Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1

Summary

Alias: Lactobacillus plantarum str. WCFS1, Lactobacillus plantarum strain WCFS1

Top Publications

  1. pmc The functional ccpA gene is required for carbon catabolite repression in Lactobacillus plantarum
    L Muscariello
    Istituto Internazionale di Genetica e Biofisica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 80125 Naples, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2903-7. 2001
  2. pmc Heat shock response in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Maria de Angelis
    Institute of Sciences of Food Production, CNR, 70125 Bari, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1336-46. 2004
  3. pmc Characterization and functional analysis of the poxB gene, which encodes pyruvate oxidase in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Frederique Lorquet
    Unité de Génétique, Institut des Sciences de la Vie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 5 Place Croix du Sud, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Bacteriol 186:3749-59. 2004
  4. ncbi Cloning, molecular characterization and expression analysis of two small heat shock genes isolated from wine Lactobacillus plantarum
    G Spano
    Department of Food Science, Foggia University, Foggia, Italy
    J Appl Microbiol 97:774-82. 2004
  5. ncbi Characterisation of the gap operon from Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus sakei
    Kristine Naterstad
    MATFORSK, Norwegian Food Research Institute, Osloveien 1, N 1430 As, Norway
    Curr Microbiol 54:180-5. 2007
  6. pmc The Lactobacillus plantarum ftsH gene is a novel member of the CtsR stress response regulon
    Daniela Fiocco
    Department of Food Science, Foggia University, Italy
    J Bacteriol 191:1688-94. 2009
  7. pmc Characterization of the CtsR stress response regulon in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Daniela Fiocco
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Foggia, viale L Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    J Bacteriol 192:896-900. 2010
  8. doi sigma54-Mediated control of the mannose phosphotransferase sytem in Lactobacillus plantarum impacts on carbohydrate metabolism
    Marc J A Stevens
    TI Food and Nutrition, PO Box 557, 6700 AN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Microbiology 156:695-707. 2010
  9. pmc Molecular characterization of a novel N-acetylneuraminate lyase from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Guiomar Sánchez-Carrón
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology A, Faculty of Biology, University of Murcia, Campus Espinardo, E30011 Murcia, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2471-8. 2011
  10. doi Inactivation of a small heat shock protein affects cell morphology and membrane fluidity in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Vittorio Capozzi
    Department of Food Science, University of Foggia, Via Napoli 25, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Res Microbiol 162:419-25. 2011

Patents

  1. Plants with increased yield (nue)
  2. Proteins associated with abiotic stress response and homologs
  3. New Lactobacilli, Lactobacilli composition and plant extract, and, manufacturing method of plant extract and low-molecular polyphenol
  4. STRUCTURE-BASED COMPOUND DESIGN INVOLVING RIBOSWITCHES
  5. RECOMBINANT HOST CELLS COMPRISING PHOSPHOKETOLASES
  6. Method for producing amino acid
  7. STRUCTURE-BASED COMPOUND DESIGN INVOLVING RIBOSWITCHES
  8. REDUCED COLONIZATION OF MICROBES AT THE MUCOSA
  9. Proteins associated with abiotic stress response and homologs
  10. Process for the control of production of fine chemicals

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications131 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The functional ccpA gene is required for carbon catabolite repression in Lactobacillus plantarum
    L Muscariello
    Istituto Internazionale di Genetica e Biofisica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 80125 Naples, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2903-7. 2001
    ..In vivo footprinting analysis of the catabolite-controlled bglH gene regulatory region in the ccpA mutant strain showed loss of protection of the cre under repressing conditions...
  2. pmc Heat shock response in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Maria de Angelis
    Institute of Sciences of Food Production, CNR, 70125 Bari, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1336-46. 2004
    ..The physiological mechanisms of response to pasteurization in L. plantarum are fundamental for survival in cheese during manufacture...
  3. pmc Characterization and functional analysis of the poxB gene, which encodes pyruvate oxidase in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Frederique Lorquet
    Unité de Génétique, Institut des Sciences de la Vie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 5 Place Croix du Sud, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Bacteriol 186:3749-59. 2004
    ..In agreement with the latter observation, the level of residual pyruvate oxidase activity with maltose limitation (0.2% maltose) was less than 10% of the wild-type level of activity...
  4. ncbi Cloning, molecular characterization and expression analysis of two small heat shock genes isolated from wine Lactobacillus plantarum
    G Spano
    Department of Food Science, Foggia University, Foggia, Italy
    J Appl Microbiol 97:774-82. 2004
    ..Understanding the molecular response to stress tolerance of wine Lactobacillus plantarum...
  5. ncbi Characterisation of the gap operon from Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus sakei
    Kristine Naterstad
    MATFORSK, Norwegian Food Research Institute, Osloveien 1, N 1430 As, Norway
    Curr Microbiol 54:180-5. 2007
    ..This operon structure has not been reported in any other bacterial species so far. Transcriptional analysis revealed three major transcripts, the mono-cistronic gap and eno and the tetra-cistronic gap-pgk-tpi-eno...
  6. pmc The Lactobacillus plantarum ftsH gene is a novel member of the CtsR stress response regulon
    Daniela Fiocco
    Department of Food Science, Foggia University, Italy
    J Bacteriol 191:1688-94. 2009
    ..Here we show that ftsH of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 is transiently induced at the transcriptional level upon a temperature upshift...
