Meriyem Aktas

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Choline uptake in Agrobacterium tumefaciens by the high-affinity ChoXWV transporter
    Meriyem Aktas
    Microbial Biology, Universitatsstrasse 150, NDEF 06 786, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:5119-29. 2011
  2. pmc S-adenosylmethionine-binding properties of a bacterial phospholipid N-methyltransferase
    Meriyem Aktas
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:3473-81. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Discovery of a bifunctional cardiolipin/phosphatidylethanolamine synthase in bacteria
    Roman Moser
    Microbial Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 92:959-72. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis and its significance in bacteria interacting with eukaryotic cells
    Meriyem Aktas
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Lehrstuhl für Biologie der Mikroorganismen, Universitatsstrasse 150, NDEF 06 783, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Cell Biol 89:888-94. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis in Xanthomonas campestris via a yeast-like acylation pathway
    Roman Moser
    Microbial Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 91:736-50. 2014
  6. pmc Expression and physiological relevance of Agrobacterium tumefaciens phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis genes
    Sonja Klüsener
    Microbial Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:365-74. 2009

Collaborators

  • Franz Narberhaus
  • Roman Moser
  • Sonja Klüsener
  • Christiane Fritz
  • Kai M Thormann
  • Mirja Wessel

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Choline uptake in Agrobacterium tumefaciens by the high-affinity ChoXWV transporter
    Meriyem Aktas
    Microbial Biology, Universitatsstrasse 150, NDEF 06 786, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:5119-29. 2011
    ..The structural model of ChoX built on Sinorhizobium meliloti ChoX resembles the typical structure of substrate binding proteins with a so-called "Venus flytrap mechanism" of substrate binding...
  2. pmc S-adenosylmethionine-binding properties of a bacterial phospholipid N-methyltransferase
    Meriyem Aktas
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:3473-81. 2011
    ..Our study provides first insights into structural features and SAM binding of a bacterial phospholipid N-methyltransferase...
  3. ncbi request reprint Discovery of a bifunctional cardiolipin/phosphatidylethanolamine synthase in bacteria
    Roman Moser
    Microbial Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 92:959-72. 2014
    ..It is also able to use CDP-DAG and EA for PE synthesis. Owing to its dual function in CL and PE production, we consider Xc_0186 the founding member of a new class of enzymes called CL/PE synthase (CL/PEs)...
  4. doi request reprint Phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis and its significance in bacteria interacting with eukaryotic cells
    Meriyem Aktas
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Lehrstuhl für Biologie der Mikroorganismen, Universitatsstrasse 150, NDEF 06 783, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Cell Biol 89:888-94. 2010
    ..In the Pcs pathway, choline is condensed directly with CDP-diacylglycerol to form PC. This review focuses on the biosynthetic pathways and the significance of PC in bacteria with an emphasis on plant-microbe interactions...
  5. doi request reprint Phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis in Xanthomonas campestris via a yeast-like acylation pathway
    Roman Moser
    Microbial Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 91:736-50. 2014
    ..This first description of GPC-dependent PC production in bacteria illustrates an unexpected diversity of PC biosynthesis pathways. ..
  6. pmc Expression and physiological relevance of Agrobacterium tumefaciens phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis genes
    Sonja Klüsener
    Microbial Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:365-74. 2009
    ..Our work documents the critical importance of membrane lipid homeostasis for diverse cellular processes in A. tumefaciens...