rhodopseudomonas

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped, phototrophic bacteria found in aquatic environments. Internal photosynthetic membranes are present as lamellae underlying the cytoplasmic membrane.

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  1. Phattarasukol S, Radey M, Lappala C, Oda Y, Hirakawa H, Brittnacher M, et al. Identification of a p-coumarate degradation regulon in Rhodopseudomonas palustris by Xpression, an integrated tool for prokaryotic RNA-seq data processing. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:6812-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper, we show the utility of Xpression to process strand-specific RNA-seq data to identify genes regulated by CouR, a transcription factor that controls p-coumarate degradation by the bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris.
  2. Chen C, Lu W, Liu C, Chang J. Improved phototrophic H2 production with Rhodopseudomonas palustris WP3-5 using acetate and butyrate as dual carbon substrates. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:3609-16 pubmed
    An indigenous purple nonsulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris WP3-5 was used to produce hydrogen phototrophically from acetate (HAc) and butyrate (HBu), which are the major soluble products from acidogenic dark fermentation...
  3. Giraud E, Zappa S, Jaubert M, Hannibal L, Fardoux J, Adriano J, et al. Bacteriophytochrome and regulation of the synthesis of the photosynthetic apparatus in Rhodopseudomonas palustris: pitfalls of using laboratory strains. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2004;3:587-91 pubmed
    The synthesis of the photosynthetic apparatus of different strains of Rhodopseudomonas palustris has been studied as a function of the oxygen concentration and far-red light...
  4. Zhang B, Verberkmoes N, Langston M, Uberbacher E, Hettich R, Samatova N. Detecting differential and correlated protein expression in label-free shotgun proteomics. J Proteome Res. 2006;5:2909-18 pubmed
    ..to quantifying differential protein expression in eukaryotic Saccharomyces cerevisiae and prokaryotic Rhodopseudomonas palustris label-free LC-MS/MS data...
  5. Joshi G, Romagnoli S, Verberkmoes N, Hettich R, Pelletier D, Tabita F. Differential accumulation of form I RubisCO in Rhodopseudomonas palustris CGA010 under Photoheterotrophic growth conditions with reduced carbon sources. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:4243-50 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris is unique among characterized nonsulfur purple bacteria because of its capacity for anaerobic photoheterotrophic growth using aromatic acids...
  6. Stamouli A, Kafi S, Klein D, Oosterkamp T, Frenken J, Cogdell R, et al. The ring structure and organization of light harvesting 2 complexes in a reconstituted lipid bilayer, resolved by atomic force microscopy. Biophys J. 2003;84:2483-91 pubmed
    ..were used to reconstitute the detergent-solubilized Light Harvesting 2 complex (LH2) of the purple bacterium Rhodopseudomonas acidophila strain 10050 into preformed egg phosphatidylcholine liposomes, without the need for extra chemical ..
  7. Oda Y, Samanta S, Rey F, Wu L, Liu X, Yan T, et al. Functional genomic analysis of three nitrogenase isozymes in the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:7784-94 pubmed
    The photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris is one of just a few prokaryotes described so far that has vnf and anf genes for alternative vanadium cofactor (V) and iron cofactor (Fe) nitrogenases in addition to nif genes for a ..
  8. Schott J, Griffin B, Schink B. Anaerobic phototrophic nitrite oxidation by Thiocapsa sp. strain KS1 and Rhodopseudomonas sp. strain LQ17. Microbiology. 2010;156:2428-37 pubmed publisher
    ..rRNA gene sequence similarity, strain KS1 was assigned to the genus Thiocapsa and strain LQ17 to the genus Rhodopseudomonas. Also, Thiocapsa roseopersicina strains DSM 217 and DSM 221 were found to oxidize nitrite to nitrate with ..
  9. Lancaster C, Michel H. Refined crystal structures of reaction centres from Rhodopseudomonas viridis in complexes with the herbicide atrazine and two chiral atrazine derivatives also lead to a new model of the bound carotenoid. J Mol Biol. 1999;286:883-98 pubmed
    ..A carotenoid model with a cis double bond at the 15,15' position fits the electron density better than the original model with a 13,14-cis double bond. ..

