Gene Symbol: ssuB
Description: aliphatic sulfonate ABC transporter ATPase
Alias: ECK0924, JW0916, ycbE
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. McCaman M, Gabe J. The nucleotide sequence of the pepN gene and its over-expression in Escherichia coli. Gene. 1986;48:145-53 pubmed
    ..The peptidase is fully active and completely soluble and these overproducing cells appear otherwise normal. ..
  2. Eichhorn E, van der Ploeg J, Leisinger T. Deletion analysis of the Escherichia coli taurine and alkanesulfonate transport systems. J Bacteriol. 2000;182:2687-95 pubmed
    ..The TauABCD and SsuEADCB systems involved in alkanesulfonate uptake and desulfonation thus are complementary to each other at the levels of both transport and desulfonation...
  3. van der Ploeg J, Iwanicka Nowicka R, Bykowski T, Hryniewicz M, Leisinger T. The Escherichia coli ssuEADCB gene cluster is required for the utilization of sulfur from aliphatic sulfonates and is regulated by the transcriptional activator Cbl. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:29358-65 pubmed
    ..Sequence similarity searches indicated that the proteins encoded by ssuA, ssuB, and ssuC are likely to constitute an ABC type transport system, whereas ssuD and ssuE encode an FMNH(2)-dependent ..
  4. van der Ploeg J, Eichhorn E, Leisinger T. Sulfonate-sulfur metabolism and its regulation in Escherichia coli. Arch Microbiol. 2001;176:1-8 pubmed
    ..coli, while the Cbl protein functions as an accessory element specific for utilization of sulfur from organosulfur sources. ..
  5. Bykowski T, van der Ploeg J, Iwanicka Nowicka R, Hryniewicz M. The switch from inorganic to organic sulphur assimilation in Escherichia coli: adenosine 5'-phosphosulphate (APS) as a signalling molecule for sulphate excess. Mol Microbiol. 2002;43:1347-58 pubmed
    ..Our data comprise the first evidence that APS may act as the negative cofactor of the transcriptional regulator Cbl, and that APS, and not sulphate itself, serves as the signalling molecule for sulphate excess. ..

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