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

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Driessen, Arnold J.M.; Smid, Eddy J.; Konings, Wilhelmus;
(1988)

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
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