actinomycetales

Summary

Summary: An order of gram-positive, primarily aerobic BACTERIA that tend to form branching filaments.

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  1. Mueller U, Ishak H, Lee J, Sen R, Gutell R. Placement of attine ant-associated Pseudonocardia in a global Pseudonocardia phylogeny (Pseudonocardiaceae, Actinomycetales): a test of two symbiont-association models. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2010;98:195-212 pubmed publisher
  2. Wang X, Nie Y, Tang Y, Wu G, Wu X. n-Alkane chain length alters Dietzia sp. strain DQ12-45-1b biosurfactant production and cell surface activity. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:400-2 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the mechanisms of biosurfactant production and cell surface hydrophobicity are dependent upon the chain lengths of the n-alkanes used as carbon sources...
  3. Zhou X, Xin Z, Lu X, Yang X, Zhao M, Wang L, et al. High efficiency degradation crude oil by a novel mutant irradiated from Dietzia strain by 12C6+ heavy ion using response surface methodology. Bioresour Technol. 2013;137:386-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, bioresource Dietzia strain DMYR9, high ability to degradation, can be further used for subsequent repair hydrocarbons polluted of environment...
  4. Lee M, Kong D, Han K, Sherman D, Bai L, Deng Z, et al. Structural analysis and biosynthetic engineering of a solubility-improved and less-hemolytic nystatin-like polyene in Pseudonocardia autotrophica. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;95:157-68 pubmed publisher
    ..These characteristics reveal NPP as a promising candidate for further development into a pharmacokinetically improved, less-cytotoxic polyene antifungal antibiotic...
  5. Hong S, Cheng T, Layre E, Sweet L, Young D, Posey J, et al. Ultralong C100 mycolic acids support the assignment of Segniliparus as a new bacterial genus. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39017 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, these new and unexpected extremes of mycolic acid chemical structure raise questions about the modes of mycolic acid packing and folding into a membrane...
  6. Binda E, Marcone G, Pollegioni L, Marinelli F. Characterization of VanYn, a novel D,D-peptidase/D,D-carboxypeptidase involved in glycopeptide antibiotic resistance in Nonomuraea sp. ATCC 39727. FEBS J. 2012;279:3203-13 pubmed publisher
    ..It may also contribute to an early warning system for emerging resistance mechanisms following the introduction into clinics of a second-generation glycopeptide such as dalbavancin...
  7. Jacques M, Durand K, Orgeur G, Balidas S, Fricot C, Bonneau S, et al. Phylogenetic analysis and polyphasic characterization of Clavibacter michiganensis strains isolated from tomato seeds reveal that nonpathogenic strains are distinct from C. michiganensis subsp. michiganensis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:8388-402 pubmed publisher
    ..This illustrates the importance of seed transmission in the worldwide dispersion of this pathogen and its survival and adaptation abilities in a new environment once introduced...
  8. Zhao W, Zhong Y, Yuan H, Wang J, Zheng H, Wang Y, et al. Complete genome sequence of the rifamycin SV-producing Amycolatopsis mediterranei U32 revealed its genetic characteristics in phylogeny and metabolism. Cell Res. 2010;20:1096-108 pubmed publisher
  9. von der Weid I, Marques J, Cunha C, Lippi R, Dos Santos S, Rosado A, et al. Identification and biodegradation potential of a novel strain of Dietzia cinnamea isolated from a petroleum-contaminated tropical soil. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2007;30:331-9 pubmed
    ..With the results presented here this species is implicated not only as a human pathogen but also as a potential strain for further studies concerning its role for bioremediation of oil contaminated soil. ..

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  1. Raoult D, Fenollar F, Birg M. Culture of T. whipplei from the stool of a patient with Whipple's disease. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:1503-5 pubmed
  2. Marcone G, Beltrametti F, Binda E, Carrano L, Foulston L, Hesketh A, et al. Novel mechanism of glycopeptide resistance in the A40926 producer Nonomuraea sp. ATCC 39727. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010;54:2465-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Heterologous expression of vanY in a sensitive Streptomyces species, Streptomyces venezuelae, resulted in higher levels of glycopeptide resistance. ..
