Gene Symbol: ECs4506
Description: glucosyltransferase I
Species: Escherichia coli O157:H7 str. Sakai

Top Publications

  1. Yethon J, Heinrichs D, Monteiro M, Perry M, Whitfield C. Involvement of waaY, waaQ, and waaP in the modification of Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide and their role in the formation of a stable outer membrane. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:26310-6 pubmed
    ..Only mutation of waaP resulted in hypersensitivity to novobiocin and sodium dodecyl sulfate, a characteristic of deep-rough mutations. ..
  2. Heinrichs D, Yethon J, Whitfield C. Molecular basis for structural diversity in the core regions of the lipopolysaccharides of Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica. Mol Microbiol. 1998;30:221-32 pubmed
  3. Heinrichs D, Yethon J, Amor P, Whitfield C. The assembly system for the outer core portion of R1- and R4-type lipopolysaccharides of Escherichia coli. The R1 core-specific beta-glucosyltransferase provides a novel attachment site for O-polysaccharides. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:29497-505 pubmed
    ..This residue provides a novel attachment site for lipid A-core-linked polysaccharides and distinguishes the R1-type LPS from existing models for enterobacterial lipopolysaccharides. ..