alcaligenes faecalis

Summary

Summary: The type species of gram negative bacteria in the genus ALCALIGENES, found in soil. It is non-pathogenic, non-pigmented, and used for the production of amino acids.

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  1. Rehfuss M, Urban J. Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. phenolicus subsp. nov. a phenol-degrading, denitrifying bacterium isolated from a graywater bioprocessor. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2005;28:421-9 pubmed
    ..16S rRNA and biochemical analysis has revealed strain J(T) closely resembles Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 8750T and A. faecalis subsp...
  2. Wang T, Zhu H, Ma X, Ma Y, Wei D. Structure-based stabilization of an enzyme: the case of penicillin acylase from Alcaligenes faecalis. Protein Pept Lett. 2006;13:177-83 pubmed
    ..The half life of the double mutant Q3C/P751C at 55 degrees C was increased by 50%. To our knowledge, this was the first structure-based genetic modification of AFPGA...
  3. Coenye T, Vancanneyt M, Cnockaert M, Falsen E, Swings J, Vandamme P. Kerstersia gyiorum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Alcaligenes faecalis-like organism isolated from human clinical samples, and reclassification of Alcaligenes denitrificans Rüger and Tan 1983 as Achromobacter denitrificans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1825-31 pubmed
    ..Phenotypically, these isolates resembled Alcaligenes faecalis. Whole-cell protein analysis distinguished two different species, and this was confirmed by DNA-DNA ..
  4. Kasche V, Ignatova Z, Märkl H, Plate W, Punckt N, Schmidt D, et al. Ca2+ is a cofactor required for membrane transport and maturation and is a yield-determining factor in high cell density penicillin amidase production. Biotechnol Prog. 2005;21:432-8 pubmed
    ..Thus, for optimal yields of the studied and other extra- and periplasmic enzymes that require Ca(2+) or other ions as cofactors for membrane transport and maturation, sufficient cofactor must be added in the feed...
  5. Singh R, Banerjee A, Kaul P, Barse B, Banerjee U. Release of an enantioselective nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis MTCC 126: a comparative study. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2005;27:415-424 pubmed publisher
    ..namely, solid shear, liquid shear and sonication, for the release of an enantioselective nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis MTCC 126...
  6. Zhao B, An Q, He Y, Guo J. N2O and N2 production during heterotrophic nitrification by Alcaligenes faecalis strain NR. Bioresour Technol. 2012;116:379-85 pubmed publisher
    A heterotrophic nitrifier, strain NR, was isolated from a membrane bioreactor. Strain NR was identified as Alcaligenes faecalis by Auto-Microbic system and 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. A...
  7. Joo H, Hirai M, Shoda M. Piggery wastewater treatment using Alcaligenes faecalis strain No. 4 with heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification. Water Res. 2006;40:3029-36 pubmed
    b>Alcaligenes faecalis strain No. 4, which has heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification abilities, was used to treat actual piggery wastewater containing high-strength ammonium under aerobic conditions...
  8. Wellinghausen N, Wirths B, Poppert S. Fluorescence in situ hybridization for rapid identification of Achromobacter xylosoxidans and Alcaligenes faecalis recovered from cystic fibrosis patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2006;44:3415-7 pubmed
    ..fluorescence in situ hybridization assays for the rapid identification of Achromobacter xylosoxidans and Alcaligenes faecalis. Both assays showed high sensitivities and high specificities with a collection of 155 nonfermenters from ..
  9. Joo H, Hirai M, Shoda M. Characteristics of ammonium removal by heterotrophic nitrification-aerobic denitrification by Alcaligenes faecalis No. 4. J Biosci Bioeng. 2005;100:184-91 pubmed
    b>Alcaligenes faecalis no. 4 has heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification abilities...

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  1. Liu Z, Li F, Cheng F, Zhang T, You Z, Xu J, et al. A novel synthesis of iminodiacetic acid: biocatalysis by whole Alcaligenes faecalis ZJB-09133 cells from iminodiacetonitrile. Biotechnol Prog. 2011;27:698-705 pubmed publisher
    ..strain with the capability of producing nitrilase, ZJB-09133, was isolated and identified, and later named Alcaligenes faecalis ZJB-09133...
