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Bacillus foraminis sp. nov., isolated from a non-saline alkaline groundwater.
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On the basis of the phylogenetic analyses and the distinct phenotypic characteristics, strain CV53T represents a novel species within the genus Bacillus, for which the name Bacillus foraminis sp. Expand
Microcella putealis gen. nov., sp. nov., a gram-positive alkaliphilic bacterium isolated from a nonsaline alkaline groundwater.
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Based on the phylogenetic analyses and distinct phenotypic characteristics, it is of the opinion that strains CV-2T, CV-40 and AC-30, represent a new species of a novel genus within the family Microbacteriaceae for which the name Microcella putealis is proposed. Expand
Chimaereicella alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-negative alkaliphilic bacterium isolated from a nonsaline alkaline groundwater.
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The phylogenetic analyses of the sequences of the 16s RNA genes indicated that strain AC-74(T) belongs to the family "Flexibacteriaceae" and is phylogenetically equidistant from the majority of the species of the genus Algoriphagus and from the genus Hongiella. Expand
The molecular biology of mycobacterial trehalose in the quest for advanced tuberculosis therapies.
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This review deals with the latest findings on mycobacterial trehalose biosynthesis, catabolism, processing and recycling, as well with the ongoing quest for novel tre Halose-related mechanisms to be targeted by novel TB therapeutics. Expand
Phenylobacterium falsum sp. nov., an Alphaproteobacterium isolated from a nonsaline alkaline groundwater, and emended description of the genus Phenylobacterium.
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Based on the phylogenetic analyses and distinct phenotypic characteristics, it is of the opinion that strain AC-49T, represents a novel species of the genus Phenylobacterium for which the name PhenylOBacterium falsum sp. Expand
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv2419c, the missing glucosyl-3-phosphoglycerate phosphatase for the second step in methylglucose lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis
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The assignment of a new function in M. tuberculosis genome expands the understanding of this organism's genetic repertoire and of the early events in MGLP biosynthesis. Expand
Structure of mycobacterial maltokinase, the missing link in the essential GlgE-pathway
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The structural characterization of the fourth enzyme of the pathway, mycobacterial maltokinase (Mak), is described, uncovering a eukaryotic-like kinase (ELK) fold, similar to methylthioribose kinases and aminoglycoside phosphotransferases, which has a novel N-terminal domain topologically resembling the cystatin family of protease inhibitors. Expand
Biochemical characterization of the maltokinase from Mycobacterium bovis BCG
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The unknown role of maltokinases in mycobacterial metabolism and the lack of biochemical data led us to express the mak gene from M. bovis BCG for biochemical characterization, which is the first myc Cobacterial Mak to be characterized. Expand
Identification of the mycobacterial glucosyl-3-phosphoglycerate synthase.
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It is shown that these genes encode retaining family 81 glycosyltransferases regardless of the low amino acid identity with other known enzymes of this family. Expand
Organic solutes in Rubrobacter xylanophilus: the first example of di-myo-inositol-phosphate in a thermophile
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This is the first report of MG and DIP in an actinobacterium and includes the identification of the new solute di-N-acetyl-glucosamine phosphate, which was always present and increased with the growth temperature. Expand
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