  3. Barke J, Seipke R, Gruschow S, Heavens D, Drou N, Bibb M, et al. A mixed community of actinomycetes produce multiple antibiotics for the fungus farming ant Acromyrmex octospinosus. BMC Biol. 2010;8:109 pubmed publisher
    ..octospinosus. Our results show that a combination of co-evolution and environmental sampling results in the diversity of actinomycete symbionts and antibiotics associated with attine ants. ..
  4. Dimise E, Widboom P, Bruner S. Structure elucidation and biosynthesis of fuscachelins, peptide siderophores from the moderate thermophile Thermobifida fusca. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:15311-6 pubmed publisher
    Bacteria belonging to the order Actinomycetales have proven to be an important source of biologically active and often therapeutically useful natural products...
  5. Armitage S, Broch J, Marín H, Nash D, Boomsma J. Immune defense in leaf-cutting ants: a cross-fostering approach. Evolution. 2011;65:1791-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results illustrate the complexity of the selection pressures that affect the expression of multilevel immune defenses. ..
  6. Sasaki E, Ogasawara Y, Liu H. A biosynthetic pathway for BE-7585A, a 2-thiosugar-containing angucycline-type natural product. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:7405-17 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of these genetic and biochemical experiments, a biosynthetic pathway for BE-7585A can now be proposed. The combined results set the stage for future biochemical studies of 2-thiosugar biosynthesis and BE-7585A assembly. ..
  7. Li W, Xu P, Schumann P, Zhang Y, Pukall R, Xu L, et al. Georgenia ruanii sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from forest soil in Yunnan (China), and emended description of the genus Georgenia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1424-8 pubmed
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is YIM 004(T) (=CCTCC AB 204065(T)=DSM 17458(T)=KCTC 19029(T)). In addition, an emended description of the genus Georgenia is presented. ..
  8. Torres Pazmiño D, Baas B, Janssen D, Fraaije M. Kinetic mechanism of phenylacetone monooxygenase from Thermobifida fusca. Biochemistry. 2008;47:4082-93 pubmed publisher
    ..The mutants were unable to convert either phenylacetone or benzyl methyl sulfide. This demonstrates that R337 is crucially involved in assisting PAMO-mediated Baeyer-Villiger and sulfoxidation reactions. ..
  9. van Bloois E, Torres Pazmiño D, Winter R, Fraaije M. A robust and extracellular heme-containing peroxidase from Thermobifida fusca as prototype of a bacterial peroxidase superfamily. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;86:1419-30 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the detailed biochemical characterization reported here contributes significantly to our understanding of these enzymes and further emphasizes their biotechnological potential. ..
  10. Kost C, Lakatos T, Böttcher I, Arendholz W, Redenbach M, Wirth R. Non-specific association between filamentous bacteria and fungus-growing ants. Naturwissenschaften. 2007;94:821-8 pubmed
    ..Soil-dwelling actinomycetes may have been dynamically recruited from the environment (horizontal transmission), probably reflecting an adaptation to a diverse community of microbial pathogens. ..
  11. Caspi J, Irwin D, Lamed R, Li Y, Fierobe H, Wilson D, et al. Conversion of Thermobifida fusca free exoglucanases into cellulosomal components: comparative impact on cellulose-degrading activity. J Biotechnol. 2008;135:351-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The marked difference in the response of the two exoglucanases to incorporation into a cellulosome, suggests that the family-48 cellulase is more appropriate than the family-6 enzyme as a designer cellulosome component...
  12. Shawky R, Puk O, Wietzorrek A, Pelzer S, Takano E, Wohlleben W, et al. The border sequence of the balhimycin biosynthesis gene cluster from Amycolatopsis balhimycina contains bbr, encoding a StrR-like pathway-specific regulator. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;13:76-88 pubmed
    ..By in silico analysis and by comparison of the DNA sequences binding Bbr, conserved inverted repeat sequences for the Bbr-binding site are proposed. The putative Bbr consensus sequence differs from that published for StrR. ..
