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Factors affecting the establishment of the gut microbiota in animals living in marine environments remain largely unknown. In terrestrial animals, however, it is well established that the juvenile ...

Authors: Yang Jin, Inga Leena Angell, Sandve Simen, Lars Snipen, Y Olsen, Knut Rudi

Date Published: 24th Jan 2019

Journal: Aquacult. Environ. Interact.

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Archaea are characterised by a complex metabolism with many unique enzymes that differ from their bacterial and eukaryotic counterparts. The thermoacidophilic archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus is known ...

Authors: Jacqueline Wolf, Helge Stark, K. Fafenrot, Andreas Albersmeier, Trong Khoa Pham, K. B. Muller, B. Meyer, L. Hoffmann, L. Shen, Stefan Albaum, Theresa Kouril, K. Schmidt-Hohagen, M. Neumann-Schaal, C. Brasen, J. Kalinowski, Phil Wright, Sonja-Verena Albers, Dietmar Schomburg, Bettina Siebers

Date Published: 10th Sep 2016

Journal: Mol Microbiol


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Authors: Anna-Karin Gustavsson, Dawie Van Niekerk, Caroline B. Adiels, Bob Kooi, Mattias Goksör, Jacky Snoep

Date Published: 1st Jun 2014

Journal: FEBS J

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In the presence of oxygen (O2) the model bacterium Escherichia coli is able to conserve energy by aerobic respiration. Two major terminal oxidases are involved in this process - Cyo has a relatively ...

Authors: Hao Bai, Matthew Rolfe, Wenjing Jia, S. Coakley, Robert Poole, Jeff Green, Michael Holcombe

Date Published: 24th Apr 2014

Journal: PLoS Comput Biol

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The efficient redesign of bacteria for biotechnological purposes, such as biofuel production, waste disposal or specific biocatalytic functions, requires a quantitative systems-level understanding of ...

Authors: None

Date Published: 27th Mar 2014

Journal: Front Microbiol

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The respiratory chain of E. coli is branched to allow the cells' flexibility to deal with changing environmental conditions. It consists of the NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductases NADH dehydrogenase I ...

Authors: None

Date Published: 27th Jan 2014

Journal: PLoS One

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We present an experimental and computational pipeline for the generation of kinetic models of metabolism, and demonstrate its application to glycolysis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Starting from an ...

Authors: K. Smallbone, H. L. Messiha, K. M. Carroll, C. L. Winder, N. Malys, W. B. Dunn, E. Murabito, N. Swainston, J. O. Dada, F. Khan, P. Pir, E. Simeonidis, I. Spasic, J. Wishart, D. Weichart, N. W. Hayes, D. Jameson, D. S. Broomhead, S. G. Oliver, S. J. Gaskell, J. E. McCarthy, N. W. Paton, H. V. Westerhoff, D. B. Kell, P. Mendes

Date Published: 9th Jul 2013

Journal: FEBS Lett

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In response to changing extracellular pH levels, phosphate-limited continuous cultures of Clostridium acetobutylicum reversibly switches its metabolism from the dominant formation of acids to the ...

Authors: None

Date Published: 3rd May 2013

Journal: Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol.

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To gain more insight into the butanol stress response of Clostridium acetobutylicum the transcriptional response of a steady state acidogenic culture to different levels of n-butanol (0.25-1%) was ...

Authors: Katrin Schwarz, Wouter Kuit, Christina Grimmler, Armin Ehrenreich, Servé Kengen

Date Published: 1st Mar 2012

Journal: Journal of Biotechnology

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Common laboratory strains of Bacillus subtilis encode two glutamate dehydrogenases: the enzymatically active protein RocG and the cryptic enzyme GudB that is inactive due to a duplication of three amino ...

Authors: Katrin Gunka, Stefan Tholen, Jan Gerwig, Christina Herzberg, Joerg Stuelke, Fabian M Commichau

Date Published: 16th Dec 2011

Journal: J. Bacteriol.