  2. Liu Z, Dong L, Cheng F, Xue Y, Wang Y, Ding J, et al. Gene cloning, expression, and characterization of a nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis ZJUTB10. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:11560-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Characteristics investigation indicates that this nitrilase is promising in catalysis applications...
  3. Phung L, Trimble W, Meyer F, Gilbert J, Silver S. Draft genome sequence of Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis NCIB 8687 (CCUG 2071). J Bacteriol. 2012;194:5153 pubmed publisher
    b>Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis NCIB 8687, the betaproteobacterium from which arsenite oxidase had its structure solved and the first "arsenate gene island" identified, provided a draft genome of 3...
  4. Wilson M, Metcalf W. Genetic diversity and horizontal transfer of genes involved in oxidation of reduced phosphorus compounds by Alcaligenes faecalis WM2072. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:290-6 pubmed publisher
    ..grew well with either hypophosphite or phosphite was identified by 16S rRNA gene analysis as a strain of Alcaligenes faecalis. The genes required for oxidation of hypophosphite and phosphite by this organism were identified by using ..
  5. Jałowiecki Ł, Chojniak J, Dorgeloh E, Hegedusova B, Ejhed H, Magnér J, et al. Using phenotype microarrays in the assessment of the antibiotic susceptibility profile of bacteria isolated from wastewater in on-site treatment facilities. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2017;62:453-461 pubmed publisher
    ..fluorescens, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Stenotrophomonas rhizophila, Microbacterium flavescens, Alcaligenes faecalis ss faecalis, Flavobacterium hydatis, Variovorax paradoxus, Acinetobacter johnsonii, and Aeromonas bestiarum...
  6. Hay S, Johannissen L, Hothi P, Sutcliffe M, Scrutton N. Pressure effects on enzyme-catalyzed quantum tunneling events arise from protein-specific structural and dynamic changes. J Am Chem Soc. 2012;134:9749-54 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that coupling of MD calculations with experimental rate and KIE studies is required to provide atomistic understanding of pressure effects in enzyme-catalyzed reactions. ..
  7. Zhang Y, Zhou J, Xu Q, Cheng J, Luo Y, Yuan Y. Exogenous cofactors for the improvement of bioremoval and biotransformation of sulfamethoxazole by Alcaligenes faecalis. Sci Total Environ. 2016;565:547-556 pubmed publisher
    ..study investigated the effects of exogenous cofactors on the bioremoval and biotransformation of SMX by Alcaligenes faecalis. High concentration (100mg·L(-1)) of exogenous vitamin C (VC), vitamin B6 (VB6) and oxidized glutathione ..
  8. Tocheva E, Rosell F, Mauk A, Murphy M. Stable copper-nitrosyl formation by nitrite reductase in either oxidation state. Biochemistry. 2007;46:12366-74 pubmed
    ..formed by prolonged exposure of exogenous NO to crystals of wild-type and two variant forms of NiR from Alcaligenes faecalis (AfNiR), and the structures were determined to 1.8 A or better resolution...
  9. Zhang X, Liu Z, Xue Y, Wang Y, Yang B, Zheng Y. Production of R-Mandelic Acid Using Nitrilase from Recombinant E. coli Cells Immobilized with Tris(Hydroxymethyl)Phosphine. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2018;184:1024-1035 pubmed publisher
    Recombinant Escherichia coli cells harboring nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis were immobilized using tris(hydroxymethyl)phosphine (THP) as the coupling agent...
  10. Zhao W, Wang C, Xu L, Zhao C, Liang H, Qiu L. Biodegradation of nicosulfuron by a novel Alcaligenes faecalis strain ZWS11. J Environ Sci (China). 2015;35:151-162 pubmed publisher
    ..of the bacterium and phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rRNA sequence, strain ZWS11 was identified as Alcaligenes faecalis. The effects of the initial concentration of nicosulfuron, inoculation volume, and medium pH on degradation ..
  11. Impagliazzo A, Ubbink M. 1H, 13C and 15N resonance assignment of Cu(I)-pseudoazurin from Alcaligenes faecalis S-6. J Biomol NMR. 2004;29:541-2 pubmed
  12. Duval S, Santini J, Nitschke W, Hille R, Schoepp Cothenet B. The small subunit AroB of arsenite oxidase: lessons on the [2Fe-2S] Rieske protein superfamily. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:20442-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The redox properties of these two proteins, together with the low E(m) value (+160 mV) of the Alcaligenes faecalis arsenite oxidase Rieske (confirmed herein), are in line with the structural determinants observed in the ..
