Transport of diamines by Enterococcus faecalis is mediated by an agmatine-putrescine antiporter.

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Driessen, Arnold J.M.; Smid, Eddy J.; Konings, Wilhelmus;

Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 11700 is able to use arginine and the diamine agmatine as a sole energy source. Via the highly homologous deiminase pathways, arginine and agmatine are converted into CO2, NH3, and the end products ornithine and putrescine, respectively. In th... View more
  • References (23)
    23 references, page 1 of 3

    1. Crow, V. L., and T. D. Thomas. 1982. Arginine metabolism in lactic streptococci. J. Bacteriol. 150:1024-1032.

    2. Cunin, R., R. Glanadorff, A. Pirard, and V. Stalon. 1986. Biosynthesis and metabolism of arginine in bacteria. Microbiol. Rev. 50:314-352.

    3. Deibel, R. H. 1964. Utilization of arginine as an energy source for the growth of Streptococcus faecalis. J. Bacteriol. 87:989- 992.

    4. Dreseen, A. J. M., B. Poolman, R. Kiewiet, and W. N. Konings. 1987. Arginine transport in Streptococcus lactis is catalyzed by a cationic exchanger. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 84:6093-6097.

    5. Holtje, J. V. 1978. Streptomycin uptake via an inducible polyamine transport system in Escherichia coli. Eur. J. Biochem. 86:345-351.

    6. Houng, H. S., A. R. Lynn, and B. P. Rosen. 1986. ATP-driven calcium transport in membrane vesicles of Streptococcus sanguis. J. Bacteriol. 168:1040-1044.

    7. Kashiwagi, K., H. Kobayashi, and K. Igarashi. 1986. Apparently unidirectional polyamine transport by proton motive force in polyamine-deficient Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 165:972-977.

    8. Kobayashi, H., N. Murakami, and T. Unemoto. 1982. Regulation of the cytoplasmic pH in Streptococcus faecalis. J. Biol. Chem. 257: 13246-13252.

    9. Krause, D. C., H. H. Winkler, and D. 0. Wood. 1985. Cloning and expression of the Rickettsia prowazekii ATP/ADP translocator in Escherichia coli. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 82:3015- 3019.

    10. LaNoue, K. F., and A. C. Schoolwerth. 1979. Metabolite transport in mitochondria. Annu. Rev. Biochem. 48:871-922.

  • Similar Research Results (3)
  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark