Gene Symbol: rfbA
Description: glucose-1-phosphate thymidylyltransferase
Alias: LA1662
Species: Leptospira interrogans serovar Lai str. 56601

Top Publications

  1. Kalambaheti T, Bulach D, Rajakumar K, Adler B. Genetic organization of the lipopolysaccharide O-antigen biosynthetic locus of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjobovis. Microb Pathog. 1999;27:105-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Additional ORFs in the locus encode glycosyltransferases for the assembly of the O-antigen subunit and integral membrane proteins for the transport of O-antigen subunits through the membrane and assembly into LPS...
  2. de la Pe a Moctezuma A, Bulach D, Kalambaheti T, Adler B. Comparative analysis of the LPS biosynthetic loci of the genetic subtypes of serovar Hardjo: Leptospira interrogans subtype Hardjoprajitno and Leptospira borgpetersenii subtype Hardjobovis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1999;177:319-26 pubmed
  3. Mitchison M, Bulach D, Vinh T, Rajakumar K, Faine S, Adler B. Identification and characterization of the dTDP-rhamnose biosynthesis and transfer genes of the lipopolysaccharide-related rfb locus in Leptospira interrogans serovar Copenhageni. J Bacteriol. 1997;179:1262-7 pubmed
    ..Sequence analysis identified four open reading frames which showed similarity to the rfbC, rfbD, rfbB, and rfbA genes, transcribed in that order, which encode the four enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of dTDP-rhamnose for ..
  4. de la Pe a Moctezuma A, Bulach D, Adler B. Genetic differences among the LPS biosynthetic loci of serovars of Leptospira interrogans and Leptospira borgpetersenii. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2001;31:73-81 pubmed