Characterization of a Bordetella pertussis Diaminopimelate (DAP) Biosynthesis Locus Identifies dapC, a Novel Gene Coding for an N-Succinyl-l,l-DAP Aminotransferase

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Fuchs, Thilo M.; Schneider, Boris; Krumbach, Karin; Eggeling, Lothar; Gross, Roy;
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Journal: issn: 0021-9193
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC94530
  • Subject: J | Genetics and Molecular Biology
    • ddc: ddc:570
    mesheuropmc: bacteria

The functional complementation of two Escherichia coli strains defective in the succinylase pathway of meso-diaminopimelate (meso DAP) biosynthesis with a Bordetella pertussis gene library resulted in the isolation of a putative dap operon containing three open reading ... View more
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