propionigenium

Summary

Summary: A genus of strictly anaerobic, nonsporeforming gram-negative bacteria in the family Fusobacteriaceae. Species in this genus are popularly used in biochemical research.

Top Publications

  1. Roalkvam I, Bredy F, Baumberger T, Pedersen R, Steen I. Hypnocyclicus thermotrophus gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from a microbial mat in a hydrothermal vent field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2015;65:4521-5 pubmed publisher
    ..rRNA gene, showed that the closest relatives of IR-2T were Ilyobacter tartaricus, Ilyobacter insuetus, Propionigenium modestum and Fusobacterium varium (91 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity)...
  2. Zeng S, Huang Z, Hou D, Liu J, Weng S, He J. Composition, diversity and function of intestinal microbiota in pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) at different culture stages. Peerj. 2017;5:e3986 pubmed publisher
    ..OTUs belonged to 289 genera and the most abundant genera were Candidatus_Xiphinematobacter, Propionigenium, Synechococcus, Shewanella and Cetobacterium...
  3. Dimroth P, Cook G. Bacterial Na+ - or H+ -coupled ATP synthases operating at low electrochemical potential. Adv Microb Physiol. 2004;49:175-218 pubmed
    ..A prominent example is Propionigenium modestum, which converts the free energy of the decarboxylation of (S)-methylmalonyl-CoA to propionyl-CoA (..
  4. Wiedenmann A, Dimroth P, von Ballmoos C. Functional asymmetry of the F(0) motor in bacterial ATP synthases. Mol Microbiol. 2009;72:479-90 pubmed publisher
    ..5 were required for ATP synthesis in vitro. This discrepancy is discussed with respect to the hypothesis that during respiration lateral proton diffusion could lead to significant acidification at the membrane surface...
  5. Dimroth P, Matthey U, Kaim G. Osmomechanics of the Propionigenium modestum F(o) motor. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2000;32:449-58 pubmed
    In Propionigenium modestum, ATP is manufactured from ADP and phosphate by the enzyme ATP synthase using the free energy of an electrochemical gradient of Na+ ions. The P...
  6. Ozaki Y, Suzuki T, Kuruma Y, Ueda T, Yoshida M. UncI protein can mediate ring-assembly of c-subunits of FoF1-ATP synthase in vitro. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008;367:663-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We recently reported that assembly of c-ring of Propionigenium modestum in the membranes of Escherichia coli cells required P...