  13. Chang J. Biotransformation of arsenite and bacterial aox activity in drinking water produced from surface water of floating houses: Arsenic contamination in Cambodia. Environ Pollut. 2015;206:315-23 pubmed publisher
    ..oxidase aox system and the ars (arsenic resistance system) gene operon and aoxR leader gene activity in Alcaligenes faecalis SRR-11 and aoxS leader gene activity in Achromobacter xylosoxidans TSL-66...
  14. Mohammad B, Bustard M. Fed batch bioconversion of 2-propanol by a solvent tolerant strain of Alcaligenes faecalis entrapped in Ca-alginate gel. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;35:677-84 pubmed publisher
    ..isopropanol, IPA) to acetone was isolated from an oil/sump, and identified by 16 S rDNA analysis as Alcaligenes faecalis. Investigations showed this strain to be extremely solvent-tolerant and it was subsequently named ST1...
  15. Mehdizadeh S, Mehrnia M, Abdi K, Sarrafzadeh M. Biological treatment of toluene contaminated wastewater by Alcaligenese faecalis in an extractive membrane bioreactor; experiments and modeling. Water Sci Technol. 2011;64:1239-46 pubmed
    ..A mathematical model was developed to predict the pollutant concentration profile along the tube side of the membrane modules. ..
  16. Mantengoli E, Rossolini G. Tn5393d, a complex Tn5393 derivative carrying the PER-1 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase gene and other resistance determinants. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005;49:3289-96 pubmed
    In Alcaligenes faecalis FL-424/98, a clinical isolate that produces the PER-1 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase, the bla(PER-1) gene was found to be carried on a 44-kb nonconjugative plasmid, named pFL424, that was transferred to ..
  17. MacPherson I, Rosell F, Scofield M, Mauk A, Murphy M. Directed evolution of copper nitrite reductase to a chromogenic reductant. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2010;23:137-45 pubmed publisher
    Directed evolution methods were developed for Cu-containing nitrite reductase (NiR) from Alcaligenes faecalis S-6...
  18. Regar R, Gaur V, Mishra G, Jadhao S, Kamthan M, Manickam N. Draft Genome Sequence of Alcaligenes faecalis Strain IITR89, an Indole-Oxidizing Bacterium. Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    We report the draft genome sequence of Alcaligenes faecalis strain IITR89, a bacterium able to form indigo by utilizing indole as the sole carbon source...
  19. Kaihara S, Osanai Y, Nishikawa K, Toshima K, Doi Y, Matsumura S. Enzymatic transformation of bacterial polyhydroxyalkanoates into repolymerizable oligomers directed towards chemical recycling. Macromol Biosci. 2005;5:644-52 pubmed
    ..predominately produced by PHBDP from Pseudomonas stutzeri, while the R-3HB dimer was produced by PHBDP from Alcaligenes faecalis T1...
  20. Adedeji B, Ezeokoli O, Ezekiel C, Obadina A, Somorin Y, Sulyok M, et al. Bacterial species and mycotoxin contamination associated with locust bean, melon and their fermented products in south-western Nigeria. Int J Food Microbiol. 2017;258:73-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Bacillus (25%) and Staphylococcus (23.5%) dominated other genera. Potentially pathogenic species such as Alcaligenes faecalis, Bacillus anthracis, Proteus mirabilis and Staphylococcus sciuri subsp...
  21. Pan F, Yu Y, Xu A, Xia D, Sun Y, Cai Z, et al. Application of magnetic OMS-2 in sequencing batch reactor for treating dye wastewater as a modulator of microbial community. J Hazard Mater. 2017;340:36-46 pubmed publisher
    ..four bacterial strains with the considerable decolorizing ability were isolated from SBRs, designating Alcaligenes faecalis FP-G1, Bacillus aryabhattai FP-F1, Escherichia fergusonii FP-D1 and Rhodococcus ruber FP-E1, respectively...