  13. Liu M, Peng F, Wang Y, Zhang K, Chen G, Fang C. Kineococcus xinjiangensis sp. nov., isolated from desert sand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:1090-3 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is S2-20(T) (=CCTCC AB 207179(T) =KCTC 19474(T)). ..
  14. Barabote R, Xie G, Leu D, Normand P, Necsulea A, Daubin V, et al. Complete genome of the cellulolytic thermophile Acidothermus cellulolyticus 11B provides insights into its ecophysiological and evolutionary adaptations. Genome Res. 2009;19:1033-43 pubmed publisher
  15. Mueller U, Dash D, Rabeling C, Rodrigues A. Coevolution between attine ants and actinomycete bacteria: a reevaluation. Evolution. 2008;62:2894-912 pubmed publisher
    ..The defining feature of coevolution--reciprocal modification--therefore remains to be established for the attine ant-actinomycete mutualism. ..
  16. Ransom C, Balan V, Biswas G, Dale B, Crockett E, Sticklen M. Heterologous Acidothermus cellulolyticus 1,4-beta-endoglucanase E1 produced within the corn biomass converts corn stover into glucose. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2007;137-140:207-19 pubmed publisher
  17. Lykidis A, Mavromatis K, Ivanova N, Anderson I, Land M, DiBartolo G, et al. Genome sequence and analysis of the soil cellulolytic actinomycete Thermobifida fusca YX. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:2477-86 pubmed
    ..In addition to providing an overview of the physiology of a soil actinomycete, this study presents insights on the transcriptional regulation and secretion of cellulases which may facilitate the industrial exploitation of these systems. ..
  18. Maiti S, Singh K, Lantz A, Bhushan M, Wangikar P. Substrate uptake, phosphorus repression, and effect of seed culture on glycopeptide antibiotic production: process model development and experimental validation. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2010;105:109-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The model may have applications in optimizing seed transfer, medium composition, and feeding strategy for maximizing production. ..
  19. Kampfer P, Martin K, Schafer J, Schumann P. Kytococcus aerolatus sp. nov., isolated from indoor air in a room colonized with moulds. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2009;32:301-5 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of these results a novel species to be named Kytococcus aerolatus sp. nov., is proposed, with the type strain 02-St-019/1(T) (=DSM 22179(T)=CCM 7639(T)). ..
  20. Yook K, Hodgkin J. Mos1 mutagenesis reveals a diversity of mechanisms affecting response of Caenorhabditis elegans to the bacterial pathogen Microbacterium nematophilum. Genetics. 2007;175:681-97 pubmed
    ..The results illustrate advantages and disadvantages of Mos1 transposon mutagenesis in this system. ..
  21. Gneiding K, Frodl R, Funke G. Identities of Microbacterium spp. encountered in human clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2008;46:3646-52 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is, so far, the largest on Microbacterium spp. encountered in human clinical specimens and outlines the heterogeneity of clinical Microbacterium strains. ..
  22. Van Lanen S, Oh T, Liu W, Wendt Pienkowski E, Shen B. Characterization of the maduropeptin biosynthetic gene cluster from Actinomadura madurae ATCC 39144 supporting a unifying paradigm for enediyne biosynthesis. J Am Chem Soc. 2007;129:13082-94 pubmed
    ..The results demonstrate a platform for engineering new enediynes by combinatorial biosynthesis and establish a unified paradigm for the biosynthesis of enediyne polyketides. ..
  23. Nie Y, Liang J, Fang H, Tang Y, Wu X. Two novel alkane hydroxylase-rubredoxin fusion genes isolated from a Dietzia bacterium and the functions of fused rubredoxin domains in long-chain n-alkane degradation. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:7279-88 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the fusion of alkane hydroxylase and rubredoxin genes from both Gram-positive and -negative bacteria can increase the degradation of long-chain n-alkanes (such as C(32)) in the Gram-negative bacterium. ..
