synechocystis

Summary

Summary: A form-genus of unicellular CYANOBACTERIA in the order Chroococcales. None of the strains fix NITROGEN, there are no gas vacuoles, and sheath layers are never produced.

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  1. Marteyn B, Sakr S, Farci S, Bedhomme M, Chardonnet S, Decottignies P, et al. The Synechocystis PCC6803 MerA-like enzyme operates in the reduction of both mercury and uranium under the control of the glutaredoxin 1 enzyme. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:4138-45 pubmed publisher
    ..to analyze the selectivity/redundancy of the three glutaredoxin (Grx) enzymes of the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC6803, we have characterized an enzyme system that plays a crucial role in protection against two toxic ..
  2. Rowland J, Simon W, Prakash J, Slabas A. Proteomics reveals a role for the RNA helicase crhR in the modulation of multiple metabolic pathways during cold acclimation of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. J Proteome Res. 2011;10:3674-89 pubmed publisher
    One of the earliest and largest transcriptional responses that occur during exposure of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 to cold is the induction of the crhR RNA helicase transcript...
  3. Osanai T, Kuwahara A, Iijima H, Toyooka K, Sato M, Tanaka K, et al. Pleiotropic effect of sigE over-expression on cell morphology, photosynthesis and hydrogen production in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant J. 2013;76:456-65 pubmed publisher
    Over-expression of sigE, a gene encoding an RNA polymerase sigma factor in the unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, is known to activate sugar catabolism and bioplastic production...
  4. Kanesaki Y, Shiwa Y, Tajima N, Suzuki M, Watanabe S, Sato N, et al. Identification of substrain-specific mutations by massively parallel whole-genome resequencing of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DNA Res. 2012;19:67-79 pubmed publisher
    The cyanobacterium, Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, was the first photosynthetic organism whose genome sequence was determined in 1996 (Kazusa strain)...
  5. Page L, Liberton M, Pakrasi H. Reduction of photoautotrophic productivity in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 by phycobilisome antenna truncation. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:6349-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The wild type and three mutant strains of Synechocystis sp...
  6. Sadre R, Pfaff C, Buchkremer S. Plastoquinone-9 biosynthesis in cyanobacteria differs from that in plants and involves a novel 4-hydroxybenzoate solanesyltransferase. Biochem J. 2012;442:621-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We identified 4-hydroxybenzoate as being the aromatic precursor for PQ-9 in Synechocystis sp...
  7. Tsukamoto Y, Fukushima Y, Hara S, Hisabori T. Redox control of the activity of phosphoglycerate kinase in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. Plant Cell Physiol. 2013;54:484-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent proteomic analysis of thioredoxin targets in Synechocystis sp...
  8. Osanai T, Oikawa A, Azuma M, Tanaka K, Saito K, Hirai M, et al. Genetic engineering of group 2 sigma factor SigE widely activates expressions of sugar catabolic genes in Synechocystis species PCC 6803. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:30962-71 pubmed publisher
    ..a group 2 ? factor, SigE, enhances the expressions of sugar catabolic genes in the unicellular cyanobacterium, Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803...
  9. Liu X, Fallon S, Sheng J, Curtiss R. CO2-limitation-inducible Green Recovery of fatty acids from cyanobacterial biomass. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:6905-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Data indicate that strains of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...

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  1. Sakiyama T, Araie H, Suzuki I, Shiraiwa Y. Functions of a hemolysin-like protein in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Arch Microbiol. 2011;193:565-71 pubmed publisher
    A glucose-tolerant strain of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, generally referred to as wild type, produces a hemolysin-like protein (HLP) located on the cell surface...
  2. Varman A, Xiao Y, Pakrasi H, Tang Y. Metabolic engineering of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 for isobutanol production. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:908-14 pubmed publisher
    ..In an effort to address these concerns, we performed metabolic engineering of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  3. Bentley F, Melis A. Diffusion-based process for carbon dioxide uptake and isoprene emission in gaseous/aqueous two-phase photobioreactors by photosynthetic microorganisms. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2012;109:100-9 pubmed publisher
    ..photobioreactor is offered in this work with a fed-batch and a semi-continuous culturing system using Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 heterologously expressing the Pueraria montana (kudzu) isoprene synthase (IspS) gene...