  22. Sun J, Zhou Y, Yuan Z, Xu G. Immobilization of Alcaligenes faecalis penicillin G acylase on epoxy-type supports. Prikl Biokhim Mikrobiol. 2009;45:532-7 pubmed
    b>Alcaligenes faecalis penicillin G acylase has several desired features over other penicillin G acylases and its use in industry requires immobilization...
  23. Kim S, Kim M, Lee W, Kang S, Jeon Y. Misidentification of Acinetobacter baumannii as Alcaligenes faecalis by VITEK 2 System; Case Report. Lab Med. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..baumannii. Four clinical isolates of A. baumannii were identified as Alcaligenes faecalis by the VITEK 2 system. Misidentification might lead to unnecessary tests and inappropriate treatments...
  24. Kesik M, Blagodatsky S, Papen H, Butterbach Bahl K. Effect of pH, temperature and substrate on N2O, NO and CO2 production by Alcaligenes faecalis p. J Appl Microbiol. 2006;101:655-67 pubmed
    ..To study the effect of pH, temperature and substrate on the magnitude of N(2)O and NO production by heterotrophic nitrifiers...
  25. Kanazawa H, Hoque M, Tsunoda M, Suzuki K, Yamamoto T, Kawai G, et al. Structural insights into the catalytic reaction trigger and inhibition of D-3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase. Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun. 2016;72:507-15 pubmed publisher
    ..cognate substrate D-3-hydroxybutyrate and of the inhibition of the reaction by inhibitors, the enzyme from Alcaligenes faecalis has been analyzed by X-ray crystallography in liganded states with the substrate and with two types of ..
  26. Ray S, Mishra S, Bisen K, Singh S, Sarma B, Singh H. Modulation in phenolic root exudate profile of Abelmoschus esculentus expressing activation of defense pathway. Microbiol Res. 2018;207:100-107 pubmed publisher
    ..acid and quercetin in root exudates of Abelmoschus esculentus act as chemoattractants of endophytic Alcaligenes faecalis strains, BHU 12, BHU 16 and BHU M7...
  27. Yalpani N, Altier D, Barry J, Kassa A, Nowatzki T, Sethi A, et al. An Alcaligenes strain emulates Bacillus thuringiensis producing a binary protein that kills corn rootworm through a mechanism similar to Cry34Ab1/Cry35Ab1. Sci Rep. 2017;7:3063 pubmed publisher
    ..of bacterial strains led to the discovery of a two-component insecticidal protein named AfIP-1A/1B from an Alcaligenes faecalis strain. This protein shows selectivity against coleopteran insects including western corn rootworm (WCR)...
  28. Wang T, Zhu H, Ma X, Fei Z, Ma Y, Wei D. Enhancing enzymatic activity of penicillin G acylase by coexpressing pcm gene. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006;72:953-8 pubmed
    ..In this study, a promising PGA gene from Alcaligenes faecalis (afpga) and another pcm gene encoding protein isoaspartate methyltransferase (PIMT) were constructed into ..
  29. Zurek K, Nayduch D. Bacterial Associations Across House Fly Life History: Evidence for Transstadial Carriage From Managed Manure. J Insect Sci. 2016;16: pubmed publisher
    ..transstadial carriage of Bacillus sonorensis, which has been associated with milk spoilage at dairies, and Alcaligenes faecalis, which can harbor numerous antibiotic resistance genes on farms...
  30. Nielsen M, Larsen L, Jetten M, Revsbech N. Bacterium-based NO2- biosensor for environmental applications. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:6551-8 pubmed
    ..Alternatively Alcaligenes faecalis could be used when acetylene was added to inhibit its N2O reductase...
  31. Li W, Sepunaru L, Amdursky N, Cohen S, Pecht I, Sheves M, et al. Temperature and force dependence of nanoscale electron transport via the Cu protein azurin. ACS Nano. 2012;6:10816-24 pubmed publisher
  32. Wu J, Zhan X, Liu H, Zheng Z. [Enhanced production of curdlan by Alcaligenes faecalis by selective feeding with ammonia water during the cell growth phase of fermentation]. Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao. 2008;24:1035-9 pubmed
    Curdlan is a water insoluble exopolysaccharide produced by Alcaligenes faecalis under nitrogen-limiting conditions. After excretion, the polysaccharide is attached the cell wall...