  24. Noda S, Ito Y, Shimizu N, Tanaka T, Ogino C, Kondo A. Over-production of various secretory-form proteins in Streptomyces lividans. Protein Expr Purif. 2010;73:198-202 pubmed publisher
    ..Three independent proteins were thus successfully expressed and purified, and we expect to use this system for the expression of other valuable heterologous proteins...
  25. Tian X, Zhi X, Qiu Y, Zhang Y, Tang S, Xu L, et al. Sciscionella marina gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine actinomycete isolated from a sediment in the northern South China Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:222-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The name Sciscionella gen. nov. is proposed, with the novel species Sciscionella marina sp. nov. The type strain of Sciscionella marina is SCSIO 00231(T) (=KCTC 19433(T) =CCTCC AA208009(T))...
  26. Sghaier H, Ghedira K, Benkahla A, Barkallah I. Basal DNA repair machinery is subject to positive selection in ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria. BMC Genomics. 2008;9:297 pubmed publisher
  27. Morohoshi T, Wang W, Someya N, Ikeda T. Genome sequence of Microbacterium testaceum StLB037, an N-acylhomoserine lactone-degrading bacterium isolated from potato leaves. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:2072-3 pubmed publisher
    ..M. testaceum StLB037 was isolated from potato leaves and shows N-acylhomoserine lactone-degrading activity. Here, we present the 3.98-Mb complete genome sequence of StLB037, with an average GC content of 70.28%...
  28. Ziegelhoffer T, Raasch J, Austin Phillips S. Expression of Acidothermus cellulolyticus E1 endo-beta-1,4-glucanase catalytic domain in transplastomic tobacco. Plant Biotechnol J. 2009;7:527-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Most importantly, the active recombinant enzyme was recovered very easily and efficiently from dried plant material and constituted as much as 0.3% of the dry weight of leaf tissue...
  29. Gallo G, Renzone G, Alduina R, Stegmann E, Weber T, Lantz A, et al. Differential proteomic analysis reveals novel links between primary metabolism and antibiotic production in Amycolatopsis balhimycina. Proteomics. 2010;10:1336-58 pubmed publisher
  30. Chen S, Liu Z, Chen J, Wu J. Study on improvement of extracellular production of recombinant Thermobifida fusca cutinase by Escherichia coli. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2011;165:666-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Supplied with 100 mM glycine and 1 mM TDOC, the amount of cutinase in periplasm decreased remarkably, and the activity in the culture medium reached to 146.2 and 149.2 U/ml after 54 h of culturing, respectively...
  31. Orru R, Dudek H, Martinoli C, Torres Pazmiño D, Royant A, Weik M, et al. Snapshots of enzymatic Baeyer-Villiger catalysis: oxygen activation and intermediate stabilization. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:29284-91 pubmed publisher
  32. VanderGheynst J, Rezaei F, Dooley T, Berry A. Switchgrass leaching requirements for solid-state fermentation by Acidothermus cellulolyticus. Biotechnol Prog. 2010;26:622-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Upon extraction A. cellulolyticus colonized switchgrass in solid fermentation without exogenous addition of carbon and nitrogen sources. It is the first demonstration of growth of A. cellulolyticus in solid fermentation...
  33. Thykaer J, Nielsen J, Wohlleben W, Weber T, Gutknecht M, Lantz A, et al. Increased glycopeptide production after overexpression of shikimate pathway genes being part of the balhimycin biosynthetic gene cluster. Metab Eng. 2010;12:455-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these results the relation between primary and secondary metabolism with regards to Dahp and Pdh is discussed...
  34. Bihari Z, Szvetnik A, Szabo Z, Blastyak A, Zombori Z, Balazs M, et al. Functional analysis of long-chain n-alkane degradation by Dietzia spp. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011;316:100-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The presented data furnish the first experimental evidence of the in vivo existence of an AlkB-Rub natural fusion protein, which plays a major role in long-chain n-alkane degradation...
  35. Koh W, Choi G, Lee S, Park Y, Lee N, Shin S. First case of Segniliparus rotundus pneumonia in a patient with bronchiectasis. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:3403-5 pubmed publisher
    ..rotundus by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and rpoB PCR-restriction analysis. Antibiotic therapy with clarithromycin and ciprofloxacin for 2 months improved the patient's condition and achieved successful sputum conversion...