  4. Tottey S, Patterson C, Banci L, Bertini I, Felli I, Pavelkova A, et al. Cyanobacterial metallochaperone inhibits deleterious side reactions of copper. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:95-100 pubmed publisher
  5. Pisareva T, Kwon J, Oh J, Kim S, Ge C, Wieslander A, et al. Model for membrane organization and protein sorting in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 inferred from proteomics and multivariate sequence analyses. J Proteome Res. 2011;10:3617-31 pubmed publisher
    ..By shotgun and gel-based proteomics of plasma and thylakoid membranes from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, a large number of membrane proteins were identified...
  6. Song J, Cho H, Cho J, Jeon J, Lagarias J, Park Y. Near-UV cyanobacteriochrome signaling system elicits negative phototaxis in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:10780-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  7. Sevilla E, Martin Luna B, Gonzalez A, Gonzalo Asensio J, Peleato M, Fillat M. Identification of three novel antisense RNAs in the fur locus from unicellular cyanobacteria. Microbiology. 2011;157:3398-404 pubmed publisher
    ..very different genomic contexts, namely in the unicellular cyanobacteria Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806 and Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803...
  8. Osanai T, Numata K, Oikawa A, Kuwahara A, Iijima H, Doi Y, et al. Increased bioplastic production with an RNA polymerase sigma factor SigE during nitrogen starvation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DNA Res. 2013;20:525-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that overexpression of the sigma factor sigE in Synechocystis sp...
  9. Narikawa R, Suzuki F, Yoshihara S, Higashi S, Watanabe M, Ikeuchi M. Novel photosensory two-component system (PixA-NixB-NixC) involved in the regulation of positive and negative phototaxis of cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:2214-24 pubmed publisher
    Two wild-type substrains of a motile cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 show positive phototaxis toward a light source (PCC-P) and negative phototaxis away from light (PCC-N)...
  10. Sun Y, Song H, Li J, Jiang M, Li Y, Zhou J, et al. Active site binding and catalytic role of bicarbonate in 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoyl coenzyme A synthases from vitamin K biosynthetic pathways. Biochemistry. 2012;51:4580-9 pubmed
    ..Here we determine the crystal structure of the holoenzymes from Escherichia coli at 2.30 Å and Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 at 2...
  11. Marcus Y, Altman Gueta H, Wolff Y, Gurevitz M. Rubisco mutagenesis provides new insight into limitations on photosynthesis and growth in Synechocystis PCC6803. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:4173-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Conserved residues at the 1P-site of Rubisco from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC6803 were substituted and the kinetic properties of the enzyme derivatives and effects on cell ..
  12. von Berlepsch S, Kunz H, Brodesser S, Fink P, Marin K, Flügge U, et al. The acyl-acyl carrier protein synthetase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 mediates fatty acid import. Plant Physiol. 2012;159:606-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we analyzed loss-of-function mutants of the unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 as a model system to circumvent redundancy problems encountered in eukaryotic organisms...
  13. Rehman A, Cser K, Sass L, Vass I. Characterization of singlet oxygen production and its involvement in photodamage of Photosystem II in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803 by histidine-mediated chemical trapping. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013;1827:689-98 pubmed publisher
    Singlet oxygen production in intact cells of the cynobacterium Synechocystis 6803 was studied using chemical trapping by histidine, which leads to O2 uptake during illumination...
  14. Huege J, Goetze J, Schwarz D, Bauwe H, Hagemann M, Kopka J. Modulation of the major paths of carbon in photorespiratory mutants of synechocystis. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e16278 pubmed publisher
    ..of wild-type and gene deletion mutants revealed that photorespiratory pathways are essential for the growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 under atmospheric conditions...
  15. Saha R, Verseput A, Berla B, Mueller T, Pakrasi H, Maranas C. Reconstruction and comparison of the metabolic potential of cyanobacteria Cyanothece sp. ATCC 51142 and Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e48285 pubmed publisher
    ..ATCC 51142 and Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803...
  16. Tian X, Chen L, Wang J, Qiao J, Zhang W. Quantitative proteomics reveals dynamic responses of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to next-generation biofuel butanol. J Proteomics. 2013;78:326-45 pubmed publisher
    ..necessary to engineer robust butanol-producing cyanobacterial hosts, in this study, the responses of Synechocystis PCC 6803 to butanol were investigated using a quantitative proteomics approach with iTRAQ - LC-MS/MS ..
