chitin biosynthetic process

Known as: chitin formation, chitin anabolism, chitin biosynthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Trehalase, an enzyme that hydrolyzes trehalose to yield two glucose molecules, plays a pivotal role in various… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND 20-hydroxyecdysone (20E) and its receptor complex ecdysone receptor (EcR) and ultraspiracle (USP) play a crucial role… (More)
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2009
2009
Chitin is an essential constituent of the insect exoskeleton, the cuticle, which is an extracellular matrix (ECM) covering the… (More)
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2004
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2004
In S. cerevisiae the β-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine polymer, chitin, is synthesized by a family of 3 specialized but… (More)
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2004
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2004
Large-scale screening of genetic and chemical-genetic interactions was used to examine the assembly and regulation of beta-1,3… (More)
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2003
2003
The molecular directionality of chitin biosynthesis was investigated by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) using electron… (More)
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1997
1997
We have cloned CHS4, a gene that complements the resistance to Calcofluor of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae cal2 mutant. We show… (More)
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1997
1997
The CHS5 locus of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is important for wild-type levels of chitin synthase III activity. chs5 cells have… (More)
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1996
1996
Two chitin synthase genes, chsD and chsE, were identified from the filamentous ascomycete Aspergillus nidulans. In a region that… (More)
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1992
1992
In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, chitin forms the primary division septum and the bud scar in the walls of vegetative cells. Three… (More)
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