  36. Hodiamont C, Huisman C, Spanjaard L, Van Ketel R. Kytococcus schroeteri pneumonia in two patients with a hematological malignancy. Infection. 2010;38:138-40 pubmed publisher
    ..When blood cultures or respiratory specimens yield micrococcus-like colonies, Kytococcus species, which are often resistant to penicillin, should be considered and the antimicrobial therapy should be adjusted accordingly...
  37. Kim B, Lee M, Seo J, Hwang Y, Lee M, Han K, et al. Identification of functionally clustered nystatin-like biosynthetic genes in a rare actinomycetes, Pseudonocardia autotrophica. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2009;36:1425-34 pubmed publisher
  38. Doukyu N, Yamagishi W, Kuwahara H, Ogino H. A maltooligosaccharide-forming amylase gene from Brachybacterium sp. strain LB25: cloning and expression in Escherichia coli. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2008;72:2444-7 pubmed
    ..The amylase gene was expressed in Escherichia coli, but the specific activity of the recombinant amylase was lower than that of the amylase purified from strain LB25...
  39. Bagwell C, Bhat S, Hawkins G, Smith B, Biswas T, Hoover T, et al. Survival in nuclear waste, extreme resistance, and potential applications gleaned from the genome sequence of Kineococcus radiotolerans SRS30216. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e3878 pubmed publisher
    ..These results highlight the remarkable ability of K radiotolerans to withstand environmental extremes and suggest that in situ bioremediation of organic complexants from high level radioactive waste may be feasible...
  40. Tamura T, Ishida Y, Otoguro M, Hatano K, Suzuki K. Classification of 'Streptomyces tenebrarius' Higgins and Kastner as Streptoalloteichus tenebrarius nom. rev., comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Streptoalloteichus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:688-91 pubmed publisher
    ..rev., comb. nov. is proposed for this species. The type strain is NBRC 16177(T) (=ATCC 17920(T) =DSM 40477(T) =JCM 4838(T) =NRRL B-12390(T) =ISP 5477(T))...
  41. Aepinus C, Adolph E, von Eiff C, Podbielski A, Petzsch M. Kytococcus schroeteri: a probably underdiagnosed pathogen involved in prosthetic valve endocarditis. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2008;120:46-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Since the first description of K. schroeteri in 2002, four cases of endocarditis have been published, suggesting antecedent and continuing underdiagnosis...
  42. Renvoise A, Roux V, Casalta J, Thuny F, Riberi A. Kytococcus schroeteri, a rare agent of endocarditis. Int J Infect Dis. 2008;12:223-7 pubmed
  43. Bagwell C, Milliken C, Ghoshroy S, Blom D. Intracellular copper accumulation enhances the growth of Kineococcus radiotolerans during chronic irradiation. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:1376-84 pubmed publisher
  44. Droghetti E, Nicoletti F, Bonamore A, Boechi L, Arroyo Mañez P, Estrin D, et al. Heme pocket structural properties of a bacterial truncated hemoglobin from Thermobifida fusca. Biochemistry. 2010;49:10394-402 pubmed publisher
    ..The spectroscopic and computational results demonstrate that CO interacts with TrpG8 in form 1 and interacts with both TrpG8 and TyrCD1 in form 2. TyrB10 does not directly interact with the bound CO...
  45. Zhang Y, Chen S, Xu M, Cavaco Paulo A, Cavoco Paulo A, Wu J, et al. Characterization of Thermobifida fusca cutinase-carbohydrate-binding module fusion proteins and their potential application in bioscouring. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:6870-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The improvement in activity and the strong synergistic effect between the fusion proteins and pectinase suggest that they may have better applications in textile bioscouring than the native cutinase...
  46. Lindenmuth B, McDonald K. Production and characterization of Acidothermus cellulolyticus endoglucanase in Pichia pastoris. Protein Expr Purif. 2011;77:153-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Michaelis-Menten kinetic parameters were determined, using a fluorescent substrate (methylumbelliferyl-?-d-cellobioside) at various temperatures. This thermostable enzyme can be used in future cellulosic biofuels-related research...
