M A Kertesz

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Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Desulfonation of aliphatic sulfonates by Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 137:221-5. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Riding the sulfur cycle--metabolism of sulfonates and sulfate esters in gram-negative bacteria
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 24:135-75. 2000
  3. pmc A novel reduced flavin mononucleotide-dependent methanesulfonate sulfonatase encoded by the sulfur-regulated msu operon of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 181:1464-73. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a sulfur-regulated oxygenative alkylsulfatase from Pseudomonas putida S-313
    A Kahnert
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 275:31661-7. 2000
  5. pmc Involvement of CysB and Cbl regulatory proteins in expression of the tauABCD operon and other sulfate starvation-inducible genes in Escherichia coli
    J R van der Ploeg
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich
    J Bacteriol 179:7671-8. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent taurine dioxygenase from Escherichia coli
    E Eichhorn
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 272:23031-6. 1997
  7. pmc The ssu locus plays a key role in organosulfur metabolism in Pseudomonas putida S-313
    A Kahnert
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 182:2869-78. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Regulation of the sulfate starvation response in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: role of cysteine biosynthetic intermediates
    J Hummerjohann
    Institutes of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Microbiology 144:1375-86. 1998
  9. pmc Proteins induced by sulfate limitation in Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas putida, or Staphylococcus aureus
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich
    J Bacteriol 175:1187-90. 1993
  10. ncbi request reprint The assimilation of sulfur from multiple sources and its correlation with expression of the sulfate-starvation-induced stimulon in Pseudomonas putida S-313
    S Beil
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Microbiology 142:1989-95. 1996

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Desulfonation of aliphatic sulfonates by Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 137:221-5. 1996
    ..Desulfonation of alkanesulfonates to provide sulfur was repressed by sulfate or thiocyanate, and derepressed in their absence. The alkanesulfonatase system is hence controlled as part of the sulfate starvation-induced stimulon...
  2. ncbi request reprint Riding the sulfur cycle--metabolism of sulfonates and sulfate esters in gram-negative bacteria
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 24:135-75. 2000
    ..Our increasing knowledge of the sulfur-regulated metabolism of organosulfur compounds suggests applications in practical fields such as biodesulfurization, bioremediation, and optimization of crop sulfur nutrition...
  3. pmc A novel reduced flavin mononucleotide-dependent methanesulfonate sulfonatase encoded by the sulfur-regulated msu operon of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 181:1464-73. 1999
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  4. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a sulfur-regulated oxygenative alkylsulfatase from Pseudomonas putida S-313
    A Kahnert
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 275:31661-7. 2000
    ..The properties and amino acid sequence of the AtsK enzyme thus define it as an unusual oxygenolytic alkylsulfatase and a novel member of the alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase family...
  5. pmc Involvement of CysB and Cbl regulatory proteins in expression of the tauABCD operon and other sulfate starvation-inducible genes in Escherichia coli
    J R van der Ploeg
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich
    J Bacteriol 179:7671-8. 1997
    ..These results indicate that Cbl is a transcription factor for genes required for sulfonate-sulfur utilization and maybe for other genes whose expression is induced by sulfate starvation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent taurine dioxygenase from Escherichia coli
    E Eichhorn
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 272:23031-6. 1997
    ..Among the cosubstrates tested, only alpha-ketoglutarate (Km = 11 microM) supported significant dioxygenase activity...
  7. pmc The ssu locus plays a key role in organosulfur metabolism in Pseudomonas putida S-313
    A Kahnert
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 182:2869-78. 2000
    ..Aryl sulfate ester utilization was catalyzed by an arylsulfotransferase, and not by an arylsulfatase as in the related species Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  8. ncbi request reprint Regulation of the sulfate starvation response in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: role of cysteine biosynthetic intermediates
    J Hummerjohann
    Institutes of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Microbiology 144:1375-86. 1998
    ..This suggests that there are at least two independent corepressors of the sulfate starvation response in this species...
  9. pmc Proteins induced by sulfate limitation in Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas putida, or Staphylococcus aureus
    M A Kertesz
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich
    J Bacteriol 175:1187-90. 1993
    ..aureus was seen to increase by up to 140-fold, suggesting that the proteins induced under these conditions may be involved in sulfur metabolism. We propose that these proteins are members of a sulfate starvation-induced stimulon...
  10. ncbi request reprint The assimilation of sulfur from multiple sources and its correlation with expression of the sulfate-starvation-induced stimulon in Pseudomonas putida S-313
    S Beil
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Microbiology 142:1989-95. 1996
    ..The data are considered to reflect the control of scavenging for sulfur and of distribution of sulfur in the cell exerted by the sulfate-starvation-induced stimulon...
  11. pmc Identification of sulfate starvation-regulated genes in Escherichia coli: a gene cluster involved in the utilization of taurine as a sulfur source
    J R van der Ploeg
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 178:5438-46. 1996
    ..The transcription initiation site was detected 26 to 27 bp upstream of the translational start site of tauA. Expression of the tauD gene was dependent on CysB, the transcriptional activator of the cysteine regulon...
  12. ncbi request reprint Construction of improved plasmid vectors for promoter characterization in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other gram-negative bacteria
    M Rist
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 169:179-83. 1998
    ..In the absence of an inserted promoter fragment, they display very low background activity, making them a useful tool for analysis of low expression level promoters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genetic organization of sulphur-controlled aryl desulphonation in Pseudomonas putida S-313
    P Vermeij
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum LFV, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Microbiol 32:913-26. 1999
    ..AsfR was a negative regulator of asfABC expression, and toluenesulphonate induced expression of these genes indirectly by reducing the expression of the asfR gene...
  14. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of the arylsulfatase synthesized by Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO during growth in sulfate-free medium and cloning of the arylsulfatase gene (atsA)
    S Beil
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
    Eur J Biochem 229:385-94. 1995
    ..The atsA gene was located at 15-17' on the P. aeruginosa genome by Southern hybridization. Only a single copy was observed under moderate stringency conditions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Posttranslational formation of formylglycine in prokaryotic sulfatases by modification of either cysteine or serine
    T Dierks
    Institut fur Biochemie und Molekulare Zellbiologie, Abt Biochemie II, Universitat Gottingen, Gosslerstrasse 12d, 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    J Biol Chem 273:25560-4. 1998
    ..The expression of both the Klebsiella and the Pseudomonas sulfatases as active enzymes in E. coli suggests that two modification systems are present, or that a common modification system is modulated by a cofactor...
  16. ncbi request reprint 1.3 A structure of arylsulfatase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa establishes the catalytic mechanism of sulfate ester cleavage in the sulfatase family
    I Boltes
    Lehrstuhl für Strukturchemie, Institut fur Anorganische Chemie, Universitat Gottingen, Tammannstrasse 4, 37077, Gottingen, Germany
    Structure 9:483-91. 2001
    ..The crystal structures of two human arylsulfatases, ASA and ASB, along with ASA mutants and their complexes led to different proposals for the catalytic mechanism in the hydrolysis of sulfate esters...