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  1. Crosby H, Escalante Semerena J. The acetylation motif in AMP-forming Acyl coenzyme A synthetases contains residues critical for acetylation and recognition by the protein acetyltransferase pat of Rhodopseudomonas palustris. J Bacteriol. 2014;196:1496-504 pubmed publisher
    ..The protein acetyltransferase (Pat) from Rhodopseudomonas palustris (RpPat) inactivates AMP-forming acyl-CoA synthetases by acetylating the ?-amino group of a ..
  2. Wall J. Rain or shine--a phototroph that delivers. Nat Biotechnol. 2004;22:40-1 pubmed
  3. Liao Q, Wang Y, Wang Y, Zhu X, Tian X, Li J. Formation and hydrogen production of photosynthetic bacterial biofilm under various illumination conditions. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:5315-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Indigenous Rhodopseudomonas palustris CQK 01 was attached to the surface of a cover glass slide in a flat-panel photobioreactor, to form ..
  4. Yang C, Lee C. Enhancement of photohydrogen production using phbC deficient mutant Rhodopseudomonas palustris strain M23. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:5418-24 pubmed publisher
    ..method to knock out the poly-?-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) synthesis gene phbC in the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris WP3-5. The experimental results indicated that the mutant strain Rps...
  5. Madhugiri R, Pessi G, Voss B, Hahn J, Sharma C, Reinhardt R, et al. Small RNAs of the Bradyrhizobium/Rhodopseudomonas lineage and their analysis. RNA Biol. 2012;9:47-58 pubmed publisher
    ..BjrC2b, BjrC2c, BjrC68, BjrC80, BjrC174 and BjrC1505) predicted by genome comparison of Bradyrhizobium and Rhodopseudomonas members, was verified by RNA gel blot hybridization, microarray and deep sequencing analyses of RNA from the ..
  6. Crosby H, Heiniger E, Harwood C, Escalante Semerena J. Reversible N epsilon-lysine acetylation regulates the activity of acyl-CoA synthetases involved in anaerobic benzoate catabolism in Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Mol Microbiol. 2010;76:874-88 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris grows photoheterotrophically on aromatic compounds available in aquatic environments rich in plant-derived lignin. Benzoate degradation is regulated at the transcriptional level in R...
  7. Barbosa M, Rocha J, Tramper J, Wijffels R. Acetate as a carbon source for hydrogen production by photosynthetic bacteria. J Biotechnol. 2001;85:25-33 pubmed
    ..In the present study hydrogen production by three photosynthetic bacterial strains (Rhodopseudomonas sp...
  8. Conlan S, Lawrence C, McCue L. Rhodopseudomonas palustris regulons detected by cross-species analysis of alphaproteobacterial genomes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:7442-52 pubmed
    b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris, an alpha-proteobacterium, carries out three of the chemical reactions that support life on this planet: the conversion of sunlight to chemical-potential energy; the absorption of carbon dioxide, which it ..
  9. Lee K, Koh R, Song H. Enhancement of growth and yield of tomato by Rhodopseudomonas sp. under greenhouse conditions. J Microbiol. 2008;46:641-6 pubmed publisher
    ..test was carried out to examine the effects on tomato growth of application of purple non-sulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas sp. which had enhanced germination and growth of tomato seed under axenic conditions...
  10. Giraud E, Zappa S, Vuillet L, Adriano J, Hannibal L, Fardoux J, et al. A new type of bacteriophytochrome acts in tandem with a classical bacteriophytochrome to control the antennae synthesis in Rhodopseudomonas palustris. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:32389-97 pubmed
    ..biochemical properties of two bacteriophytochromes, RpBphP2 and RpBphP3, from the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
  11. Xing D, Zuo Y, Cheng S, Regan J, Logan B. Electricity generation by Rhodopseudomonas palustris DX-1. Environ Sci Technol. 2008;42:4146-51 pubmed
    ..Here we report that the phototrophic purple nonsulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris DX-1, isolated from an MFC, produced electricity at higher power densities (2720 +/- 60 mW/m2) than ..
