Similarity to peroxisomal-membrane protein family reveals that Sinorhizobium and Brucella BacA affect lipid-A fatty acids.

@article{Ferguson2004SimilarityTP,
  title={Similarity to peroxisomal-membrane protein family reveals that Sinorhizobium and Brucella BacA affect lipid-A fatty acids.},
  author={Gail P. Ferguson and Anup Kr Datta and John Craig Baumgartner and Roy Martin Roop and Russ W Carlson and Graham C Walker},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2004},
  volume={101 14},
  pages={5012-7}
}
Sinorhizobium meliloti, a legume symbiont, and Brucella abortus, a phylogenetically related mammalian pathogen, both require the bacterial-encoded BacA protein to establish chronic intracellular infections in their respective hosts. We found that the bacterial BacA proteins share sequence similarity with a family of eukaryotic peroxisomal-membrane proteins, including the human adrenoleukodystrophy protein, required for the efficient transport of very-long-chain fatty acids out of the cytoplasm… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 extracted citations

BacA is indispensable for successful Mesorhizobium–Astragalus symbiosis

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology • 2009
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.

Techniques for the brucellosis laboratory

Veterinary Research Communications • 2004

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…