  7. pmc Characterization of the CtsR stress response regulon in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Daniela Fiocco
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Foggia, viale L Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    J Bacteriol 192:896-900. 2010
    ..Direct CtsR-dependent regulation was demonstrated by DNA-binding assays using recombinant CtsR and the promoters of the ctsR-clpC operon and hsp1...
  8. doi sigma54-Mediated control of the mannose phosphotransferase sytem in Lactobacillus plantarum impacts on carbohydrate metabolism
    Marc J A Stevens
    TI Food and Nutrition, PO Box 557, 6700 AN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Microbiology 156:695-707. 2010
    ..plantarum and possibly other Gram-positive bacteria in the control of expression of an important glucose transporter that contributes to glucose-mediated catabolite control via modulation of the PEP pool...
  9. pmc Molecular characterization of a novel N-acetylneuraminate lyase from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Guiomar Sánchez-Carrón
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology A, Faculty of Biology, University of Murcia, Campus Espinardo, E30011 Murcia, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2471-8. 2011
    ..However, this paper describes how an N-acetylneuraminate lyase was cloned from the human gut commensal Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 (LpNAL), overexpressed, purified, and characterized for the first time...
  10. doi Inactivation of a small heat shock protein affects cell morphology and membrane fluidity in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Vittorio Capozzi
    Department of Food Science, University of Foggia, Via Napoli 25, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Res Microbiol 162:419-25. 2011
    A small heat shock gene of Lactobacillus plantarum strain WCFS1 was deleted using a Cre-lox based system. Compared to the wild type, the ∆hsp 18...
  11. doi Inactivation of ccpA and aeration affect growth, metabolite production and stress tolerance in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Teresa Zotta
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Difesa e Biotecnologie Agro Forestali, Universita degli Studi della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 155:51-9. 2012
    The growth of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 and of its ΔccpA ery mutant, WCFS1-2, was compared in batch fermentations in a complex medium at controlled pH (6...
  12. pmc Comparative proteomic analysis of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 and ΔctsR mutant strains under physiological and heat stress conditions
    Pasquale Russo
    Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment Sciences, Via Napoli 25, Foggia 71122, Italy E Mails P R V C
    Int J Mol Sci 13:10680-96. 2012
    ..of the CtsR regulon in response to heat-shock conditions, we performed a global proteomic analysis of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 and ΔctsR mutant strains under optimal or heat stress temperatures...
  13. pmc Bile-mediated aminoglycoside sensitivity in Lactobacillus species likely results from increased membrane permeability attributable to cholic acid
    Christopher A Elkins
    Division of Microbiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, United States Food and Drug Administration, 3900 NCTR Dr, Jefferson, AR 72079 9502, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:7200-9. 2004
    ..5% fractionated bovine bile (ox gall). Two-dimensional MIC analyses of one representative strain, Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1, at increasing concentrations of ox gall (0 to 30...
  14. pmc Two homologous Agr-like quorum-sensing systems cooperatively control adherence, cell morphology, and cell viability properties in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Toshio Fujii
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 190:7655-65. 2008
    ..However, the regulation ratio was more significant for the DeltalamA DeltalamR mutant, indicating the cooperative effect of LamA and LamR...
  15. ncbi The refined structures of a stabilized mutant and of wild-type pyruvate oxidase from Lactobacillus plantarum
    Y A Muller
    Institut fur Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg, Germany
    J Mol Biol 237:315-35. 1994
    ..All three point mutations are at or near to the subunit interfaces, indicating that they stabilize the quarternary structure as had been deduced from reconstitution experiments...
  16. ncbi Purification and characterization of plantaricin A, a Lactobacillus plantarum bacteriocin whose activity depends on the action of two peptides
    J Nissen-Meyer
    Laboratory of Microbial Gene Technology, Agricultural University of Norway, As
    J Gen Microbiol 139:1973-8. 1993
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  17. pmc Molecular characterization of Lactobacillus plantarum genes for beta-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase III (fabH) and acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase (accBCDA), which are essential for fatty acid biosynthesis
    P Kiatpapan
    Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Yamada oka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:426-33. 2001
    ..coli. The gene product of accB was biotinylated in E. coli. Northern and primer extension analyses demonstrated that the five genes in L. plantarum were regulated polycistronically in an acc operon...
  18. pmc Cloning, deletion, and characterization of PadR, the transcriptional repressor of the phenolic acid decarboxylase-encoding padA gene of Lactobacillus plantarum
    Jerome Gury
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie UMR UB INRA 1232, ENSBANA, Universite de Bourgogne, 21000 Dijon, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2146-53. 2004
    ..plantarum cells demonstrate that inactivation of PadR by phenolic acids requires the integrity of L. plantarum and mediation by a specific protein absent in E. coli...
  19. ncbi Structure and mode of action of the membrane-permeabilizing antimicrobial peptide pheromone plantaricin A
    Per Eugen Kristiansen
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Biol Chem 280:22945-50. 2005
    ..This membrane-interacting mode of action explains why some peptide pheromones/hormones such as PlnA sometimes display antimicrobial activity in addition to their pheromone activity...
  20. ncbi Construction of a new reporter system to study the NaCl-dependent dnaK promoter activity of Lactobacillus sanfranciscensis
    Sebastian Hörmann
    Lehrstuhl für Technische Mikrobiologie, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Steig 16, 85350, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 70:690-7. 2006
    ..Both reporter enzyme activity and Northern hybridization analyses of dnaK and melA revealed a transcriptional induction, reaching its maximum when the culture was exposed to 0.75 M NaCl...
