Gene Symbol: BA_1295
Description: immune inhibitor A metalloprotease
Species: Bacillus anthracis str. Ames
- Molecular characterization of immune inhibitor A, a secreted virulence protease from Bacillus thuringiensisA Lovgren
Department of Microbiology, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Mol Microbiol 4:2137-46. 1990..The LD50 dose of purified InA protein injected in T. ni larvae was 12.5 +/- 2.5 ng per mg of larval body weight...
- Characterization of inhibitor A, a protease from Bacillus thuringiensis which degrades attacins and cecropins, two classes of antibacterial proteins in insectsG Dalhammar
Eur J Biochem 139:247-52. 1984..The specificity of the enzyme is explained in terms of the open structure of the cecropins and a pronounced inability of inhibitor A to attack globular proteins...
- Identification of genes involved in the activation of the Bacillus thuringiensis inhA metalloprotease gene at the onset of sporulationC Grandvalet
Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique URA 2172, Institut Pasteur, 25 rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
Microbiology 147:1805-13. 2001..subtilis indicates that the Spo0A-dependent regulation of inhA expression depends on AbrB, which is known to regulate expression of transition state and sporulation genes in B. subtilis...