  33. Bernhardt P, Santini J. Protein film voltammetry of arsenite oxidase from the chemolithoautotrophic arsenite-oxidizing bacterium NT-26. Biochemistry. 2006;45:2804-9 pubmed
    ..We also have performed catalytic voltammetry at a number of temperatures between 5 and 25 degrees C, and the catalytic current (proportional to the turnover number) follows simple Arrhenius behavior...
  34. Nojiri M, Hibi M, Shizawa H, Horinouchi N, Yasohara Y, Takahashi S, et al. Imidase catalyzing desymmetric imide hydrolysis forming optically active 3-substituted glutaric acid monoamides for the synthesis of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) analogs. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;99:9961-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The bacteria Alcaligenes faecalis NBRC13111 and Burkholderia phytofirmans DSM17436 were discovered to hydrolyze 3-(4-chlorophenyl) ..
  35. Neerackal G, Ndegwa P, Joo H, Wang X, Frear C, Harrison J, et al. Potential application of Alcaligenes faecalis strain No. 4 in mitigating ammonia emissions from dairy wastewater. Bioresour Technol. 2016;206:36-42 pubmed publisher
    ..mitigation of NH3 emissions from dairy manure via an enhanced aerobic bio-treatment with bacterium Alcaligenes faecalis strain No. 4. The studies were conducted in aerated batch reactors using air and pure oxygen...
  36. Tan J, Chu J, Hao Y, Guo Y, Zhuang Y, Zhang S. High-throughput system for screening of Cephalosporin C high-yield strain by 48-deep-well microtiter plates. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2013;169:1683-95 pubmed publisher
    ..The microbioassay based on the antibacterial activity of CPC against Alcaligenes faecalis was used to select mutants...
  37. Maruthiah T, Somanath B, Jasmin J, Immanuel G, Palavesam A. Production, purification and characterization of halophilic organic solvent tolerant protease from marine crustacean shell wastes and its efficacy on deproteinization. 3 Biotech. 2016;6:157 pubmed publisher
    ..focused on production and purification of halophilic organic solvent tolerant protease (HOSP) from marine Alcaligenes faecalis APCMST-MKW6 using marine shell wastes as substrate...
  38. Hoke K, Cobb N, Armstrong F, Hille R. Electrochemical studies of arsenite oxidase: an unusual example of a highly cooperative two-electron molybdenum center. Biochemistry. 2004;43:1667-74 pubmed
    Arsenite oxidase from Alcaligenes faecalis, an unusual molybdoenzyme that does not exhibit a Mo(V) EPR signal during oxidative-reductive titrations, has been investigated by protein film voltammetry...
  39. Sayyed R, Chincholkar S. Purification of siderophores of Alcaligenes faecalis on Amberlite XAD. Bioresour Technol. 2006;97:1026-9 pubmed
    Studies on siderophore production using Alcaligenes faecalis BCCM ID 2374 revealed hydroxamate and catecholate type of siderophores at 347 microg mL-1...
  40. Wijma H, Canters G, de Vries S, Verbeet M. Bidirectional catalysis by copper-containing nitrite reductase. Biochemistry. 2004;43:10467-74 pubmed
    The copper-containing nitrite reductase from Alcaligenes faecalis S-6 was found to catalyze the oxidation of nitric oxide to nitrite, the reverse of its physiological reaction...
  41. Jiang L. Effect of nitrogen source on curdlan production by Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 31749. Int J Biol Macromol. 2013;52:218-20 pubmed publisher
    This study aims to investigate the effect of nitrogen source on curdlan production by Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 31749...
  42. van de Pas Schoonen K, Schalk Otte S, Haaijer S, Schmid M, Op den Camp H, Strous M, et al. Complete conversion of nitrate into dinitrogen gas in co-cultures of denitrifying bacteria. Biochem Soc Trans. 2005;33:205-9 pubmed
    ..work concentrated on emission of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide during incomplete denitrification by Alcaligenes faecalis. As more research methods became available, the fitness of A...
  43. Joo H, Hirai M, Shoda M. Nitrification and denitrification in high-strength ammonium by Alcaligenes faecalis. Biotechnol Lett. 2005;27:773-8 pubmed
    b>Alcaligenes faecalis sp. No...