  12. Rey F, Oda Y, Harwood C. Regulation of uptake hydrogenase and effects of hydrogen utilization on gene expression in Rhodopseudomonas palustris. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:6143-52 pubmed
    b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris is a purple, facultatively phototrophic bacterium that uses hydrogen gas as an electron donor for carbon dioxide fixation during photoautotrophic growth or for ammonia synthesis during nitrogen fixation...
  13. Egland P, Gibson J, Harwood C. Benzoate-coenzyme A ligase, encoded by badA, is one of three ligases able to catalyze benzoyl-coenzyme A formation during anaerobic growth of Rhodopseudomonas palustris on benzoate. J Bacteriol. 1995;177:6545-51 pubmed
    ..This enzyme, purified from Rhodopseudomonas palustris, is maximally active with 5 microM benzoate...
  14. Pelletier D, Harwood C. 2-Ketocyclohexanecarboxyl coenzyme A hydrolase, the ring cleavage enzyme required for anaerobic benzoate degradation by Rhodopseudomonas palustris. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:2330-6 pubmed
    ..This enzyme was purified from the phototrophic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris by sequential Q-Sepharose, phenyl-Sepharose, gel filtration, and hydroxyapatite chromatography...
  15. Rutkauskas D, Novoderezkhin V, Cogdell R, van Grondelle R. Fluorescence spectral fluctuations of single LH2 complexes from Rhodopseudomonas acidophila strain 10050. Biochemistry. 2004;43:4431-8 pubmed
    ..energy landscape of the bacterial photosynthetic peripheral light-harvesting complex LH2 of purple bacterium Rhodopseudomonas acidophila by monitoring sequences of fluorescence spectra of single LH2 assemblies, at room temperature, ..
  16. Thompson M, Chourey K, Froelich J, Erickson B, Verberkmoes N, Hettich R. Experimental approach for deep proteome measurements from small-scale microbial biomass samples. Anal Chem. 2008;80:9517-25 pubmed publisher
    ..experimental approach, the freshwater microbe Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 and the purple non-sulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris CGA0010 were used as model organisms for technology development and evaluation...
  17. Dumay V, Inui M, Yukawa H. Molecular analysis of the recA gene and SOS box of the purple non-sulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris no. 7. Microbiology. 1999;145 ( Pt 5):1275-85 pubmed
    The recA gene of the purple non-sulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris no. 7 was isolated by a PCR-based method and sequenced...
  18. Roszak A, Howard T, Southall J, Gardiner A, Law C, Isaacs N, et al. Crystal structure of the RC-LH1 core complex from Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Science. 2003;302:1969-72 pubmed
    ..8 angstrom resolution of the reaction center-light harvesting 1 (RC-LH1) core complex from Rhodopseudomonas palustris shows the reaction center surrounded by an oval LH1 complex that consists of 15 pairs of ..
  19. Hirakawa H, Schaefer A, Greenberg E, Harwood C. Anaerobic p-coumarate degradation by Rhodopseudomonas palustris and identification of CouR, a MarR repressor protein that binds p-coumaroyl coenzyme A. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:1960-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the pathway for the anaerobic degradation of p-coumarate by the phototrophic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris and found that it also follows this metabolic logic...
  20. Matsushita M, Ketelaars M, van Oijen A, Kohler J, Aartsma T, Schmidt J. Spectroscopy on the B850 band of individual light-harvesting 2 complexes of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila. II. Exciton states of an elliptically deformed ring aggregate. Biophys J. 2001;80:1604-14 pubmed
    ..It is shown that the model with smaller interpigment distances, where the curvature of the ellipse is small, provides the best agreement with fluorescence excitation spectra of individual complexes...
  21. Hirakawa H, Harwood C, Pechter K, Schaefer A, Greenberg E. Antisense RNA that affects Rhodopseudomonas palustris quorum-sensing signal receptor expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:12141-6 pubmed publisher
    Quorum sensing in the bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris involves the RpaI signal synthase, which produces p-coumaroyl-homoserine lactone (pC-HSL) and RpaR, which is a pC-HSL-dependent transcriptional activator...
