- Norspermidine is not a self-produced trigger for biofilm disassemblyLaura Hobley
Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD15EH, UK
Cell 156:844-54. 2014..Moreover, orthologs of the V. cholerae norspermidine biosynthetic pathway are absent from B. subtilis, confirming that norspermidine is not physiologically relevant to biofilm function in this species...
- Molecular machines encoded by bacterially-derived multi-domain gene fusions that potentially synthesize, N-methylate and transfer long chain polyamines in diatomsAnthony J Michael
Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9041, USA
FEBS Lett 585:2627-34. 2011..Fusions of similar, alternatively configured domains but with a catalytically dead AdoMetDC and in one case a Tudor domain, may N-dimethylate and transfer multiple aminopropyl unit polyamines onto silaffin proteins...
- Exploring polyamine biosynthetic diversity through comparative and functional genomicsAnthony J Michael
Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Forest Park, Dallas, TX, USA
Methods Mol Biol 720:39-50. 2011..Four examples of polyamine biosynthetic diversification are presented here with a discussion of methodological and conceptual approaches for identification of new pathways...