Gene Symbol: pseA
Description: pseudaminic acid biosynthesis protein PseA
Species: Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni NCTC 11168

Top Publications

  1. Logan S, Kelly J, Thibault P, Ewing C, Guerry P. Structural heterogeneity of carbohydrate modifications affects serospecificity of Campylobacter flagellins. Mol Microbiol. 2002;46:587-97 pubmed
    ..In contrast, PseAm is synthesized in C. jejuni 81-176 via an alternative pathway using the product of the pseA gene. Mutation of the ptm genes in C...
  2. Goon S, Kelly J, Logan S, Ewing C, Guerry P. Pseudaminic acid, the major modification on Campylobacter flagellin, is synthesized via the Cj1293 gene. Mol Microbiol. 2003;50:659-71 pubmed
    ..Collectively, the data indicate that Cj1293 is essential for Pse5Ac7Ac biosynthesis from UDP-GlcNAc, and that glycosylation is required for flagella biogenesis in campylobacters. ..