  21. ncbi The catalytic cycle of a thiamin diphosphate enzyme examined by cryocrystallography
    Georg Wille
    Institut fur Biochemie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Kurt Mothes Str 3, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Nat Chem Biol 2:324-8. 2006
    ..These snapshots also suggest a mechanism for a phosphate-linked acyl transfer coupled to electron transfer in a radical reaction of pyruvate oxidase...
  22. pmc Cre-lox-based system for multiple gene deletions and selectable-marker removal in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Jolanda M Lambert
    Wegeningen Centre for Food Science, Microbial Functionality and Safety Programme, Health and Safety Department, P O Box 20, 6710 BA Ede, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1126-35. 2007
    ..double gene deletions at the melA and bsh1 loci on the chromosome of the gram-positive model organism Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1. Furthermore, the efficiency of the Cre-lox-based system in multiple gene replacements was determined ..
  23. doi Heterologous protein secretion by Lactobacillus plantarum using homologous signal peptides
    G Mathiesen
    Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
    J Appl Microbiol 105:215-26. 2008
    To test seven selected putative signal peptides from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 in terms of their ability to drive secretion of two model proteins in Lact...
  24. pmc Identification of genetic loci in Lactobacillus plantarum that modulate the immune response of dendritic cells using comparative genome hybridization
    Marjolein Meijerink
    Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e10632. 2010
    ..However, the precise molecular mechanisms and the strain-dependent factors involved are poorly understood...
  25. doi Mixed species biofilms of Listeria monocytogenes and Lactobacillus plantarum show enhanced resistance to benzalkonium chloride and peracetic acid
    Stijn van der Veen
    Top Institute Food and Nutrition TIFN, Nieuwe Kanaal 9A, 6709 PA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Food Microbiol 144:421-31. 2011
    ..of single and mixed species biofilms of Listeria monocytogenes strains EGD-e and LR-991, with Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 as secondary species, and their resistance to the disinfectants benzalkonium chloride and peracetic ..
  26. pmc Identification of the amidotransferase AsnB1 as being responsible for meso-diaminopimelic acid amidation in Lactobacillus plantarum peptidoglycan
    Elvis Bernard
    INRA, UMR1319 MICALIS, F 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
    J Bacteriol 193:6323-30. 2011
    ..These results suggest that mDAP amidation may play a critical role in the control of the septation process...
  27. pmc Preliminary X-ray analysis of twinned crystals of the Q88Y25_Lacpl esterase from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Yanaisis Alvarez
    Grupo de Cristalografía y Biología Estructural, Instituto Rocasolano, CSIC, Serrano 119, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 67:1436-9. 2011
    Q88Y25_Lacpl is an esterase produced by the lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 that shows amino-acid sequence similarity to carboxylesterases from the hormone-sensitive lipase family, in particular the AFEST esterase ..
  28. pmc Novel method for enumeration of viable Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 cells after single-droplet drying
    Jimmy Perdana
    Food Process Engineering Group, Wageningen UR, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:8082-8. 2012
    ..line with conventional plating enumeration and was evaluated in single-droplet drying experiments with Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 as a model probiotic strain...
  29. pmc The impact of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 teichoic acid D-alanylation on the generation of effector and regulatory T-cells in healthy mice
    Maaike J Smelt
    Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e63099. 2013
    ..With this study we provide insight in host-microbe interactions, by demonstrating the involvement of D-alanylation of TAs on the bacterial membrane in intestinal and systemic immunomodulation in healthy mice...
  30. doi Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 O-linked protein glycosylation: an extended spectrum of target proteins and modification sites detected by mass spectrometry
    Lasse Fredriksen
    Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432 Aas, Norway
    Glycobiology 23:1439-51. 2013
    It has recently been shown that the major autolysin Acm2 from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 undergoes intracellular O-GlcNAcylation [Fredriksen L, Mathiesen G, Moen A, Bron PA, Kleerebezem M, Eijsink VG, Egge-Jacobsen W. 2012...
  31. ncbi Genotypic adaptations associated with prolonged persistence of Lactobacillus plantarum in the murine digestive tract
    Hermien van Bokhorst-van de Veen
    TI Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Biotechnol J 8:895-904. 2013
    ..To study these adaptation factors, an antibiotic-resistant derivative of the probiotic model organism Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 was repeatedly exposed to the mouse digestive tract by three consecutive rounds of (re)feeding of the ..
  32. pmc Esterase LpEst1 from Lactobacillus plantarum: a novel and atypical member of the αβ hydrolase superfamily of enzymes
    Yanaisis Alvarez
    Department of Crystallography and Structural Biology, Institute of Physical Chemistry Rocasolano, CSIC, Madrid, Spain Center of Advanced Studies of Cuba, CITMA, Havana, Cuba
    PLoS ONE 9:e92257. 2014
    The genome of the lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 reveals the presence of a rich repertoire of esterases and lipases highlighting their important role in cellular metabolism...
  33. doi Characterization of a cold-active esterase from Lactobacillus plantarum suitable for food fermentations
    María Esteban-Torres
    Laboratorio de Biotecnología Bacteriana, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos y Nutrición ICTAN, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Juan de la Cierva 3, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 62:5126-32. 2014
    ..Lp_2631 also showed marked activity in the presence of compounds commonly found in food fermentations, such as NaCl, ethanol, or lactic acid. The results suggest that Lp_2631 might be a useful esterase to be used in food fermentations. ..
