Gene Symbol: srfAB
Description: surfactin synthase subunit 2
Species: Bacillus subtilis subsp. subtilis str. 168
Borchert S, Patil S, Marahiel M. Identification of putative multifunctional peptide synthetase genes using highly conserved oligonucleotide sequences derived from known synthetases. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1992;71:175-80 pubmed
..Using this method, a 25.8-kb chromosomal DNA fragment bearing a part of the surfactin biosynthesis operon was cloned and partial sequences of two internal domains were obtained. ..
Fuma S, Fujishima Y, Corbell N, D Souza C, Nakano M, Zuber P, et al
. Nucleotide sequence of 5' portion of srfA that contains the region required for competence establishment in Bacillus subtilus. Nucleic Acids Res. 1993;21:93-7 pubmed
..the first open reading frame, srfAA, encoding surfactin synthetase I and part of the second open reading frame, srfAB, encoding surfactin synthetase II...
Fabret C, Quentin Y, Guiseppi A, Busuttil J, Haiech J, Denizot F. Analysis of errors in finished DNA sequences: the surfactin operon of Bacillus subtilis as an example. Microbiology. 1995;141 ( Pt 2):345-50 pubmed
..Finally we discuss the definition of a new sequencing strategy that might minimize both the error rate and the cost of sequencing. ..
Cosmina P, Rodriguez F, de Ferra F, Grandi G, Perego M, Venema G, et al
. Sequence and analysis of the genetic locus responsible for surfactin synthesis in Bacillus subtilis. Mol Microbiol. 1993;8:821-31 pubmed
..A fourth gene in srfA encodes a polypeptide homologous to grsT. Four genes are positioned between srfA and sfp, the disruption of which does not affect surfactin biosynthesis. ..