  47. Abdel Mageed W, Milne B, Wagner M, Schumacher M, Sandor P, Pathom aree W, et al. Dermacozines, a new phenazine family from deep-sea dermacocci isolated from a Mariana Trench sediment. Org Biomol Chem. 2010;8:2352-62 pubmed publisher
    ..4 microM...
  48. Moraïs S, Barak Y, Caspi J, Hadar Y, Lamed R, Shoham Y, et al. Contribution of a xylan-binding module to the degradation of a complex cellulosic substrate by designer cellulosomes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:3787-96 pubmed publisher
    ..The results provide novel mechanistic insight into the synergistic activity of designer cellulosome components on natural plant cell wall substrates...
  49. Sales C, Mahendra S, Grostern A, Parales R, Goodwin L, Woyke T, et al. Genome sequence of the 1,4-dioxane-degrading Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans strain CB1190. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:4549-50 pubmed publisher
  50. Silva C, Da S, Silva N, Matama T, Araujo R, Martins M, et al. Engineered Thermobifida fusca cutinase with increased activity on polyester substrates. Biotechnol J. 2011;6:1230-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this study provides valuable insight on how the function and stability of enzymes can be improved by molecular engineering for their application in synthetic fiber biotransformation...
  51. Xiao J, Luo Y, Xie S, Xu J. Serinicoccus profundi sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from deep-sea sediment, and emended description of the genus Serinicoccus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011;61:16-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The DNA G+C content was 72 mol%. Strain MCCC 1A05965(T) (=0714S6-1(T) =DSM 21363(T) =CGMCC 4.5582(T)) is assigned as the type strain of a novel species, for which the name Serinicoccus profundi sp. nov. is proposed...
  52. Duangmal K, Thamchaipenet A, Matsumoto A, Takahashi Y. Pseudonocardia acaciae sp. nov., isolated from roots of Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn. ex Benth. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:1487-91 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. The type strain is strain GMKU095(T) (=NRRL B-24609(T) =BCC 28481(T) =TISTR 1862(T) =NBRC 104274(T))...
  53. Fenollar F, Puechal X, Raoult D. Whipple's disease. N Engl J Med. 2007;356:55-66 pubmed
  54. Akimkina T, Yook K, Curnock S, Hodgkin J. Genome characterization, analysis of virulence and transformation of Microbacterium nematophilum, a coryneform pathogen of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006;264:145-51 pubmed
    ..Mutagenesis experiments have yielded stable avirulent mutants of M. nematophilum. As a first step towards molecular genetic analysis, methods for low-efficiency transformation of M. nematophilum have been developed...
  55. Poulsen M, Erhardt D, Molinaro D, Lin T, Currie C. Antagonistic bacterial interactions help shape host-symbiont dynamics within the fungus-growing ant-microbe mutualism. PLoS ONE. 2007;2:e960 pubmed
  56. Casali N, Riley L. A phylogenomic analysis of the Actinomycetales mce operons. BMC Genomics. 2007;8:60 pubmed
    ..Expanding databases of complete microbial genome sequences facilitate a comparative genomic approach that can provide valuable insight into the role of uncharacterized proteins...
  57. Bredholt H, Fjaervik E, Johnsen G, Zotchev S. Actinomycetes from sediments in the Trondheim fjord, Norway: diversity and biological activity. Mar Drugs. 2008;6:12-24 pubmed
    ..The latter implies that actinomycetes from marine sediments in Norwegian fjords can be potential sources for the discovery of novel anti-infective agents...
  58. Shin N, Kim M, Jung M, Roh S, Nam Y, Park E, et al. Leucobacter celer sp. nov., isolated from Korean fermented seafood. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011;61:2353-7 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is NAL101(T) (?=?KACC 14220(T) ?=?JCM 16465(T))...