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One of the main pathways for the detoxification of reactive metabolites in the liver involves glutathione conjugation. Metabolic profiling studies have shown paradoxical responses in glutathione-related ...

Authors: Suzanne Geenen, Franco Du Preez, Michael Reed, H Frederik Nijhout, J Gerry Kenna, Ian D Wilson, Hans Westerhoff, Jacky Snoep

Date Published: 24th Aug 2011

Journal: Eur J Pharm Sci

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Bacterial promoters are recognized by RNA polymerase (RNAP) σ subunit, which specifically interacts with the -10 and -35 promoter elements. Here, we provide evidence that the β' zipper, an ...

Authors: Yulia Yuzenkova, Vasisht R Tadigotla, Konstantin Severinov, Nikolay Zenkin

Date Published: 26th Jul 2011

Journal: EMBO J.

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As a versatile pathogen Staphylococcus aureus can cause various disease patterns, which are influenced by strain specific virulence factor repertoires but also by S. aureus physiological adaptation ...

Authors: Manuel Liebeke, Kirsten Dörries, Daniela Zühlke, Jörg Bernhardt, Stephan Fuchs, Jan Pané-Farré, Susanne Engelmann, Uwe Voelker, Rüdiger Bode, Thomas Dandekar, Ulrike Lindequist, Michael Hecker, Michael Lalk

Date Published: 1st Apr 2011

Journal: Mol Biosyst

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Streptomyces coelicolor, the model species of the genus Streptomyces, presents a complex life cycle of successive morphological and biochemical changes involving the formation of substrate and aerial ...

Authors: F. Battke, A. Herbig, A. Wentzel, O. M. Jakobsen, M. Bonin, D. A. Hodgson, W. Wohlleben, T. E. Ellingsen, K. Nieselt

Date Published: 25th Mar 2011

Journal: Adv Exp Med Biol

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To maintain optimal intracellular concentrations of alkali-metal-cations, yeast cells use a series of influx and efflux systems. Nonconventional yeast species have at least three different types of ...

Authors: None

Date Published: 1st Feb 2011

Journal: FEMS Microbiol. Lett.

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Fluorescence microscopy is an imaging technique that provides insights into signal transduction pathways through the generation of quantitative data, such as the spatiotemporal distribution of GFP-tagged ...

Authors: Simone Frey, Kristin Sott, Maria Smedh, Thomas Millat, Peter Dahl, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Mattias Goksör

Date Published: 2011

Journal: Mol. BioSyst.

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Background: Clostridium acetobutylicum is an anaerobic bacterium which is known for its solvent-producing capabilities, namely regarding the bulk chemicals acetone and butanol, the latter being a highly ...

Authors: None

Date Published: 2011

Journal: BMC Syst Biol

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The complex changes in the life cycle of Clostridium acetobutylicum, a promising biofuel producer, are not well understood. During exponential growth, sugars are fermented to acetate and butyrate, and ...

Authors: Holger Janssen, Christina Döring, Armin Ehrenreich, Birgit Voigt, Michael Hecker, Hubert Bahl, Ralf-Jörg Fischer

Date Published: 1st Aug 2010

Journal: Appl Microbiol Biotechnol

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The maintenance of appropriate intracellular concentrations of alkali metal cations, principally K(+) and Na(+), is of utmost importance for living cells, since they determine cell volume, intracellular ...

Authors: None

Date Published: 4th Mar 2010

Journal: Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev.

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Two-component systems (TCSs) are widely employed by bacteria to sense specific external signals and conduct an appropriate response via a phosphorylation cascade within the cell. The TCS of the agr ...

Authors: Sara Jabbari, John King, Paul Williams

Date Published: 30th Nov 2009

Journal: Math Biosci

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SUMMARY: Systems Biology Markup Language (SBML) is the leading exchange format for mathematical models in Systems Biology. Semantic annotations link model elements with external knowledge via unique ...

Authors: Falko Krause, Jannis Uhlendorf, Timo Lubitz, Marvin Schulz, Edda Klipp, Wolfram Liebermeister

Date Published: 17th Nov 2009

Journal: Bioinformatics

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Coordination of DNA replication with cellular development is a crucial problem in most living organisms. Bacillus subtilis cells switch from vegetative growth to sporulation when starved. Sporulation ...

