chitin catabolic process

Known as: chitin catabolism, beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process, chitin degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D… (More)
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2012
2012
Although Vibrio cholerae is a human pathogen its primary habitat are aquatic environments. In this environment, V.cholerae takes… (More)
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2008
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2008
Vibrionaceae are regarded as important marine chitin degraders, and attachment to chitin regulates important biological functions… (More)
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2006
2006
A chitin-degrading bacterial strain, KN1699, isolated from Yatsu dry beach (Narashino, Chiba Prefecture, Japan), was identified… (More)
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2005
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2005
The Gram-negative soil bacterium Serratia marcescens uses three different family 18 chitinases to degrade chitin, an abundant… (More)
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2005
2005
Alteromonas sp. strain O-7 secretes four chitinases (ChiA, ChiB, ChiC, and ChiD) in the presence of chitin. To elucidate why the… (More)
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2002
2002
To discover the individual roles of the chitinases from Serratia marcescens 2170, chitinases A, B, and C1 (ChiA, ChiB, and ChiC1… (More)
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2000
2000
PCR primers were patterned after chitinase genes in four gamma-proteobacteria in the families Alteromonadaceae and… (More)
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2000
2000
The ability of marine bacteria to adhere to detrital particulate organic matter and rapidly switch on metabolic genes in an… (More)
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1999
1999
A cluster of three closely linked chitinase genes organized in the order chiA, chiB and chiC, with the same transcriptional… (More)
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1992
1992
By screening for the osmotically remediable phenotype, mutations in two genes (orlA and orlB) affecting the cell wall chitin… (More)
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