  34. doi Lactobacillus rhamnosus LA68 and Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 differently influence metabolic and immunological parameters in high fat diet-induced hypercholesterolemia and hepatic steatosis
    Nevena Ivanovic
    Department of Bromatology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Food Funct 6:558-65. 2015
    ..Although both of the tested strains had beneficial effects, oral administration of WCFS1 increased leptin levels and had a more prominent immunomodulatory effect, which should be taken into consideration in case of humane usage. ..
  35. doi Effects of orally applied Fes p1-displaying L. plantarum WCFS1 on Fes p1 induced allergy in mice
    Rajna Minic
    Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera, Torlak, Belgrade, Serbia Electronic address
    J Biotechnol 199:23-8. 2015
    ..In this study the potential therapeutic role of oral application of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1, directing cell wall attachment of the recombinant Fes p1 allergen, from Festuca pratensis was tested ..
  36. doi The Lactobacillus plantarum Eno A1 Enolase Is Involved in Immunostimulation of Caco-2 Cells and in Biofilm Development
    Valeria Vastano
    Department of Environmental, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Second University of Naples, Via Vivaldi n 43, Caserta, 81100, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 897:33-44. 2016
    ..We also analyzed the ability to develop biofilm of the two strains, and observed a decrease of about 65 % in the development of mature biofilm in LM3-CC1 compared to the wild type...
  37. pmc Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 and its host interaction: a dozen years after the genome
    Maurits van den Nieuwboer
    Athena Institute, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Microb Biotechnol 9:452-65. 2016
    b>Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 is one of the best studied Lactobacilli, notably as its genome was unravelled over 12 years ago. L...
  38. doi Active Lactobacillus rhamnosus LA68 or Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 administration positively influences liver fatty acid composition in mice on a HFD regime
    Nevena Ivanovic
    Department of Bromatology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Vojvode Stepe 450, 11221 Belgrade, Serbia
    Food Funct 7:2840-8. 2016
    ..the fatty acid content of liver, heart and brain tissues of mice fed HFD and administered with either Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 or Lactobacillus rhamnosus LA68, and to analyze the fatty acid content of these organs after a two ..
  39. doi Influence of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 on post-acidification, metabolite formation and survival of starter bacteria in set-yoghurt
    Sarn Settachaimongkon
    Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand Omics Sciences and Bioinformatics Center, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Food Microbiol 59:14-22. 2016
    The objectives of this study were to evaluate the growth and survival of the model probiotic strain Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 in co-culture with traditional yoghurt starters and to investigate the impact of preculturing on their ..
  40. pmc In silico reconstruction of the metabolic pathways of Lactobacillus plantarum: comparing predictions of nutrient requirements with those from growth experiments
    Bas Teusink
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7253-62. 2005
    ..the basis of the annotated genome we reconstructed the metabolic pathways of the lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1. After automatic reconstruction by the Pathologic tool of Pathway Tools (http://bioinformatics.ai.sri...
  41. ncbi Testing of a whole genome PCR scanning approach to identify genomic variability in four different species of lactic acid bacteria
    Nouri Ben Zakour
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, UMR1253, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Agrocampus, CS84215, 65, rue de Saint Brieuc, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
    Res Microbiol 157:386-94. 2006
    ..The genome sequences of Lactococcus lactis IL1403, Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1, Lactobacillus bulgaricus ATCC11842 and Bifidobacterium longum NCC2705 were used to design four sets ..
  42. pmc Chronic HIV infection enhances the responsiveness of antigen presenting cells to commensal Lactobacillus
    Lauren H Nagy
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e72789. 2013
    ..We found that APCs from HIV-infected patients produced an enhanced inflammatory response to Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 as compared to APCs from healthy, HIV-negative controls...
  43. doi Structure, biochemical characterization and analysis of the pleomorphism of carboxylesterase Cest-2923 from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Rocío Benavente
    Department of Crystallography and Structural Biology, Institute of Physical Chemistry Rocasolano, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    FEBS J 280:6658-71. 2013
    ..we clarified the crystal structure of the carboxylesterase Cest-2923 from the lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 refined to 2...
  44. pmc Lactobacillus plantarum ldhL gene: overexpression and deletion
    T Ferain
    Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Bacteriol 176:596-601. 1994
    ..Inactivation of the gene resulted in the absence of L-LDH activity and in exclusive production of the D isomer of lactate. However, the global concentration of lactate in the culture supernatant remained unchanged...
  45. ncbi A physical and functional analysis of the newly-identified bglGPT operon of Lactobacillus plantarum
    R Marasco
    Facoltà di Scienze MM, FF e NN, Universita degli Studi del Sannio, via Caio Ponzio Telesino 11, 82100, Benevento, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 186:269-73. 2000
    ..Transcription of the operon was repressed 10-fold in L. plantarum cells grown on glucose as compared to ribose...
  46. pmc In Lactobacillus plantarum, carbamoyl phosphate is synthesized by two carbamoyl-phosphate synthetases (CPS): carbon dioxide differentiates the arginine-repressed from the pyrimidine-regulated CPS
    H Nicoloff
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie et de Genetique, Universite Louis Pasteur, CNRS UPRES A7010, Strasbourg, France
    J Bacteriol 182:3416-22. 2000
    ..plantarum without CO(2) enrichment may be due to the low affinity of CPS-A for its substrate CO(2) or to regulation of the CP pool by the cellular CO(2)/bicarbonate level...