  17. Wang B, Pugh S, Nielsen D, Zhang W, Meldrum D. Engineering cyanobacteria for photosynthetic production of 3-hydroxybutyrate directly from CO2. Metab Eng. 2013;16:68-77 pubmed publisher
    ..To this end, synthesis metabolic pathways have been constructed and optimized in cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to photosynthetically produce (S)- and (R)-3HB directly from CO2...
  18. Fraser J, Tulk S, Jeans J, Campbell D, Bibby T, Cockshutt A. Photophysiological and photosynthetic complex changes during iron starvation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e59861 pubmed publisher
    ..key protein abundances and photophysiological parameters in the model cyanobacteria Synechococcus PCC 7942 and Synechocystis PCC 6803 over a 120 hour time course of iron deprivation...
  19. Joseph A, Aikawa S, Sasaki K, Tsuge Y, Matsuda F, Tanaka T, et al. Utilization of lactic acid bacterial genes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in the production of lactic acid. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2013;77:966-70 pubmed
    ..Here, we engineered Synechocystis sp...
  20. Angermayr S, Paszota M, Hellingwerf K. Engineering a cyanobacterial cell factory for production of lactic acid. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:7098-106 pubmed publisher
    ..integration of an ldh gene from Bacillus subtilis (encoding an l-lactate dehydrogenase) into the genome of Synechocystis sp...
  21. Checchetto V, Segalla A, Allorent G, La Rocca N, Leanza L, Giacometti G, et al. Thylakoid potassium channel is required for efficient photosynthesis in cyanobacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:11043-8 pubmed publisher
    A potassium channel (SynK) of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  22. Das S, Roymondal U, Chottopadhyay B, Sahoo S. Gene expression profile of the cynobacterium synechocystis genome. Gene. 2012;497:344-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The free-living cynobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803 is an interesting model organism to study oxygenic photosynthesis as well as other metabolic ..
  23. Shimura Y, Shiraiwa Y, Suzuki I. Characterization of the subdomains in the N-terminal region of histidine kinase Hik33 in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:1255-66 pubmed publisher
    ..to a variety of stress conditions and regulates the expression of stress-inducible genes in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. However, the mechanisms of response and regulation remain unknown...
  24. Gwizdala M, Wilson A, Omairi Nasser A, Kirilovsky D. Characterization of the Synechocystis PCC 6803 Fluorescence Recovery Protein involved in photoprotection. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013;1827:348-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Several FRP Synechocystis mutants were constructed and characterized in terms of the OCP-related photoprotective mechanism...
  25. Komenda J, Knoppová J, Kopecná J, Sobotka R, Halada P, Yu J, et al. The Psb27 assembly factor binds to the CP43 complex of photosystem II in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Physiol. 2012;158:476-86 pubmed publisher
    ..the location of the Psb27 protein and its role in photosystem (PS) II biogenesis in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803...
  26. Sinha R, Komenda J, Knoppová J, Sedlárová M, Pospisil P. Small CAB-like proteins prevent formation of singlet oxygen in the damaged photosystem II complex of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Cell Environ. 2012;35:806-18 pubmed publisher
    ..damage and generation of singlet oxygen ((1)O(2)) was assessed in the strains of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 lacking PSI (PSI-less strain) or lacking PSI together with all SCPs (PSI-less/scpABCDE(-) strain)...
  27. Hernandez Prieto M, Schön V, Georg J, Barreira L, Varela J, Hess W, et al. Iron deprivation in Synechocystis: inference of pathways, non-coding RNAs, and regulatory elements from comprehensive expression profiling. G3 (Bethesda). 2012;2:1475-95 pubmed publisher
    ..We measured time-resolved changes in gene expression after iron depletion in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  28. Gutekunst K, Chen X, Schreiber K, Kaspar U, Makam S, Appel J. The bidirectional NiFe-hydrogenase in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is reduced by flavodoxin and ferredoxin and is essential under mixotrophic, nitrate-limiting conditions. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:1930-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We show that flavodoxin and ferredoxin directly reduce the bidirectional NiFe-hydrogenase of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in vitro...