  22. Liu X, Sheng G, Yu H. DLVO approach to the flocculability of a photosynthetic H2-producing bacterium, Rhodopseudomonas acidophila. Environ Sci Technol. 2007;41:4620-5 pubmed
    ..DLVO theory was used to explore the flocculation characteristics of a H2-producing photosynthetic bacterium, Rhodopseudomonas acidophila...
  23. Rey F, Heiniger E, Harwood C. Redirection of metabolism for biological hydrogen production. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:1665-71 pubmed
    ..We obtained four mutant strains of the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris that produce hydrogen constitutively, even in the presence of ammonium, a condition where wild-type ..
  24. Jiao Y, Newman D. The pio operon is essential for phototrophic Fe(II) oxidation in Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:1765-73 pubmed
    ..Here we report the discovery, with Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1 as a model organism, of a three-gene operon, designated the pio operon (for phototrophic iron ..
  25. Carlozzi P, Pushparaj B, Degl Innocenti A, Capperucci A. Growth characteristics of Rhodopseudomonas palustris cultured outdoors, in an underwater tubular photobioreactor, and investigation on photosynthetic efficiency. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006;73:789-95 pubmed
    ..0416 and 0.0434 h(-1), respectively; vN-B was chosen for outdoor experiments. The growth behavior of Rhodopseudomonas palustris was investigated under a natural light-dark cycle (sunrise-sunset, 15L/9D) and a forced light-dark ..
  26. Dispensa M, Thomas C, Kim M, Perrotta J, Gibson J, Harwood C. Anaerobic growth of Rhodopseudomonas palustris on 4-hydroxybenzoate is dependent on AadR, a member of the cyclic AMP receptor protein family of transcriptional regulators. J Bacteriol. 1992;174:5803-13 pubmed
    The purple nonsulfur phototrophic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris converts structurally diverse aromatic carboxylic acids, including lignin monomers, to benzoate and 4-hydroxybenzoate under anaerobic conditions...
  27. Scheuring S, Seguin J, Marco S, Levy D, Robert B, Rigaud J. Nanodissection and high-resolution imaging of the Rhodopseudomonas viridis photosynthetic core complex in native membranes by AFM. Atomic force microscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100:1690-3 pubmed
    ..Here we present high-resolution AFM of the photosynthetic core complex in native Rhodopseudomonas viridis membranes...
  28. Allen J, Feher G, Yeates T, Rees D, Deisenhofer J, Michel H, et al. Structural homology of reaction centers from Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides and Rhodopseudomonas viridis as determined by x-ray diffraction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1986;83:8589-93 pubmed
    Crystals of the reaction center (RC) from Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides with the space group P2(1)2(1)2(1), have been studied by x-ray diffraction...
  29. McLuskey K, Prince S, Cogdell R, Isaacs N. The crystallographic structure of the B800-820 LH3 light-harvesting complex from the purple bacteria Rhodopseudomonas acidophila strain 7050. Biochemistry. 2001;40:8783-9 pubmed
    ..the B800-820 light-harvesting complex, an integral membrane pigment-protein complex, from the purple bacteria Rhodopseudomonas (Rps.) acidophila strain 7050 has been determined to a resolution of 3.0 A by molecular replacement...
  30. Harrison F, Harwood C. The pimFABCDE operon from Rhodopseudomonas palustris mediates dicarboxylic acid degradation and participates in anaerobic benzoate degradation. Microbiology. 2005;151:727-36 pubmed
    ..Inspection of the recently completed genome sequence of the purple nonsulfur phototroph Rhodopseudomonas palustris revealed one predicted cluster of genes for the beta-oxidation of dicarboxylic acids...
  31. Scheuring S, Gonçalves R, Prima V, Sturgis J. The photosynthetic apparatus of Rhodopseudomonas palustris: structures and organization. J Mol Biol. 2006;358:83-96 pubmed
    The structural analysis of the individual components of the photosynthetic apparatus of Rhodopseudomonas palustris, or those of related species, is almost complete...