  47. ncbi Redox-triggered FTIR difference spectra of FAD in aqueous solution and bound to flavoproteins
    Georg Wille
    Institut fur Biochemie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Kurt Mothes Strasse 3, 06120 Halle, Germany
    Biochemistry 42:14814-21. 2003
    ..The significance of this shift and a possible explanation in connection with the bent conformation of the flavin cofactor in this enzyme are discussed...
  48. pmc Functional analysis of three plasmids from Lactobacillus plantarum
    Richard van Kranenburg
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1223-30. 2005
    b>Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 harbors three plasmids, pWCFS101, pWCFS102, and pWCFS103, with sizes of 1,917, 2,365, and 36,069 bp, respectively...
  49. ncbi Lactobacillus plantarum ccl gene is non-essential, arginine-repressed and codes for a conserved protein in Firmicutes
    Florence Arsène-Ploetze
    Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire, Génomique et Microbiologie, Université Louis Pasteur CNRS, 28 rue Goethe, 67083, Strasbourg, France
    Arch Microbiol 183:307-16. 2005
    ..plantarum, because a ccl gene deletion was obtained in strain CCM 1904. Although no functions were found in the tested laboratory conditions, the Ccl-like proteins may play a role in environmental conditions of life...
  50. ncbi Lactobacillus plantarum subsp. argentoratensis subsp. nov., isolated from vegetable matrices
    Françoise Bringel
    Laboratoire de Dynamique, Evolution et Expression de Génomes de Microorganismes, Université Louis Pasteur CNRS FRE 2326, 28 rue Goethe, 67083 Strasbourg, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1629-34. 2005
    ..argentoratensis. The type strain is DKO 22(T) (=CIP 108320(T)=DSM 16365(T))...
  51. ncbi Dynamics of competitive population abundance of Lactobacillus plantarum ivi gene mutants in faecal samples after passage through the gastrointestinal tract of mice
    P A Bron
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, Microbial Functionality and Safety Programme, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Microbiol 103:1424-34. 2007
    This study aims to evaluate the impact of mutation of previously identified in vivo-induced (ivi) genes on the persistence and survival of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of mice.
  52. doi High-level expression of recombinant beta-galactosidases in Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus sakei using a Sakacin P-based expression system
    Elisabeth Halbmayr
    Division of Food Biotechnology, Department of Food Sciences and Technology, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna, Muthgasse 18, A 1190 Vienna, Austria
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4710-9. 2008
    ..heterodimeric beta-galactosidases from Lactobacillus reuteri L103, Lactobacillus acidophilus R22, Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1, and Lactobacillus sakei Lb790...
  53. pmc Functional analysis of four bile salt hydrolase and penicillin acylase family members in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Jolanda M Lambert
    TI Food and Nutrition, P O Box 557, 6700 AN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:4719-26. 2008
    ..Since the bile salt-hydrolyzing strain Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 was predicted to carry four bsh genes (bsh1, bsh2, bsh3, and bsh4), the functionality of these bsh ..
  54. doi Improved annotation of conjugated bile acid hydrolase superfamily members in Gram-positive bacteria
    Jolanda M Lambert
    TI Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Microbiology 154:2492-500. 2008
    ..5.1.11) family were compared with the sequences annotated as Bsh in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1, as an example...
  55. doi In vitro analysis of protection of the enzyme bile salt hydrolase against enteric conditions by whey protein-gum arabic microencapsulation
    J M Lambert
    TI Food and Nutrition, P O Box 557, 6700 AN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Agric Food Chem 56:8360-4. 2008
    ..enteric coating microencapsulates for site-specific enzyme delivery was compared in vitro with living Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 bacteria that endogenously produce the Bsh enzyme...
  56. doi Lactobacillus plantarum response to inorganic carbon concentrations: PyrR2-dependent and -independent transcription regulation of genes involved in arginine and nucleotide metabolism
    Françoise Bringel
    CNRS, UMR7156, Genetique Moleculaire, Génomique Microbiologie, Département Microorganismes, Génomes, Environnement, 28 rue Goethe, 67083 Strasbourg, France
    Microbiology 154:2629-40. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the C(i) response may involve at least two regulatory mechanisms in L. plantarum...
  57. pmc Structure of LP2179, the first representative of Pfam family PF08866, suggests a new fold with a role in amino-acid metabolism
    Constantina Bakolitsa
    Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 66:1205-10. 2010
    ..Genomic neighborhood analysis of LP2179 supports this functional assignment, which might also then be extended to PF08868 and PF08968...
  58. pmc Functional analysis of the role of CggR (central glycolytic gene regulator) in Lactobacillus plantarum by transcriptome analysis
    Ida Rud
    Nofima Mat, Osloveien 1, N 1430 As, Norway
    Microb Biotechnol 4:345-56. 2011
    ..The interconnection with CggR and CcpA-mediated control on growth and metabolism needs to be further elucidated...
  59. doi Inactivation of the ftsH gene of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1: effects on growth, stress tolerance, cell surface properties and biofilm formation
    Pasquale Bove
    Department of Biomedical Science, University of Foggia, Via L Pinto, 71122 Foggia, Italy
    Microbiol Res 167:187-93. 2012
    ..FtsH mutant had a reduced capacity to form biofilms on abiotic surfaces and exhibited different cell surface physico-chemical properties with respect to the wild type strain...
  60. pmc Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus by lysostaphin-expressing Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 in a modified genital tract secretion medium
    Huanli Liu
    Division of Microbiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, U S Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, Arkansas 72079 9502, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:8500-8. 2011
    ..genital tract secretion medium (mGTS) under neutral-pH conditions, six prominent proteins from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 spent medium were identified by mass spectrometry...
