peptidoglycan biosynthetic process

Known as: peptidoglycan synthesis, peptidoglycan formation, murein biosynthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of peptidoglycans, any of a class of glycoconjugates found in bacterial cell walls… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
The peptidoglycan biosynthetic pathway is a critical process in the bacterial cell and is exploited as a target for the design of… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Most genomes of bacteria contain toxin-antitoxin (TA) systems. These gene systems encode a toxic protein and its cognate… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Growth of the mesh-like peptidoglycan (PG) sacculus located between the bacterial inner and outer membranes (OM) is tightly… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cell shape is critical for growth, and some genes are involved in bacterial cell morphogenesis. Here, we report a novel gene… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Cell shape in most eubacteria is maintained by a tough external peptidoglycan cell wall. Recently, cell shape determining… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Unlike numerous pore-forming amphiphilic peptide antibiotics, the lantibiotic nisin is active in nanomolar concentrations, which… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The penicillin binding proteins (PBPs) synthesize and remodel peptidoglycan, the structural component of the bacterial cell wall… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The lantibiotic mersacidin exerts its bactericidal action by inhibition of peptidoglycan biosynthesis. It interferes with the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The lantibiotic mersacidin has been previously reported to interfere with bacterial peptidoglycan biosynthesis, [Brötz, H… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The Escherichia coli gene murZ was recently shown to encode UDP-N-acetylglucosamine enolpyruvyl transferase, which catalyzes the… (More)
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