Identification of Dipeptidyl-Peptidase (DPP)5 and DPP7 in Porphyromonas endodontalis, Distinct from Those in Porphyromonas gingivalis

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Haruka Nishimata; Yuko Ohara-Nemoto; Tomomi T Baba; Tomonori Hoshino; Taku Fujiwara; Yu Shimoyama; Shigenobu Kimura; Takayuki K Nemoto;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 12,pagee114221 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114221, pmc: PMC4262410
  • Subject: Enzyme Chemistry | Molecular Biology | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Dentistry | Protein Metabolism | Proteases | Amino Acids | Gram Negative Bacteria | Enzymes | Catabolism | Serine Proteases | Amino Acid Metabolism | Bacteriology | Proteins | Molecular Biology Techniques | Metabolic Pathways | Oral Medicine | Biology and Life Sciences | Microbiology | Protein Chemistry | Bacterial Genes | Medicine | Bacterial Pathogens | Enzymology | Enzyme Kinetics | Q | Medical Microbiology | R | Bacterial Biochemistry | Science | Biochemistry | Metabolism | Medicine and Health Sciences

Dipeptidyl peptidases (DPPs) that liberate dipeptides from the N-terminal end of oligopeptides are crucial for the growth of Porphyromonas species, anaerobic asaccharolytic gram negative rods that utilize amino acids as energy sources. Porphyromonas endodontalis is a ca... View more
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