  29. Scholz I, Lange S, Hein S, Hess W, Backofen R. CRISPR-Cas systems in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 exhibit distinct processing pathways involving at least two Cas6 and a Cmr2 protein. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e56470 pubmed publisher
    ..We present three fundamentally distinct processing pathways in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  30. Planchon M, Jittawuttipoka T, Cassier Chauvat C, Guyot F, Gélabert A, Benedetti M, et al. Exopolysaccharides protect Synechocystis against the deleterious effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in natural and artificial waters. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2013;405:35-43 pubmed publisher
    We have studied the effect of TiO2 nanoparticles (NPs) on the model cyanobacteria Synechocystis PCC6803. We used well-characterized NPs suspensions in artificial and natural (Seine River, France) waters...
  31. Jallet D, Gwizdala M, Kirilovsky D. ApcD, ApcF and ApcE are not required for the Orange Carotenoid Protein related phycobilisome fluorescence quenching in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1817:1418-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Single and double Synechocystis PCC 6803 mutants, in which the apcD or/and apcF genes were absent, were constructed...
  32. Stadnichuk I, Yanyushin M, Maksimov E, Lukashev E, Zharmukhamedov S, Elanskaya I, et al. Site of non-photochemical quenching of the phycobilisome by orange carotenoid protein in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1817:1436-45 pubmed publisher
    ..In vitro reconstituted system on the interaction of the OCP and the PBS isolated from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  33. Steuer R, Knoop H, Machné R. Modelling cyanobacteria: from metabolism to integrative models of phototrophic growth. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:2259-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The focus of the contribution is on a mathematical description of the metabolic network of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and its analysis using constraint-based methods...
  34. Rosana A, Ventakesh M, Chamot D, Patterson Fortin L, Tarassova O, Espie G, et al. Inactivation of a low temperature-induced RNA helicase in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: physiological and morphological consequences. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:646-58 pubmed publisher
    ..helicase, crhR, has dramatic effects on the physiology and morphology of the photosynthetic cyanobacterium, Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803...
  35. Mitschke J, Georg J, Scholz I, Sharma C, Dienst D, Bantscheff J, et al. An experimentally anchored map of transcriptional start sites in the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:2124-9 pubmed publisher
    ..we have established a genome-wide map of 3,527 transcriptional start sites (TSS) of the model organism Synechocystis sp. PCC6803...
  36. Bernát G, Schreiber U, Sendtko E, Stadnichuk I, Rexroth S, Rögner M, et al. Unique properties vs. common themes: the atypical cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421 is capable of state transitions and blue-light-induced fluorescence quenching. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:528-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are discussed in the framework of cyanobacterial evolution...
  37. Jittawuttipoka T, Planchon M, Spalla O, Benzerara K, Guyot F, Cassier Chauvat C, et al. Multidisciplinary evidences that Synechocystis PCC6803 exopolysaccharides operate in cell sedimentation and protection against salt and metal stresses. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e55564 pubmed publisher
    ..four presumptive EPS production genes, sll0923, sll1581, slr1875 and sll5052, in the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC6803, which produces copious amounts of EPS attached to cells (CPS) and released in the culture medium (RPS)..
  38. Mironov K, Sidorov R, Trofimova M, Bedbenov V, Tsydendambaev V, Allakhverdiev S, et al. Light-dependent cold-induced fatty acid unsaturation, changes in membrane fluidity, and alterations in gene expression in Synechocystis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1817:1352-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we demonstrate that the cold-induced accumulation of PUFAs in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis is light-dependent...
  39. Tanaka K, Nakasone Y, Okajima K, Ikeuchi M, Tokutomi S, Terazima M. Time-resolved tracking of interprotein signal transduction: Synechocystis PixD-PixE complex as a sensor of light intensity. J Am Chem Soc. 2012;134:8336-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This result suggests that the biological response of PixD does not follow a linear correlation with the light intensity but appears to be light-intensity-dependent...
  40. Liu D, Yang C. The nitrogen-regulated response regulator NrrA controls cyanophycin synthesis and glycogen catabolism in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:2055-71 pubmed publisher
    ..15 diverse cyanobacterial species with detailed experimental characterization of NrrA-mediated regulation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803...
