Molecular Analysis of the tagF Gene, Encoding CDP-Glycerol:Poly(glycerophosphate) Glycerophosphotransferase of Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 14990

@article{Fitzgerald2000MolecularAO,
  title={Molecular Analysis of the tagF Gene, Encoding CDP-Glycerol:Poly(glycerophosphate) Glycerophosphotransferase of Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 14990},
  author={Stephen N. Fitzgerald and Timothy J. Foster},
  journal={Journal of Bacteriology},
  year={2000},
  volume={182},
  pages={1046 - 1052}
}
ABSTRACT Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 14990 produces a wall-associated glycerol teichoic acid which is chemically identical to the major wall-associated teichoic acid of Bacillus subtilis 168. The S. epidermidis tagF gene was cloned from genomic DNA and sequenced. When introduced on a plasmid vector into B. subtilis 1A486 carrying the conditionally lethal temperature-sensitive mutation tagF1 (rodC1), it expressed an 85-kDa protein which allowed colonies to grow at the restrictive temperature… 
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