  44. Nageshwar Y, Sheelu G, Shambhu R, Muluka H, Mehdi N, Malik M, et al. Optimization of nitrilase production from Alcaligenes faecalis MTCC 10757 (IICT-A3): effect of inducers on substrate specificity. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2011;34:515-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study is to investigate the nitrilase-producing Alcaligenes faecalis MTCC 10757 (IICT-A3) for its ability to transform various nitriles in the presence of different inducers ..
  45. Perkins S, Angenent L. Potential pathogenic bacteria in metalworking fluids and aerosols from a machining facility. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010;74:643-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Most notably, Alcaligenes faecalis was identified through both direct sequencing and culturing in every sample collected...
  46. Mehrotra A, Gadia R, Venkatesh P, Nayak N, Garg S. Posttraumatic endophthalmitis due to a rare pathogen, Alcaligenes faecalis. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007;42:487-8 pubmed
  47. Xu C, Hall R, Cummings J, Raushel F. Tight binding inhibitors of N-acyl amino sugar and N-acyl amino acid deacetylases. J Am Chem Soc. 2006;128:4244-5 pubmed
    ..These inhibitors should prove useful in the elucidation of the enzyme-substrate interactions for enzymes within the amidohydrolase superfamily...
  48. Szymanowska Powałowska D, Piątkowska J, Leja K. Microbial purification of postfermentation medium after 1,3-PD production from raw glycerol. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:949107 pubmed publisher
    ..Selected isolates were taxonomically characterized and identified as Alcaligenes faecalis and Bacillus licheniformis...
  49. Ju S, Zheng J, Lin J, Geng C, Zhu L, Guan Z, et al. The complete genome sequence of Alcaligenes faecalis ZD02, a novel potential bionematocide. J Biotechnol. 2016;218:73-4 pubmed publisher
    ..There is no effective and environmentally safe means available to control RKNs. Alcaligenes faecalis ZD02 isolated from free living nematode Caenorhabditis elegans cadavers shows toxicity against RKN ..
  50. Chen J, Zhao B, An Q, Wang X, Zhang Y. Kinetic characteristics and modelling of growth and substrate removal by Alcaligenes faecalis strain NR. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2016;39:593-601 pubmed publisher
    b>Alcaligenes faecalis strain NR has the capability of simultaneous ammonium and organic carbon removal under sole aerobic conditions. The growth and substrate removal characteristics of A...
  51. Ju S, Lin J, Zheng J, Wang S, Zhou H, Sun M. Alcaligenes faecalis ZD02, a Novel Nematicidal Bacterium with an Extracellular Serine Protease Virulence Factor. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016;82:2112-2120 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we describe a novel nematicidal bacterium named Alcaligenes faecalis ZD02. A...
  52. Wijma H, MacPherson I, Alexandre M, Diederix R, Canters G, Murphy M, et al. A rearranging ligand enables allosteric control of catalytic activity in copper-containing nitrite reductase. J Mol Biol. 2006;358:1081-93 pubmed
    In Cu-containing nitrite reductase from Alcaligenes faecalis S-6 the axial methionine ligand of the type-1 site was replaced (M150G) to make the copper ion accessible to external ligands that might affect the enzyme's catalytic activity...
  53. Roujeinikova A, Scrutton N, Leys D. Atomic level insight into the oxidative half-reaction of aromatic amine dehydrogenase. J Biol Chem. 2006;281:40264-72 pubmed
  54. Fittipaldi M, Wijma H, Verbeet M, Canters G, Groenen E, Huber M. The substrate-bound type 2 copper site of nitrite reductase: the nitrogen hyperfine coupling of nitrite revealed by pulsed EPR. Biochemistry. 2005;44:15193-202 pubmed
    ..paramagnetic resonance study has been performed on the type 2 copper site of nitrite reductase (NiR) from Alcaligenes faecalis. The H145A mutant, in which histidine 145 is replaced by alanine, was studied by ESEEM and HYSCORE ..
  55. Ashwath M, Katner H. Pancreatic abscess secondary to Alcaligenes faecalis. Am J Med Sci. 2005;329:54-5 pubmed
    We report a patient with pancreatic abscesses and necrosis secondary to Alcaligenes faecalis infection. He initially presented with alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis...