  61. doi Effect of respiration and manganese on oxidative stress resistance of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Laboratory of Food Microbiology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Microbiology 158:293-300. 2012
    ....
  62. doi Chitinase from Bacillus licheniformis DSM13: expression in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 and biochemical characterisation
    Hoang Anh Nguyen
    Food Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Food Sciences and Technology, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
    Protein Expr Purif 81:166-74. 2012
    ..pSIP409, derived from the sakacin-P operon of Lactobacillus sakei, and expressed in the host strain Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1. Both the complete chi gene including the original bacillal signal sequence as well as the mature chi ..
  63. pmc The major autolysin Acm2 from Lactobacillus plantarum undergoes cytoplasmic O-glycosylation
    Lasse Fredriksen
    Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway
    J Bacteriol 194:325-33. 2012
    The major autolysin Acm2 from the probiotic strain Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 contains high proportions of alanine, serine, and threonine in its N-terminal so-called AST domain...
  64. pmc Complete resequencing and reannotation of the Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 genome
    Roland J Siezen
    TI Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 194:195-6. 2012
    ..We identified 116 nucleotide corrections and improved function prediction for nearly 1,200 proteins, with a focus on metabolic functions and cell surface-associated proteins...
  65. doi Expression of the Lactobacillus plantarum malE gene is regulated by CcpA and a MalR-like protein
    Lidia Muscariello
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100, Caserta, Italy
    J Microbiol 49:950-5. 2011
    ..A double mutant exhibited glucose-insensitive malE transcription, while absence of the functional Lp_0172 open reading frame had no effect on malE expression...
  66. pmc Comparative analysis of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 transcriptomes by using DNA microarray and next-generation sequencing technologies
    Milkha M Leimena
    TI Food and Nutrition TIFN, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4141-8. 2012
    ..the use of RNA sequencing (direct cDNA sequencing and 3'-untranslated region [UTR] sequencing) using Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 as a model organism, employing its established microarray platform as a reference...
  67. pmc Beta-glucans improve growth, viability and colonization of probiotic microorganisms
    Pasquale Russo
    Promis Biotech, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Foggia, Via Napoli 25, 71122 Foggia, Italy E Mails P R V C
    Int J Mol Sci 13:6026-39. 2012
    ..Moreover, the presence of this β-d-glucan potentiates in vitro adhesion of the probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 to human intestinal epithelial cells.
  68. doi Systematic identification of Lactobacillus plantarum auxotrophs for fermented Nham using genome-scale metabolic model
    Porntip Chiewchankaset
    Program in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, King Mongkut s University of Technology Thonburi, 126 Pracha uthit Road, Bang Mod, Thung khru, Bangkok 10140, Thailand
    J Biotechnol 162:327-35. 2012
    ..A published genome-scale model of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 is adopted for studying the L. plantarum BCC9546 characteristics cultured on Simulated Nham Broth...
  69. pmc Genome-wide prediction and validation of sigma70 promoters in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Tilman J Todt
    Center for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics, Nijmegen Center for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e45097. 2012
    ..In this study the σ(70)-promoter sequences in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 were predicted using a genome-wide analysis...
  70. pmc Impact of Lactobacillus plantarum sortase on target protein sorting, gastrointestinal persistence, and host immune response modulation
    Daniela M Remus
    TI Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 195:502-9. 2013
    ..Here, we studied the role of sortase A (SrtA) in Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1, a model Lactobacillus for probiotic organisms...
  71. doi Lactobacillus plantarum passage through an oro-gastro-intestinal tract simulator: carrier matrix effect and transcriptional analysis of genes associated to stress and probiosis
    P Bove
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Foggia, Viale Pinto, 1, 71122 Foggia, Italy
    Microbiol Res 168:351-9. 2013
    ..In this study, the survival of the lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1, a model probiotic strain, was examined in a human oro-gastric-intestinal (OGI) in vitro system, using ..
  72. doi The structure of an alternative wall teichoic acid produced by a Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 mutant contains a 1,5-linked poly(ribitol phosphate) backbone with 2-α-D-glucosyl substitutions
    Satoru Tomita
    TI Food and Nutrition, Nieuwe Kanaal 9A, 6709PA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Carbohydr Res 370:67-71. 2013
    ..The structure was established as 1,5-linked poly(ribitol phosphate) which was substituted at the C-2 hydroxyl group of the ribitol residue with α-D-glucosyl at a frequency of 28%...
  73. ncbi Unusual amino acid substitution in the anion-binding site of Lactobacillus plantarum non-allosteric L-lactate dehydrogenase
    H Taguchi
    Department of Agricultural Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Biochem 209:993-8. 1992
    ..In the absence of Fru(1,6)P2, on the other hand, the mutant enzyme was more labile below 65 degrees C but more stable above 70 degrees C...
  74. pmc Cloning and expression of a conjugated bile acid hydrolase gene from Lactobacillus plantarum by using a direct plate assay
    H Christiaens
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 58:3792-8. 1992
    ..7 and 5.5. Optimum temperature ranged from 30 to 45 degrees C. Southern blot analysis indicated that the cloned gene has similarity with genomic DNA of bile acid hydrolase-active Lactobacillus spp. of intestinal origin...
  75. ncbi Undecaprenyl pyrophosphate synthetase from Lactobacillus plantarum: a dimeric protein
    J D Muth
    Arch Biochem Biophys 230:49-60. 1984
    ..The enzyme was inactivated by the arginine-specific reagents phenylglyoxal, butanedione and, cyclohexanedione, but this inactivation was not prevented by either of the substrates...