  41. Kim Y, Park K, Kim S, Ji E, Kim J, Lee S, et al. Identification of trimethylation at C-terminal lysine of pilin in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011;404:587-92 pubmed publisher
    Various post-translational modifications (PTMs) of pilin in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 have been proposed. In this study, we investigated previously unidentified PTMs of pilin by mass spectrometry (MS)...
  42. Gwizdala M, Wilson A, Kirilovsky D. In vitro reconstitution of the cyanobacterial photoprotective mechanism mediated by the Orange Carotenoid Protein in Synechocystis PCC 6803. Plant Cell. 2011;23:2631-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Using the in vitro system we developed, it will now be possible to elucidate the quenching process and the chemical nature of the quencher...
  43. Hernandez Prieto M, Tibiletti T, Abasova L, Kirilovsky D, Vass I, Funk C. The small CAB-like proteins of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: their involvement in chlorophyll biogenesis for Photosystem II. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011;1807:1143-51 pubmed publisher
    The five small CAB-like proteins (ScpA-E) of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  44. Azuma M, Osanai T, Hirai M, Tanaka K. A response regulator Rre37 and an RNA polymerase sigma factor SigE represent two parallel pathways to activate sugar catabolism in a cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:404-12 pubmed publisher
    Sugar catabolic genes are induced during nitrogen starvation in a cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, but the underlying regulatory mechanism still remains to be completely characterized...
  45. Du W, Liang F, Duan Y, Tan X, Lu X. Exploring the photosynthetic production capacity of sucrose by cyanobacteria. Metab Eng. 2013;19:17-25 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, the production of sucrose by the cyanobacteria Synechocystis sp. PCC6803, Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942, and Anabaena sp. PCC7120 was examined...
  46. Byeon Y, Lee K, Park Y, Park S, Back K. Molecular cloning and functional analysis of serotonin N-acetyltransferase from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. J Pineal Res. 2013;55:371-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The thermotolerance of cSNAT suggests that melatonin plays a role in the response to high-temperature stress. Further analysis of this role of melatonin in higher plants is needed. ..
  47. Eaton Rye J. Construction of gene interruptions and gene deletions in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803. Methods Mol Biol. 2011;684:295-312 pubmed publisher
    ..are presented for the storage, growth, transformation, and characterization of wild type and mutant strains of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803...
  48. Cameron J, Pakrasi H. Glutathione in Synechocystis 6803: a closer look into the physiology of a ?gshB mutant. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:89-92 pubmed
    ..a ?gshB (glutathione synthetase) mutant strain as a tool to evaluate the role of GSH in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 (hereafter Synechocystis 6803), a model photosynthetic organism...
  49. Kim S, Chung J, Sutton R, Lee J, López Maury L, Lee S, et al. Redox, mutagenic and structural studies of the glutaredoxin/arsenate reductase couple from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1824:392-403 pubmed publisher
    The arsenate reductase from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 has been characterized in terms of the redox properties of its cysteine residues and their role in the reaction catalyzed by the enzyme...
  50. Nikkinen H, Hakkila K, Gunnelius L, Huokko T, Pollari M, Tyystjarvi T. The SigB ? factor regulates multiple salt acclimation responses of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Physiol. 2012;158:514-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The group 2 sigma factor SigB was found to be important for the growth of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in high-salt (0...
  51. Watanabe S, Shiwa Y, Itaya M, Yoshikawa H. Complete sequence of the first chimera genome constructed by cloning the whole genome of Synechocystis strain PCC6803 into the Bacillus subtilis 168 genome. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:7007 pubmed publisher
    ..of existing or designed genomes is made feasible by the first successful cloning of a cyanobacterium, Synechocystis PCC6803, in Gram-positive, endospore-forming Bacillus subtilis...
  52. Nogales J, Gudmundsson S, Knight E, Palsson B, Thiele I. Detailing the optimality of photosynthesis in cyanobacteria through systems biology analysis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:2678-83 pubmed publisher
    ..We reconstructed a high-quality genome-scale metabolic network for Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 that describes key photosynthetic processes in mechanistic detail...
  53. Düppre E, Rupprecht E, Schneider D. Specific and promiscuous functions of multiple DnaJ proteins in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Microbiology. 2011;157:1269-78 pubmed publisher
    ..typically encode multiple Hsp70 (DnaK) and Hsp40 (DnaJ) chaperones, and in the genome of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803, three DnaK proteins are encoded together with seven DnaJ proteins...