  32. McKinlay J, Harwood C. Carbon dioxide fixation as a central redox cofactor recycling mechanism in bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:11669-75 pubmed publisher
    ..To address these questions we measured metabolic fluxes in the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris grown with (13)C-labeled acetate. R...
  33. Imhoff J. Transfer of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila to the new genus Rhodoblastus as Rhodoblastus acidophilus gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001;51:1863-6 pubmed
    b>Rhodopseudomonas acidophila has unique properties among the phototrophic alpha-Proteobacteria and is quite distinct from the type species of Rhodopseudomonas, Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
  34. Bai H, Zhang Z, Guo Y, Yang G. Biosynthesis of cadmium sulfide nanoparticles by photosynthetic bacteria Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2009;70:142-6 pubmed publisher
    A simple route for the synthesis of cadmium sulfide nanoparticles by photosynthetic bacteria Rhodopseudomonas palustris has been demonstrated in this work. The cadmium sulfate solution incubated with R...
  35. Pan C, Oda Y, Lankford P, Zhang B, Samatova N, Pelletier D, et al. Characterization of anaerobic catabolism of p-coumarate in Rhodopseudomonas palustris by integrating transcriptomics and quantitative proteomics. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2008;7:938-48 pubmed
    In this study, the pathway for anaerobic catabolism of p-coumarate by a model bacterium, Rhodopseudomonas palustris, was characterized by comparing the gene expression profiles of cultures grown in the presence of p-coumarate, benzoate, ..
  36. Novak R, Gritzer R, Leadbetter E, Godchaux W. Phototrophic utilization of taurine by the purple nonsulfur bacteria Rhodopseudomonas palustris and Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Microbiology. 2004;150:1881-91 pubmed
    ..b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris (strain Tau1) grows with taurine as a sole electron donor, sulfur and nitrogen source during ..
  37. Inui M, Dumay V, Zahn K, Yamagata H, Yukawa H. Structural and functional analysis of the phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase gene from the purple nonsulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris No. 7. J Bacteriol. 1997;179:4942-5 pubmed
    The ppc gene, encoding phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (PEPC), from Rhodopseudomonas palustris No. 7 was cloned and sequenced. Primer extension analysis identified a transcriptional start site 42 bp upstream of the ppc initiation codon...
  38. Huang J, Heiniger E, McKinlay J, Harwood C. Production of hydrogen gas from light and the inorganic electron donor thiosulfate by Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:7717-22 pubmed publisher
    ..donor for nitrogenase-catalyzed H(2) production by the purple nonsulfur phototrophic bacterium (PNSB) Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
  39. Gosse J, Engel B, Rey F, Harwood C, Scriven L, Flickinger M. Hydrogen production by photoreactive nanoporous latex coatings of nongrowing Rhodopseudomonas palustris CGA009. Biotechnol Prog. 2007;23:124-30 pubmed
    ..In this study, highly concentrated (2.0 x 108 CFU/muL formulation) nongrowing Rhodopseudomonas palustris CGA009 were immobilized in thin, nanoporous, latex coatings...
  40. Li M, Noll S, Beatty J. Bacteriophytochrome-dependent regulation of light-harvesting complexes in Rhodopseudomonas palustris anaerobic cultures. Curr Microbiol. 2010;61:429-34 pubmed publisher
    ..discovered that the absence of O(2) does not inhibit the normal function of two Bphs in the regulation of Rhodopseudomonas palustris light-harvesting complexes...
  41. Carlozzi P, Sacchi A. Biomass production and studies on Rhodopseudomonas palustris grown in an outdoor, temperature controlled, underwater tubular photobioreactor. J Biotechnol. 2001;88:239-49 pubmed
    ..tubular photobioreactor was studied for 6 months in outdoor conditions to determine biomass production of Rhodopseudomonas palustris 42OL. Biomass output rate was very high during the study period. In July, productivity was about 75...
