by Bacterial Biphenyl Dioxygenases
ABSTRACT In this work, we examined the profile of metabolites produced from the doubly para-substituted biphenyl analogs 4,4′-dihydroxybiphenyl, 4-hydroxy-4′-chlorobiphenyl,Expand
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Genetic characterization of Wolbachia from Great Salt Lake brine flies
Wolbachia are intracellular prokaryotic endosymbionts associated with a wide distribution of arthropod and nematode hosts. Their association ranges from parasitism to mutualism, and there is growingExpand
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