  54. Boehm M, Romero E, Reisinger V, Yu J, Komenda J, Eichacker L, et al. Investigating the early stages of photosystem II assembly in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: isolation of CP47 and CP43 complexes. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:14812-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Using the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  55. Trautmann D, Voss B, Wilde A, Al Babili S, Hess W. Microevolution in cyanobacteria: re-sequencing a motile substrain of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DNA Res. 2012;19:435-48 pubmed publisher
    b>Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is a widely used model cyanobacterium for studying photosynthesis, phototaxis, the production of biofuels and many other aspects...
  56. Qiao J, Huang S, Te R, Wang J, Chen L, Zhang W. Integrated proteomic and transcriptomic analysis reveals novel genes and regulatory mechanisms involved in salt stress responses in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97:8253-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Although cellular responses of a model cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  57. Adams N, Reid J. The allosteric role of the AAA+ domain of ChlD protein from the magnesium chelatase of synechocystis species PCC 6803. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:28727-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Using a series of mutants in the AAA(+) domain of ChlD, we show that this site is essential for magnesium chelation and allosterically regulates Mg(2+) and MgATP(2-) binding. ..
  58. Downing S, van de Venter M, Downing T. The effect of exogenous ?-N-methylamino-L: -alanine on the growth of Synechocystis PCC6803. Microb Ecol. 2012;63:149-56 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, both the uptake of exogenous BMAA by and the effect of exogenous BMAA on the growth of Synechocystis PCC6803 were investigated...
  59. Landry B, Stöckel J, Pakrasi H. Use of degradation tags to control protein levels in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:2833-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The steady-state fluorescence levels of different enhanced yellow fluorescent protein (eYFP) tag variants in a Synechocystis sp. indicated a tunable range from 1% to 50% of untagged eYFP.
  60. Mao L, Verwoerd W. Genome-scale stoichiometry analysis to elucidate the innate capability of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis for electricity generation. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;40:1161-80 pubmed publisher
    b>Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 has been considered as a promising biocatalyst for electricity generation in recent microbial fuel cell research...
  61. Battchikova N, Wei L, Du L, Bersanini L, Aro E, Ma W. Identification of novel Ssl0352 protein (NdhS), essential for efficient operation of cyclic electron transport around photosystem I, in NADPH:plastoquinone oxidoreductase (NDH-1) complexes of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:36992-7001 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify missing subunits, we screened a transposon-tagged library of Synechocystis 6803 cells grown under high light...
  62. Dutheil J, Saenkham P, Sakr S, Leplat C, Ortega Ramos M, Bottin H, et al. The AbrB2 autorepressor, expressed from an atypical promoter, represses the hydrogenase operon to regulate hydrogen production in Synechocystis strain PCC6803. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:5423-33 pubmed publisher
    ..the abrB2 gene (sll0822) encoding an AbrB-like regulator in the wild-type strain of the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis strain PCC6803...
  63. Badarau A, Dennison C. Thermodynamics of copper and zinc distribution in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:13007-12 pubmed publisher
    ..is supplied to plastocyanin for photosynthesis and cytochrome c oxidase for respiration in the thylakoids of Synechocystis PCC 6803 by the membrane-bound P-type ATPases CtaA and PacS, and the metallochaperone Atx1...
  64. Schulze K, López D, Tillich U, Frohme M. A simple viability analysis for unicellular cyanobacteria using a new autofluorescence assay, automated microscopy, and ImageJ. BMC Biotechnol. 2011;11:118 pubmed publisher
  65. Qiao J, Wang J, Chen L, Tian X, Huang S, Ren X, et al. Quantitative iTRAQ LC-MS/MS proteomics reveals metabolic responses to biofuel ethanol in cyanobacterial Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:5286-300 pubmed publisher
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    ..Here, we show the presence of two cis-encoded asRNAs (PsbA2R and PsbA3R) of psbA2 and psbA3 from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. These asRNAs are located in the 5' untranslated region of psbA2 and psbA3 genes...
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    We have investigated the response of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 during growth at very low O2 concentration (bubbled with 99.9?% N(2)/0.1?% CO2)...
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    ..acetone from CO(2), by designing and creating a modularized synthetic pathway in engineered cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. The engineered Synechocystis cells are able to produce acetone (36...