  42. Crosby H, Pelletier D, Hurst G, Escalante Semerena J. System-wide studies of N-lysine acetylation in Rhodopseudomonas palustris reveal substrate specificity of protein acetyltransferases. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:15590-601 pubmed publisher
    ..In the purple photosynthetic ?-proteobacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris, two protein acetyltransferases (RpPat and the newly identified RpKatA) and two deacetylases (..
  43. Pietri R, Zerbs S, Corgliano D, Allaire M, Collart F, Miller L. Biophysical and structural characterization of a sequence-diverse set of solute-binding proteins for aromatic compounds. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:23748-56 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris metabolizes aromatic compounds derived from lignin degradation products and has the potential for bioremediation of xenobiotic compounds. We recently identified four possible solute-binding proteins in R...
  44. Oda Y, Star B, Huisman L, Gottschal J, Forney L. Biogeography of the purple nonsulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:5186-91 pubmed
    The biogeography of the purple nonsulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris on a local scale was investigated...
  45. Egland P, Pelletier D, Dispensa M, Gibson J, Harwood C. A cluster of bacterial genes for anaerobic benzene ring biodegradation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997;94:6484-9 pubmed
    ..required for the anaerobic degradation of benzoate and related compounds from the phototrophic bacterium, Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
  46. Hu C, Lin M, Huang H, Ku W, Yi T, Tsai C, et al. Phosphoproteomic analysis of Rhodopseudomonas palustris reveals the role of pyruvate phosphate dikinase phosphorylation in lipid production. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:5362-75 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris (R. palustris) is a purple nonsulfur anoxygenic phototrophic bacterium with metabolic versatility and is able to grow under photoheterotrophic and chemoheterotrophic states...
  47. Kulkarni G, Wu C, Newman D. The general stress response factor EcfG regulates expression of the C-2 hopanoid methylase HpnP in Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:2490-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we use Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1 to identify factors that induce biosynthesis of 2-methyl hopanoids (2-MeBHPs), progenitors of ..
  48. Horikiri S, Aizawa Y, Kai T, Amachi S, Shinoyama H, Fujii T. Electron acquisition system constructed from an NAD-independent D-lactate dehydrogenase and cytochrome c2 in Rhodopseudomonas palustris No. 7. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2004;68:516-22 pubmed
    The activities of NAD-independent D- and L-lactate dehydrogenases (D-LDH, L-LDH) were detected in Rhodopseudomonas palustris No. 7 grown photoanaerobically on lactate...
  49. Zhang C, Zhang R. Genomic islands in Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Nat Biotechnol. 2004;22:1078-9 pubmed
  50. Gosse J, Engel B, Hui J, Harwood C, Flickinger M. Progress toward a biomimetic leaf: 4,000 h of hydrogen production by coating-stabilized nongrowing photosynthetic Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Biotechnol Prog. 2010;26:907-18 pubmed publisher
    ..08 +/- 0.01 mmol H(2) m(-2) h(-1) for 4,000 h with nongrowing Rhodopseudomonas palustris, a purple nonsulfur photosynthetic bacterium. This adhesive, flexible, nanoporous Rps...
  51. Crosby H, Rank K, Rayment I, Escalante Semerena J. Structural insights into the substrate specificity of the Rhodopseudomonas palustris protein acetyltransferase RpPat: identification of a loop critical for recognition by RpPat. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:41392-404 pubmed publisher
    ..In bacteria, the best studied protein acetyltransferase is Pat. In the purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris, at least 10 AMP-forming acyl-CoA synthetase enzymes are acetylated by the Pat homologue RpPat...
  52. Hirakawa H, Oda Y, Phattarasukol S, Armour C, Castle J, Raymond C, et al. Activity of the Rhodopseudomonas palustris p-coumaroyl-homoserine lactone-responsive transcription factor RpaR. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:2598-607 pubmed publisher
    The Rhodopseudomonas palustris transcriptional regulator RpaR responds to the RpaI-synthesized quorum-sensing signal p-coumaroyl-homoserine lactone (pC-HSL). Other characterized RpaR homologs respond to fatty acyl-HSLs...
