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N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidase activity

Known as: N-acetylmuramylalanine amidase activity, N-acetylmuramyl-L-alanine amidase activity, acetylmuramyl-alanine amidase activity 
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of the link between N-acetylmuramoyl residues and L-amino acid residues in certain bacterial cell-wall glycopeptides. [EC… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
ABSTRACT Staphylococcus aureus is a proficient biofilm former on host tissues and medical implants. We mutagenized S. aureus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The Staphylococcus aureus cid and lrg operons encode a novel regulatory system that affects murein hydrolase activity, stationary… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
N-acetylmuramoyl-l-alanine amidase (NAMLAA) hydrolyzes bacterial peptidoglycan and is present in human serum. A peptidoglycan… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Bacterial cytokinesis is driven by the septal ring apparatus, the assembly of which in Escherichia coli is directed to mid‐cell… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Recent studies have shown that expression of the Staphylococcus aureus lrgAB operon inhibits murein hydrolase activity and… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
Cleavage of peptidoglycan plays an important role in bacterial cell division, cell growth and cell lysis. Here, we reveal that… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In trying to identify genetic loci involved in the regulation of cap5 genes in Staphylococcus aureus, we isolated a transposon… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Previous studies in our laboratory have shown that the Staphylococcus aureus LytSR two-component regulatory system affects murein… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Previously in our laboratory, a PCR-based strategy was used to isolate potential sensor gene fragments from the Staphyloccus… Expand
Review
1992
Review
1992
  • R. Young
  • Microbiological reviews
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 29149629
Bacteriophage lysis involves at least two fundamentally different strategies. Most phages elaborate at least two proteins, one of… Expand