  56. Vrieze A, Van Nood E, Holleman F, Salojärvi J, Kootte R, Bartelsman J, et al. Transfer of intestinal microbiota from lean donors increases insulin sensitivity in individuals with metabolic syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2012;143:913-6.e7 pubmed publisher
    ..Intestinal microbiota might be developed as therapeutic agents to increase insulin sensitivity in humans; www.trialregister.nl; registered at the Dutch Trial Register (NTR1776)...
  57. Hoque M, Shimizu S, Juan E, Sato Y, Hossain M, Yamamoto T, et al. Structure of D-3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase prepared in the presence of the substrate D-3-hydroxybutyrate and NAD+. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2009;65:331-5 pubmed publisher
    D-3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase from Alcaligenes faecalis catalyzes the reversible conversion between D-3-hydroxybutyrate and acetoacetate...
  58. Xue Y, Xu S, Liu Z, Zheng Y, Shen Y. Enantioselective biocatalytic hydrolysis of (R,S)-mandelonitrile for production of (R)-(-)-mandelic acid by a newly isolated mutant strain. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;38:337-45 pubmed publisher
    ..biocatalytic hydrolysis of (R,S)-mandelonitrile, was isolated and identified as a strain of Alcaligenes faecalis. In order to improve its nitrilase activity for industrial application, the wild-type strain WT10 was ..
  59. Gessmann R, Kyvelidou C, Papadovasilaki M, Petratos K. The crystal structure of cobalt-substituted pseudoazurin from Alcaligenes faecalis. Biopolymers. 2011;95:202-7 pubmed publisher
    The Cu(II) center at the active site of the blue copper protein pseudoazurin from Alcaligenes faecalis has been substituted by Co(II) via denaturing of the protein, chelation and removal of copper by EDTA and refolding of the apo-protein, ..
  60. Kuznetsova S, Zauner G, Aartsma T, Engelkamp H, Hatzakis N, Rowan A, et al. The enzyme mechanism of nitrite reductase studied at single-molecule level. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:3250-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The method is applied to the study of copper-containing nitrite reductase from Alcaligenes faecalis S-6 immobilized on a glass surface...
  61. Wijma H, Jeuken L, Verbeet M, Armstrong F, Canters G. A random-sequential mechanism for nitrite binding and active site reduction in copper-containing nitrite reductase. J Biol Chem. 2006;281:16340-6 pubmed
    ..3-eV higher reorganization energy leading to an approximately 50-fold slower intramolecular electron transfer to the type-2 site. The results confirm that NiR employs a random-sequential mechanism...
  62. Stirpe A, Sportelli L, Guzzi R. A comparative investigation of the thermal unfolding of pseudoazurin in the Cu(II)-holo and apo form. Biopolymers. 2006;83:487-97 pubmed
    ..5 kJ.mol(-1) at 25 degrees C. Moreover, the apo Paz unfolding occurs at 41.8 degrees C and is compatible with a two-state reversible process N --> [corrected] U...
  63. Banerjee A, Kaul P, Sharma R, Banerjee U. A high-throughput amenable colorimetric assay for enantioselective screening of nitrilase-producing microorganisms using pH sensitive indicators. J Biomol Screen. 2003;8:559-65 pubmed
    ..The method was used to screen a library of nitrilase-producing microorganisms, isolated in the authors' laboratory for their ability to enantioselectively hydrolyze mandelonitrile to mandelic acid, an important chiral building block...
  64. Kiziak C, Stolz A. Identification of amino acid residues responsible for the enantioselectivity and amide formation capacity of the Arylacetonitrilase from Pseudomonas fluorescens EBC191. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:5592-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, the same substrate was hydrolyzed by the homologous nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 8750 almost exclusively to (R)-mandelic acid...
  65. Wang G, Li F, Cui J, Wang Y, Liu Y, Han J, et al. Immunostimulatory activities of a decapeptide derived from Alcaligenes faecalis FY-3 to crucian carp. Scand J Immunol. 2011;74:14-22 pubmed publisher
    ..a soil sample collected from Weihe river in Shaanxi province (108°03'E 34°14'N), which was identified as Alcaligenes faecalis by 16S rRNA analysis...
  66. Yokoyama S, Adachi Y, Asakura S, Kohyama E. Characterization of Alcaligenes faecalis strain AD15 indicating biocontrol activity against plant pathogens. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 2013;59:89-95 pubmed
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