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Subtilases: the superfamily of subtilisin-like serine proteases.
  • R. Siezen, J. Leunissen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Protein science : a publication of the Protein…
  • 31 December 2008
Subtilases are members of the clan (or superfamily) of subtilisin-like serine proteases. Over 200 subtilases are presently known, more than 170 of which with their complete amino acid sequence. InExpand
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Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
The 3,308,274-bp sequence of the chromosome of Lactobacillus plantarum strain WCFS1, a single colony isolate of strain NCIMB8826 that was originally isolated from human saliva, has been determined,Expand
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Characterization of the nisin gene cluster nisABTCIPR of Lactococcus lactis. Requirement of expression of the nisA and nisI genes for development of immunity.
The nisin gene cluster nisABTCIPR of Lactococcus lactis, located on a 10-kbp DNA fragment of the nisin-sucrose transposon Tn5276, was characterized. This fragment was previously shown to directExpand
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The ESAT-6 gene cluster of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other high G+C Gram-positive bacteria
BackgroundThe genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv has five copies of a cluster of genes known as the ESAT-6 loci. These clusters contain members of the CFP-10 (lhp) and ESAT-6 (esat-6) geneExpand
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LocateP: Genome-scale subcellular-location predictor for bacterial proteins
BackgroundIn the past decades, various protein subcellular-location (SCL) predictors have been developed. Most of these predictors, like TMHMM 2.0, SignalP 3.0, PrediSi and Phobius, aim at theExpand
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The proteolytic system of lactic acid bacteria revisited: a genomic comparison
BackgroundLactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a group of gram-positive, lactic acid producing Firmicutes. They have been extensively used in food fermentations, including the production of various dairyExpand
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The extracellular biology of the lactobacilli
Lactobacilli belong to the lactic acid bacteria, which play a key role in industrial and artisan food raw-material fermentation, including a large variety of fermented dairy products. Next to theirExpand
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Exploring Lactobacillus plantarum genome diversity by using microarrays.
Lactobacillus plantarum is a versatile and flexible species that is encountered in a variety of niches and can utilize a broad range of fermentable carbon sources. To assess if this versatility isExpand
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In Silico Reconstruction of the Metabolic Pathways of Lactobacillus plantarum: Comparing Predictions of Nutrient Requirements with Those from Growth Experiments
ABSTRACT On the basis of the annotated genome we reconstructed the metabolic pathways of the lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1. After automatic reconstruction by the Pathologic toolExpand
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