Gene Symbol: psd
Description: phosphatidylserine decarboxylase
Alias: ECK4156, JW4121
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Dowhan W, Li Q. Phosphatidylserine decarboxylase from Escherichia coli. Methods Enzymol. 1992;209:348-59 pubmed
  2. Li Q, Dowhan W. Studies on the mechanism of formation of the pyruvate prosthetic group of phosphatidylserine decarboxylase from Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem. 1990;265:4111-5 pubmed
    ..and Kennedy, E. P. (1978) J. Biol. Chem. 253, 479-483). Comparison of the DNA sequence of the psd gene with the partial amino acid sequence of the mature gene product suggests that the two nonidentical subunits of ..
  3. Li Q, Dowhan W. Structural characterization of Escherichia coli phosphatidylserine decarboxylase. J Biol Chem. 1988;263:11516-22 pubmed
    ..and Kennedy, E.P. (1978) J. Biol. Chem. 253, 479-483). The DNA sequence of the structural gene (psd) and partial protein sequence studies demonstrate that the enzyme contains two nonidentical subunits, alpha (Mr = 7,..
  4. Shi W, Bogdanov M, Dowhan W, Zusman D. The pss and psd genes are required for motility and chemotaxis in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1993;175:7711-4 pubmed
    ..coli defective in phosphatidylserine synthase (encoded by pss) and phosphatidylserine decarboxylase (encoded by psd) make cell membranes deficient in phosphatidylethanolamine...
  5. Rezuchova B, Miticka H, Homerova D, Roberts M, Kormanec J. New members of the Escherichia coli sigmaE regulon identified by a two-plasmid system. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2003;225:1-7 pubmed
    ..proteins involved in primary metabolism (fusA, tufA, recR), phospholipid and lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis (psd, lpxP), signal transduction (sixA), proposed inner or outer membrane proteins (bacA, sbmA, smpA, yeaY), and ..
  6. Vance J. Molecular and cell biology of phosphatidylserine and phosphatidylethanolamine metabolism. Prog Nucleic Acid Res Mol Biol. 2003;75:69-111 pubmed
    ..In addition, in Escherichia coli, PE appears to be involved in the correct folding of membrane proteins; and in Drosophila, PE regulates lipid homeostasis via the sterol response element-binding protein. ..
  7. Wahl A, Hubert P, Sturgis J, Bouveret E. Tagging of Escherichia coli proteins with new cassettes allowing in vivo systematic fluorescent and luminescent detection, and purification from physiological expression levels. Proteomics. 2009;9:5389-93 pubmed publisher
    ..These cassettes are therefore very valuable for the versatility of experiments they make available for a given strain, from biochemistry to dynamic and in vivo studies. ..