- Clostridium sticklandii, a specialist in amino acid degradation:revisiting its metabolism through its genome sequenceNuria Fonknechten
Institut de Génomique, Genoscope, 2 rue Gaston Cremieux, F 91057 Evry, France
BMC Genomics 11:555. 2010..With the goal of revisiting its carbon, nitrogen, and energy metabolism, and comparing studies with other clostridia, its genome has been sequenced and analyzed...
- A conserved gene cluster rules anaerobic oxidative degradation of L-ornithineNuria Fonknechten
CEA, DSV, IG, Genoscope, 2 rue Gaston Cremieux, Evry F 91057, France
J Bacteriol 191:3162-7. 2009..They encode L-ornithine racemase, (2R,4S)-2,4-diaminopentanoate dehydrogenase, and the two subunits of 2-amino-4-ketopentanoate thiolase. While described only for the Clostridiaceae to date, this pathway is shown to be more widespread...
- Unique features revealed by the genome sequence of Acinetobacter sp. ADP1, a versatile and naturally transformation competent bacteriumValerie Barbe
Genoscope and CNRS UMR8030, 2 rue Gaston Cremieux, 91057 Evry, Cedex, France
Nucleic Acids Res 32:5766-79. 2004..This finding supports the view that the cycle itself is centrally geared to the catabolic capabilities of this exceptionally versatile organism...