  59. Nasri Nasrabadi M, Razavi S. Use of response surface methodology in a fed-batch process for optimization of tricarboxylic acid cycle intermediates to achieve high levels of canthaxanthin from Dietzia natronolimnaea HS-1. J Biosci Bioeng. 2010;109:361-8 pubmed publisher
    ..69 mM; oxaloacetate, 8.68 mM; succinate, 8.51 mM...
  60. Khodaiyan F, Razavi S, Emam djomeh Z, Mousavi S. Optimization of canthaxanthin production by Dietzia natronolimnaea HS-1 using response surface methodology. Pak J Biol Sci. 2007;10:2544-52 pubmed
    ..The optimum condition for the highest canthaxanthin production (5.32 mg L(-1)) was a pH of 7.53, glucose concentration of 25.90 g L(-1) and NaCI concentration of 3.42 g L(-1)...
  61. Reetz M, Wu S. Laboratory evolution of robust and enantioselective Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases for asymmetric catalysis. J Am Chem Soc. 2009;131:15424-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The most active and enantioselective mutants retain the high thermostability of the parent WT PAMO. The success of the "proline" hypothesis in the present system calls for further testing in future laboratory evolution studies...
  62. Li T, Zeng H, Ping Y, Lin H, Fan X, Guo Z, et al. Construction of a stable expression vector for Leifsonia xyli subsp. cynodontis and its application in studying the effect of the bacterium as an endophytic bacterium in rice. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007;267:176-83 pubmed
    ..Therefore, Lxc has the potential to be used as a benign endophyte for the expression of foreign genes in rice...
  63. Oraby H, Venkatesh B, Dale B, Ahmad R, Ransom C, Oehmke J, et al. Enhanced conversion of plant biomass into glucose using transgenic rice-produced endoglucanase for cellulosic ethanol. Transgenic Res. 2007;16:739-49 pubmed
  64. Nicoletti F, Comandini A, Bonamore A, Boechi L, Boubeta F, Feis A, et al. Sulfide binding properties of truncated hemoglobins. Biochemistry. 2010;49:2269-78 pubmed publisher
    ..The high affinity for hydrogen sulfide is thought to have a possible physiological significance as H(2)S is produced in bacteria at metabolic steps involved in cysteine biosynthesis and hence in thiol redox homeostasis...
  65. Dudek H, de Gonzalo G, Pazmiño D, Stepniak P, Wyrwicz L, Rychlewski L, et al. Mapping the substrate binding site of phenylacetone monooxygenase from Thermobifida fusca by mutational analysis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:5730-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings will aid in more dedicated and effective redesign of PAMO and related monooxygenases toward an expanded substrate scope...
  66. Chen H, Qin S, Li J, Zhang Y, Xu L, Jiang C, et al. Pseudonocardia endophytica sp. nov., isolated from the pharmaceutical plant Lobelia clavata. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:559-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The name Pseudonocardia endophytica sp. nov. is proposed, with the type strain YIM 56035(T) (=DSM 44969(T) =CCTCC AA 206026(T) =KCTC 19150(T))...
  67. Reitter J, Mills K. Canonical protein splicing of a class 1 intein that has a class 3 noncanonical sequence motif. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:994-7 pubmed publisher
    ..However, it has Cys at position one, characteristic of class 1 inteins. Splicing does not require the internal Cys, which may instead coordinate the active site. Therefore, the intein is class 1...
  68. Secundo F, Fialà S, Fraaije M, de Gonzalo G, Meli M, Zambianchi F, et al. Effects of water miscible organic solvents on the activity and conformation of the Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases from Thermobifida fusca and Acinetobacter calcoaceticus: a comparative study. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2011;108:491-9 pubmed publisher
  69. Wang W, Morohoshi T, Ikenoya M, Someya N, Ikeda T. AiiM, a novel class of N-acylhomoserine lactonase from the leaf-associated bacterium Microbacterium testaceum. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:2524-30 pubmed publisher
    ..carotovorum reduced pectinase activity markedly and attenuated soft rot symptoms on potato slices. In conclusion, this study indicated that AiiM might be effective in quenching quorum sensing of P. carotovorum subsp. carotovorum...
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