Gene Symbol: pgk
Description: phosphoglycerate kinase
Species: Borrelia burgdorferi B31

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  1. Ojaimi C, Davidson B, Saint Girons I, Old I. Conservation of gene arrangement and an unusual organization of rRNA genes in the linear chromosomes of the Lyme disease spirochaetes Borrelia burgdorferi, B. garinii and B. afzelii. Microbiology. 1994;140 ( Pt 11):2931-40 pubmed publisher
    ..garinii and B. afzelii chromosomes that encodes rRNA revealed that each chromosome contains one copy of rrs separated by 5 kbp from two copies each of rrl and rrf (encoding 5S rRNA). (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  2. Gebbia J, Backenson P, Coleman J, Anda P, Benach J. Glycolytic enzyme operon of Borrelia burgdorferi: characterization and evolutionary implications. Gene. 1997;188:221-8 pubmed
    ..are arranged downstream of this promoter in the following order: gapdh (glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase), pgk (phosphoglycerate kinase), and tpi (triosephosphate isomerase)...
  3. Anda P, Gebbia J, Backenson P, Coleman J, Benach J. A glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase homolog in Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia hermsii. Infect Immun. 1996;64:262-8 pubmed
    ..In other bacterial species, GAPDH has other functions in addition to its traditional enzymatic role in the glycolytic pathway. GAPDH may play a similar role in borrelias...