N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase

Known as: N Acetylmuramoyl L alanine Amidase, LE Enzyme, Amidase, N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine 
An autolytic enzyme bound to the surface of bacterial cell walls. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of the link between N-acetylmuramoyl residues and L… (More)
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2009
2009
The nucleotide sequence of atlL, a gene encoding a putative Staphylococcus lugdunensis peptidoglycan hydrolase, was determined… (More)
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2009
2009
In the eubacterial cell, the peptidoglycan is perpetually hydrolyzed throughout the cell cycle by different enzymes such as lytic… (More)
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2007
2007
The bacterial cell wall heteropolymer peptidoglycan is not a static structure as it is constantly being made and recycled… (More)
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2007
2007
Vibrio anguillarum is the causative agent of the fish disease vibriosis and is the most intensely studied species of Vibrio. In… (More)
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2006
2006
The skl gene from Streptococcus mitis SK137 encodes a peptidoglycan hydrolase (Skl) that has been purified and biochemically… (More)
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2006
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2006
The Drosophila host defense against gram-negative bacteria is mediated by the Imd pathway upon sensing of peptidoglycan by the… (More)
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2005
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2005
We purified a peptidoglycan hydrolase involved in cell separation from a Staphylococcus aureus atl null mutant and identified its… (More)
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2003
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2003
Peptidoglycan recognition proteins (PGRPs) are pattern recognition molecules coded by up to 13 genes in insects and 4 genes in… (More)
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1994
1994
Prophage induction in Bacillus subtilis strains 168, S31 and W23 is accompanied by synthesis of two endolysins. The synthesis of… (More)
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1987
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1987
Pep 5 and nisin are cationic peptide antibiotics which in addition to their membrane-disruptive action induce autolysis in… (More)
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