Authors: Jan-Willem Veening, Heath Murray, Jeff Errington

Date Published: 18th Aug 2009

Journal: Genes Dev.

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Bacillus subtilis is a well-established cellular factory for proteins and fine chemicals. In particular, the direct secretion of proteinaceous products into the growth medium greatly facilitates their ...

Authors: Thijs R H M Kouwen, Jan Maarten Van Dijl

Date Published: 11th Jun 2009

Journal: Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol.

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Bacillus subtilis is the model organism for Gram-positive bacteria, with a large amount of publications on all aspects of its biology. To facilitate genome annotation and the collection of comprehensive ...

Authors: Lope A. Florez, Sebastian F Roppel, Arne G Schmeisky, Christoph R Lammers, Joerg Stuelke

Date Published: 26th May 2009

Journal: Not specified

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Analysis of metabolome samples by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry requires a comprehensive derivatization method to afford quantitative and qualitative information of a complex biological sample. ...

Authors: Manuel Liebeke, Ariane Wunder, Michael Lalk

Date Published: 4th Feb 2009

Journal: Anal. Biochem.

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Metabolic models have the potential to impact on genome annotation and on the interpretation of gene expression and other high throughput genome data. The genome of Streptomyces coelicolor genome has ...

Authors: Mansoor Saqi, Richard J B Dobson, Preben Kraben, David Hodgson, David Wild

Date Published: 13th Nov 2008

Journal: J Integr Bioinform

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Calmodulin plays a vital role in mediating bidirectional synaptic plasticity by activating either calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII) or protein phosphatase 2B (PP2B) at different ...

Authors: Melanie Stefan, S. J. Edelstein, N. Le Novere

Date Published: 31st Jul 2008

Journal: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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Many microorganisms, including bacteria of the class Streptomycetes, produce various secondary metabolites including antibiotics to gain a competitive advantage in their natural habitat. The production ...

Authors: Sarika Mehra, Salim Charaniya, Eriko Takano, Wei-Shou Hu

Date Published: 2nd May 2008

Journal: PLoS ONE


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Authors: William Gaze, Colette O'Neill, Elizabeth Wellington, Peter Hawkey

Date Published: 9th Apr 2008

Journal: Adv. Appl. Microbiol.

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Photoperiodism allows organisms to measure daylength, or external photoperiod, and to anticipate coming seasons. Daylength measurement requires the integration of light signal and temporal information ...

Authors: N. Nakamichi, M. Kita, K. Niinuma, S. Ito, T. Yamashino, T. Mizoguchi, T. Mizuno

Date Published: 17th May 2007

Journal: Plant Cell Physiol

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Bile, the central metabolic product of the liver, is transported by the bile canaliculi network. The impairment of bile flow in cholestatic liver diseases has urged a demand for insights into its ...

Authors: K. Meyer, O. Ostrenko, G. Bourantas, H. Morales-Navarrete, N. Porat-Shliom, F. Segovia-Miranda, H. Nonaka, A. Ghaemi, J. M. Verbavatz, Lutz Brusch, I. Sbalzarini, Y. Kalaidzidis, R. Weigert, M. Zerial

Date Published: No date defined

Journal: Cell Syst

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Amino acids (aa) are not only building blocks for proteins, but also signalling molecules, with the mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) acting as a key mediator. However, little is known ...

Authors: P. Dalle Pezze, S. Ruf, A. G. Sonntag, M. Langelaar-Makkinje, P. Hall, A. M. Heberle, Patricia Razquin Navas, K. van Eunen, R. C. Tolle, J. J. Schwarz, H. Wiese, B. Warscheid, J. Deitersen, B. Stork, E. Fassler, S. Schauble, U. Hahn, P. Horvatovich, Daryl Shanley, Kathrin Thedieck

Date Published: No date defined

Journal: Nat Commun

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