Isolation of mak1 from Actinoplanes missouriensis and evidence that Pep2 from Streptomyces coelicolor is a maltokinase

@article{Jarling2004IsolationOM,
  title={Isolation of mak1 from Actinoplanes missouriensis and evidence that Pep2 from Streptomyces coelicolor is a maltokinase},
  author={Martin Jarling and Thomas Cauvet and Matthias Grundmeier and Katharina Kuhnert and Hermann Pape},
  journal={Journal of Basic Microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={44}
}
The gene mak1FN coding for maltokinase from Actinoplanes missouriensis is located in a cluster similar to glycogen metabolism clusters identified in Streptomyces coelicolor. Sequence comparisons demonstrate that mak1‐related genes coding for homologous proteins are present in many bacterial genomes including taxonomic distantly related groups such as Rhodospirillales or green sulfur bacteria. More than 50% of the aligned sequences are longer than the mak1 gene from A. missouriensis, and the N… Expand
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