Roseovarius sp. strain 217: aerobic taurine dissimilation via acetate kinase and acetate-CoA ligase.

Abstract:

:The genome sequence of Roseovarius sp. strain 217 indicated that many pathway enzymes found in other organisms for the degradation of taurine are represented, but that a novel, apparently energy-dependent pathway is involved in the conversion of acetyl phosphate to acetyl CoA. Thus, an ABC transporter for taurine could be postulated, while inducible taurine: pyruvate aminotransferase, alanine dehydrogenase, sulfoacetaldehyde acetyltransferase and sulfite dehydrogenase could be assayed. Whereas phosphate acetyltransferase has been found in other organisms, none was indicated in the genome sequence and no activity was found in cell-free extracts. Instead, acetate kinase was active as was acetate-CoA ligase.

journal_name

FEMS Microbiol Lett

authors

Baldock MI,Denger K,Smits TH,Cook AM

doi

10.1111/j.1574-6968.2007.00719.x

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2007-06-01 00:00:00

pages

202-6

issue

2

eissn

0378-1097

issn

1574-6968

pii

FML719

journal_volume

271

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