  53. Verberkmoes N, Shah M, Lankford P, Pelletier D, Strader M, Tabb D, et al. Determination and comparison of the baseline proteomes of the versatile microbe Rhodopseudomonas palustris under its major metabolic states. J Proteome Res. 2006;5:287-98 pubmed
    b>Rhodopseudomonas palustris is a purple nonsulfur anoxygenic phototrophic bacterium that is ubiquitous in soil and water. R. palustris is metabolically versatile with respect to energy generation and carbon and nitrogen metabolism...
  54. Prince S, Howard T, Myles D, Wilkinson C, Papiz M, Freer A, et al. Detergent structure in crystals of the integral membrane light-harvesting complex LH2 from Rhodopseudomonas acidophila strain 10050. J Mol Biol. 2003;326:307-15 pubmed
    ..the detergent structure present in crystals of the peripheral light-harvesting complex of the purple bacteria Rhodopseudomonas acidophila strain 10050 at a maximal resolution of 12A as determined by neutron crystallography...
  55. Okamura K, Takata K, Hiraishi A. Intrageneric relationships of members of the genus Rhodopseudomonas. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 2009;55:469-78 pubmed
    The intrageneric structure of the genus Rhodopseudomonas was evaluated by studying sequence information on 16S rRNA genes, 16S-23S rRNA gene internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions, and puf genes using 33 test strains...
  56. Welander P, Hunter R, Zhang L, Sessions A, Summons R, Newman D. Hopanoids play a role in membrane integrity and pH homeostasis in Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:6145-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the physiological study of a mutant in Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1 that is unable to produce any hopanoids...
  57. Karpinets T, Pelletier D, Pan C, Uberbacher E, Melnichenko G, Hettich R, et al. Phenotype fingerprinting suggests the involvement of single-genotype consortia in degradation of aromatic compounds by Rhodopseudomonas palustris. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e4615 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we present a hypothesis that the metabolically versatile phototrophic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris forms its own syntrophic consortia, when it grows anaerobically on p-coumarate or benzoate as a ..
  58. Bent S, Gucker C, Oda Y, Forney L. Spatial distribution of Rhodopseudomonas palustris ecotypes on a local scale. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:5192-7 pubmed
    ..A. Huisman, J. C. Gottschal, and L. J. Forney, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69:xxx-xxx, 2003) have shown that Rhodopseudomonas palustris ecotypes were lognormally distributed along a 10-m transect and that multiple strains of the ..
  59. Kanazawa T, Ren S, Maekawa M, Hasegawa K, Arisaka F, Hyodo M, et al. Biochemical and physiological characterization of a BLUF protein-EAL protein complex involved in blue light-dependent degradation of cyclic diguanylate in the purple bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Biochemistry. 2010;49:10647-55 pubmed publisher
    ..PapB, which contains a BLUF domain, controls the biofilm formation of the purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
  60. Denger K, Weinitschke S, Hollemeyer K, Cook A. Sulfoacetate generated by Rhodopseudomonas palustris from taurine. Arch Microbiol. 2004;182:254-8 pubmed
    ..carbon-limiting or nitrogen-limiting conditions and (b) taurine dehydrogenase were found in the genome of Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
  61. Lancaster C, Bibikova M, Sabatino P, Oesterhelt D, Michel H. Structural basis of the drastically increased initial electron transfer rate in the reaction center from a Rhodopseudomonas viridis mutant described at 2.00-A resolution. J Biol Chem. 2000;275:39364-8 pubmed
    It has previously been shown that replacement of the residue His L168 with Phe (HL168F) in the Rhodopseudomonas viridis reaction center (RC) leads to an unprecedented drastic acceleration of the initial electron transfer rate...
  62. Romagnoli S, Tabita F. A novel three-protein two-component system provides a regulatory twist on an established circuit to modulate expression of the cbbI region of Rhodopseudomonas palustris CGA010. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:2780-91 pubmed
    ..system has been identified in the cbb(I) region of the nonsulfur purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
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    ..General improvements in translation efficiency over a range of genes from Rhodopseudomonas palustris and E. coli was achieved using an S1 mutant selected against multiple genes from R. palustris...
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