  76. pmc The gene encoding plantaricin A, a bacteriocin from Lactobacillus plantarum C11, is located on the same transcription unit as an agr-like regulatory system
    D B Diep
    Laboratory of Microbial Gene Technology, Agricultural University of Norway, As
    Appl Environ Microbiol 60:160-6. 1994
    ..The finding that plnABCD are transcribed from a common promoter suggests that the biological role played by the bacteriocin is somehow related to the regulatory function of the two-component system located on the same operon...
  77. ncbi Structure of the thiamine- and flavin-dependent enzyme pyruvate oxidase
    Y A Muller
    Institut fur Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg, Germany
    Science 259:965-7. 1993
    ..The spatial arrangement of TPP and FAD suggests that the oxidation of the oxyethyl intermediate does not occur by hydride displacement but rather by a two-step transfer of two electrons...
  78. ncbi Insights into substrate binding by D-2-ketoacid dehydrogenases from the structure of Lactobacillus pentosus D-lactate dehydrogenase
    V S Stoll
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Structure 4:437-47. 1996
    ..Models based on D-LDH-related enzymes propose that these side chains assume identical roles in both enzymes with their active sites related by a simple geometrical relationship such as a mirror plane...
  79. pmc Characterization of the locus responsible for the bacteriocin production in Lactobacillus plantarum C11
    D B Diep
    Laboratory of Microbial Gene Technology, Department of Biotechnological Sciences, Agricultural University of Norway
    J Bacteriol 178:4472-83. 1996
    ..A conserved regulatory-like box encompassing two direct repeats was identified in the promoter regions of all five plantaricin A-induced operons. These repeats may serve as regulatory elements for gene expression...
  80. ncbi Structure and organisation of the pyrimidine biosynthesis pathway genes in Lactobacillus plantarum: a PCR strategy for sequencing without cloning
    A Elagoz
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie et de Génétique de l Université Louis Pasteur, Unité de Recherche Associée au CNRS URA No D1481, Strasbourg, France
    Gene 182:37-43. 1996
    ..plantarum genomic DNA library. Alignment of the L. plantarum Pyr proteins with other known procaryotic Pyr proteins indicates that they display highly conserved regions in Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria...
  81. pmc The alanine racemase gene is essential for growth of Lactobacillus plantarum
    P Hols
    Unité de Génétique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
    J Bacteriol 179:3804-7. 1997
    ..Knockout of the alr gene abolished all measurable alanine racemase activity, and the mutant was shown to be strictly dependent on D-alanine for growth...
  82. pmc Expression of the bglH gene of Lactobacillus plantarum is controlled by carbon catabolite repression
    R Marasco
    Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
    J Bacteriol 180:3400-4. 1998
    ..In vitro and in vivo DNA binding experiments suggested the occurrence of a DNA-protein complex at the CRE site, which would mediate glucose repression of bglH expression...
  83. pmc Cloning, expression, and characterization of cadmium and manganese uptake genes from Lactobacillus plantarum
    Z Hao
    Institute for Comparative and Environmental Toxicology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:4746-52. 1999
    ..The topology and potential Mn(2+)- and Cd(2+)-binding sites of MntA are discussed. A second clone containing a low-affinity Cd(2+) transport system was also isolated...
  84. pmc Carbon catabolite repression in Lactobacillus pentosus: analysis of the ccpA region
    K Mahr
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, D 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:277-83. 2000
    ..A comparison of the genetic structures of ccpA regions revealed that lactic acid bacteria possess the gene order pepQ-ccpA-variable while the genetic structure in bacilli and Staphylococcus xylosus is aroA-ccpA-variable-acuC...
  85. pmc Changes in cspL, cspP, and cspC mRNA abundance as a function of cold shock and growth phase in Lactobacillus plantarum
    S Derzelle
    Unité de Génétique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Bacteriol 182:5105-13. 2000
    ..It also supports the view that the gene products fulfill separate and specific functions, under both cold shock and non-cold shock conditions...
  86. ncbi Crystal structure of non-allosteric L-lactate dehydrogenase from Lactobacillus pentosus at 2.3 A resolution: specific interactions at subunit interfaces
    Hiroyuki Uchikoba
    Department of Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Proteins 46:206-14. 2002
    ..Such high specificity at the subunit interfaces should hinder the rearrangement of the quaternary structure needed for allosteric regulation and thus explain the "non-allostery" of LPLDH...
  87. pmc Expression of the xylulose 5-phosphate phosphoketolase gene, xpkA, from Lactobacillus pentosus MD363 is induced by sugars that are fermented via the phosphoketolase pathway and is repressed by glucose mediated by CcpA and the mannose phosphoenolpyruvate p
    Clara C Posthuma
    SILS, BioCentrum, University of Amsterdam, 1018 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:831-7. 2002
    ....
  88. pmc Characterization of the melA locus for alpha-galactosidase in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Aurelio Silvestroni
    Centro de Referencia para Lactobacillos CERELA CONICET, Chacabuco 145, 4000 Tucuman, Argentina INRA URLGA, Useful Bacterial Surface Proteins, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5464-71. 2002
    ....
  89. pmc Purification and genetic characterization of plantaricin NC8, a novel coculture-inducible two-peptide bacteriocin from Lactobacillus plantarum NC8
    Antonio Maldonado
    Departamento de Biotecnologia de Alimentos, Instituto de la Grasa, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 41012 Seville, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:383-9. 2003
    ....
