Taxonomic Investigations on Expressed and Cryptic Phospho-β-glucosidases in Enterobacteriaceae

@article{Schaefler1969TaxonomicIO,
  title={Taxonomic Investigations on Expressed and Cryptic Phospho-$\beta$-glucosidases in Enterobacteriaceae},
  author={S. Schaefler and A. Malamy},
  journal={Journal of Bacteriology},
  year={1969},
  volume={99},
  pages={422 - 433}
}
In the Enterobacteriaceae, β-glucosides are catabolized by a complex system formed of three permeases, with partly overlapping substrate specificities, and two hydrolytic enzymes, phospho-β-glucosidase A and B, which hydrolyze only phosphorylated β-glucosides. Some Enterobacteriaceae such as Klebsiella-Aerobacter (Enterobacter) possess the complete system; others possess only parts of it or may have a cryptic phospho-β-glucosidase activity without permease activity. A screening test applied to… 
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