Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum ATCC 27343


Alias: Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum 'California kid', Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum str. ATCC 27343, Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum strain ATCC 27343

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  1. Jaffor Ullah A, Cirillo V. Mycoplasma phosphoenolpyruvate-dependent sugar phosphotransferase system: purification and characterization of enzyme I. J Bacteriol. 1977;131:988-96 pubmed
    ..Although the protein was stable for at least 14 months at -20 degrees C, it was irreversibly inactivated by the thiol reagent N-ethyl-maleimide. ..
  2. Huang K, Kapadia G, Zhu P, Peterkofsky A, Herzberg O. A promiscuous binding surface: crystal structure of the IIA domain of the glucose-specific permease from Mycoplasma capricolum. Structure. 1998;6:697-710 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, specificity is provided by an ion-pair interaction that is enhanced by the apolar nature of the interface. ..
  3. Seto S, Murata S, Miyata M. Characterization of dnaA gene expression in Mycoplasma capricolum. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1997;150:239-47 pubmed
    ..These observations showed that the expression pattern of dnaA gene in M. capricolum is different from those of walled bacteria in some aspects. ..
  4. Muto A, Kawauchi Y, Yamao F, Osawa S. Preferential use of A- and U-rich codons for Mycoplasma capricolum ribosomal proteins S8 and L6. Nucleic Acids Res. 1984;12:8209-17 pubmed
    ..capricolum and E. coli. These facts suggest that the codon usage of M. capricolum is strongly influenced by the high A + T content of the genome. ..
  5. Zhu P, Reizer J, Reizer A, Peterkofsky A. Unique monocistronic operon (ptsH) in Mycoplasma capricolum encoding the phosphocarrier protein, HPr, of the phosphoenolpyruvate:sugar phosphotransferase system. Cloning, sequencing, and characterization of ptsH. J Biol Chem. 1993;268:26531-40 pubmed
    ..The high calculated isoelectric point (pI = 9.18) and the absence of glutamate residues in the C-terminal region distinguish the M. capricolum HPr from all previously described HPrs. ..
  6. Zhu P, Reizer J, Peterkofsky A. Unique dicistronic operon (ptsI-crr) in Mycoplasma capricolum encoding enzyme I and the glucose-specific enzyme IIA of the phosphoenolpyruvate:sugar phosphotransferase system: cloning, sequencing, promoter analysis, and protein characterization. Protein Sci. 1994;3:2115-28 pubmed
    ..coli Enzyme I, whereas the Mycoplasma Enzyme IIAglc accepts and transfers phosphate from both E. coli and B. subtilis PTS components. ..
  7. Ullah A, Cirillo V. Mycoplasma phosphoenolpyruvate-dependent sugar phosphotransferase system: purification and characterization of the phosphocarrier protein. J Bacteriol. 1976;127:1298-306 pubmed
    ..Although the mycoplasma HPr is very similar to that of Escherichia coli, it shows no significant association with antiserum produced against E. coli HPr. ..
  8. Church W, Palmer A, Wathey J, Kitson D. Homology modeling of histidine-containing phosphocarrier protein and eosinophil-derived neurotoxin: construction of models and comparison with experiment. Proteins. 1995;23:422-30 pubmed
    ..As expected, the conformations of surface side chains in this protein differ significantly from the X-ray structure. The loop regions of EDN were incorrectly modeled--reasons for this and possible enhancements are discussed. ..
  9. Sano K, Miyata M. The gyrB gene lies opposite from the replication origin on the circular chromosome of Mycoplasma capricolum. Gene. 1994;151:181-3 pubmed
    ..2-kb region which contains the gyrB gene, encoding the beta-subunit of gyrase from Mycoplasma capricolum. We localized gyrB opposite from the chromosomal replication origin (ori) of M. capricolum by genomic Southern hybridization. ..

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  1. Pieper U, Kapadia G, Zhu P, Peterkofsky A, Herzberg O. Structural evidence for the evolutionary divergence of mycoplasma from gram-positive bacteria: the histidine-containing phosphocarrier protein. Structure. 1995;3:781-90 pubmed
    ..As there is no evidence of a conformational change accompanying Ser46 phosphorylation, the inhibitory effect of this event may be attributable to altered surface electrostatics. ..
  2. Miyata M, Sano K, Okada R, Fukumura T. Mapping of replication initiation site in Mycoplasma capricolum genome by two-dimensional gel-electrophoretic analysis. Nucleic Acids Res. 1993;21:4816-23 pubmed
    ..The forks developed in a 1569-bp region that consisted of the dnaA structural gene and its downstream non-coding region, and then they proceeded bidirectionally...
  3. Inagaki Y, Bessho Y, Hori H, Osawa S. Cloning of the Mycoplasma capricolum gene encoding peptide-chain release factor. Gene. 1996;169:101-3 pubmed
    ..We conclude that this gene encodes the putative RF-1 which would possess the conserved 'five-domain' structure of RF family found in various organisms...
  4. Zhu P, Peterkofsky A. Sequence and organization of genes encoding enzymes involved in pyruvate metabolism in Mycoplasma capricolum. Protein Sci. 1996;5:1719-36 pubmed publisher
    ..genitalium. Map position comparisons of genes encoding proteins involved with pyruvate metabolism show that, whereas all the genes are clustered in M. capricolum, they are scattered in M. genitalium...
  5. Falah M, Gupta R. Phylogenetic analysis of mycoplasmas based on Hsp70 sequences: cloning of the dnaK (hsp70) gene region of Mycoplasma capricolum. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1997;47:38-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The phylogenetic trees based on Hsp70 sequences show a polyphyletic branching of archaebacteria with the gram-postive species, which is statistically strongly favored...
  6. Ohkubo S, Muto A, Kawauchi Y, Yamao F, Osawa S. The ribosomal protein gene cluster of Mycoplasma capricolum. Mol Gen Genet. 1987;210:314-22 pubmed
    ..coli and extremely biased to use of A and U(T): about 91% of codons have A or U in the third position. UGA, which is a stop codon in the "universal" code, is used more abundantly than UGG to dictate tryptophan...
  7. Bork P, Ouzounis C, Casari G, Schneider R, Sander C, Dolan M, et al. Exploring the Mycoplasma capricolum genome: a minimal cell reveals its physiology. Mol Microbiol. 1995;16:955-67 pubmed
    ..This survey is beginning to provide a detailed view of how M. capricolum manages to maintain essential cellular processes with a genome much smaller than that of its bacterial relatives...
  8. Yamao F, Muto A, Kawauchi Y, Iwami M, Iwagami S, Azumi Y, et al. UGA is read as tryptophan in Mycoplasma capricolum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1985;82:2306-9 pubmed
    ..coli S3 and L16. Second, a tRNATrp gene and its product tRNA found in M. capricolum have the anticodon sequence 5' U-C-A 3', which can form a complementary base-pairing interaction with UGA...
  9. Fujita M, Yoshikawa H, Ogasawara N. Structure of the dnaA and DnaA-box region in the Mycoplasma capricolum chromosome: conservation and variations in the course of evolution. Gene. 1992;110:17-23 pubmed
    ..capricolum, consistent with the proposal that M. capricolum is Gram+ in origin. These regions were rich in A + T and contained ten DnaA-box-like sequences (9-mers that differ from TTATCCACA by one or two bases)...
  10. Monnerat M, Thiaucourt F, Nicolet J, Frey J. Comparative analysis of the lppA locus in Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum and Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae. Vet Microbiol. 1999;69:157-72 pubmed
    ..mycoides subsp mycoides SC, with the exception of M. capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae which seems not to express an LppA analogue...