  90. pmc Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1
    Michiel Kleerebezem
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, P O Box 557, 6700 AN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1990-5. 2003
    The 3,308,274-bp sequence of the chromosome of Lactobacillus plantarum strain WCFS1, a single colony isolate of strain NCIMB8826 that was originally isolated from human saliva, has been determined, and contains 3,052 predicted protein-..
  91. ncbi High-throughput PCR screening of genes for three-component regulatory system putatively involved in quorum sensing from low-G + C gram-positive bacteria
    Jiro Nakayama
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, 6 10 1 Hakozaki, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8581, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:480-9. 2003
    ..These results indicated the usefulness of this high-throughput gene screening and suggested that the three-component regulatory gene cassette are widely present...
  92. pmc Induction of plantaricin production in Lactobacillus plantarum NC8 after coculture with specific gram-positive bacteria is mediated by an autoinduction mechanism
    Antonio Maldonado
    Departamento de Biotecnologia de Alimentos, Instituto de la Grasa, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 41012 Seville, Spain
    J Bacteriol 186:1556-64. 2004
    ..We propose that the presence of specific bacteria could act as an environmental signal that is able to switch on bacteriocin production in L. plantarum NC8 via a quorum-sensing mechanism mediated by PLNC8IF...
  93. ncbi Optimising single cell activity assessment of Lactobacillus plantarum by fluorescent in situ hybridisation as affected by growth
    Maaike C de Vries
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, P O Box 557, 6700 AN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 59:109-15. 2004
    ..RNA (rRNA)-targeted oligonucleotide probe, Eub338, could be used to estimate the in situ activity of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 in exponentially growing cells. However, L...
  94. pmc Two arginine repressors regulate arginine biosynthesis in Lactobacillus plantarum
    Herve Nicoloff
    Laboratoire de Dynamique, Evolution et Expression de Génomes de Microorganismes, Université Louis Pasteur CNRS FRE 2326, 28 rue Goethe, 67083 Strasbourg, France
    J Bacteriol 186:6059-69. 2004
    ..In many gram-positive bacteria, the expression and interaction of different ArgR-like proteins may imply a complex regulatory network in response to environmental stimuli...
  95. pmc Repression of the pyr operon in Lactobacillus plantarum prevents its ability to grow at low carbon dioxide levels
    Herve Nicoloff
    Laboratoire de Dynamique, Evolution et Expression de Génomes de Microorganismes, Université Louis Pasteur CNRS FRE 2326, 28 rue Goethe, F 67083 Strasbourg, France
    J Bacteriol 187:2093-104. 2005
    ..Therefore, growth inhibition without CO2 enrichment may be due to low carbamoyl phosphate pools from lack of CPS activity...
  96. ncbi Cloning and characterization of the hsp 18.55 gene, a new member of the small heat shock gene family isolated from wine Lactobacillus plantarum
    G Spano
    Department of Food Science, Foggia University, Via Napoli 25, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Res Microbiol 156:219-24. 2005
    ..5, hsp 18.55 and hsp 19.3 genes, analyzed over a complete culture cycle, revealed that early growing cells contained substantial amounts of hsp 18.5, hsp 18.55 and hsp 19.3 mRNAs, which rapidly declined upon entry into stationary phase...
  97. ncbi A beta-glucosidase gene isolated from wine Lactobacillus plantarum is regulated by abiotic stresses
    G Spano
    Department of Food Science, Foggia University, Via Napoli 25, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    J Appl Microbiol 98:855-61. 2005
    ..We tried to fill this important gap by characterizing a gene codifying for a putative beta-glucosidase enzyme from wine Lactobacillus plantarum and from a commercial strain of Oenococcus oeni...
  98. ncbi The role of Val-265 for flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) binding in pyruvate oxidase: FTIR, kinetic, and crystallographic studies on the enzyme variant V265A
    Georg Wille
    Institut fur Biochemie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Kurt Mothes Strasse 3, 06120 Halle, Germany
    Biochemistry 44:5086-94. 2005
    ..Taking these observations together, the conservative exchange V265A in POX has a surprisingly small effect on the catalytic properties of the enzyme, whereas the effect on the three-dimensional structure is rather big...
  99. pmc Characterization of a mobile clpL gene from Lactobacillus rhamnosus
    Aki Suokko
    Division of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2061-9. 2005
    ..rhamnosus strains suggest that the L. rhamnosus E-97800 has acquired the clpL2 gene via horizontal transfer. No change in the stress tolerance of the ClpL2-deficient derivative of E-97800 compared to the parental strain was observed...
  100. ncbi Random amplified polymorphic DNA-PCR based cloning of markers to identify the beer-spoilage strains of Lactobacillus brevis, Pediococcus damnosus, Lactobacillus collinoides and Lactobacillus coryniformis
    T Fujii
    Central Laboratories for Key Technology, Kirin Brewery Co, Ltd, Fukuura, Kanazawa, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Appl Microbiol 98:1209-20. 2005
    ..In order to systematically identify genes that contribute to beer-spoilage, large-scale random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD)-based cloning methods was carried out...
  101. pmc An agr-like two-component regulatory system in Lactobacillus plantarum is involved in production of a novel cyclic peptide and regulation of adherence
    Mark H J Sturme
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, Hesselink van Suchtelenweg 4, 6703 CT Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 187:5224-35. 2005
    We have analyzed a locus on the annotated Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 genome that showed homology to the staphylococcal agr quorum-sensing system and designated it lam for Lactobacillus agr-like module...

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