Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002

Summary

Alias: Agmenellum quadruplicatum, Synechococcus PCC7002, Synechococcus sp. (ATCC 27264), Synechococcus sp. (PCC 7002), Synechococcus sp. (strain PCC 7002), Synechococcus sp. PCC7002, Agmenellum quadruplicatum PR-6, Synechococcus PCC7002 PR-6

Top Publications

  1. doi Biogenesis of phycobiliproteins: I. cpcS-I and cpcU mutants of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 define a heterodimeric phyococyanobilin lyase specific for beta-phycocyanin and allophycocyanin subunits
    Gaozhong Shen
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:7503-12. 2008
  2. pmc Agmenellum quadruplicatum M.AquI, a novel modification methylase
    C Karreman
    Sylvius Laboratories, Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 172:266-72. 1990
  3. pmc CpcM posttranslationally methylates asparagine-71/72 of phycobiliprotein beta subunits in Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002 and Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    Gaozhong Shen
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, S 235 Frear Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:4808-17. 2008
  4. pmc Biosynthesis of cyanobacterial phycobiliproteins in Escherichia coli: chromophorylation efficiency and specificity of all bilin lyases from Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    Avijit Biswas
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:2729-39. 2010
  5. ncbi Recruitment of a foreign quinone into the A1 site of photosystem I. Characterization of a menB rubA double deletion mutant in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 devoid of FX, FA, and FB and containing plastoquinone or exchanged 9,10-anthraquinone
    Yumiko Sakuragi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:12371-81. 2005
  6. ncbi Temperature-regulated mRNA accumulation and stabilization for fatty acid desaturase genes in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    T Sakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Mol Microbiol 23:1281-92. 1997
  7. pmc The biosynthetic pathway for myxol-2' fucoside (myxoxanthophyll) in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    Joel E Graham
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, S 235 Frear Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Bacteriol 191:3292-300. 2009
  8. ncbi Roles for heme-copper oxidases in extreme high-light and oxidative stress response in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Christopher T Nomura
    Department of Chemistry, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY, 13210 2726, USA
    Arch Microbiol 185:471-9. 2006
  9. pmc Thermal protection of the oxygen-evolving machinery by PsbU, an extrinsic protein of photosystem II, in Synechococcus species PCC 7002
    Y Nishiyama
    Department of Regulation Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan
    Plant Physiol 115:1473-80. 1997
  10. doi Evolving improved Synechococcus Rubisco functional expression in Escherichia coli
    Oliver Mueller-Cajar
    Molecular Plant Physiology, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Biochem J 414:205-14. 2008

Research Grants

  1. GENOMIC ORGANIZATION OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC GENES
    William Widger; Fiscal Year: 1993
  2. REGULATION OF BILIPROTEIN IN CYANOBACTERIA
    DONALD BRYANT; Fiscal Year: 2002

Patents

  1. PLANTS WITH ENHANCED PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF
  2. MODIFIED CYANOBACTERIA FOR PRODUCING CAROTENOIDS
  3. CYANOBACTERIA HAVING IMPROVED PHOTOSYNTHETIC ACTIVITY
  4. Control method of gene expression, production method of objective substance and DNA sequences, expression vector and cyanobacteria for the method
  5. Alga in which production of photosynthetic products is improved, and use for said alga
  6. MODIFIED DIACYLGLYCEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE PROTEINS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF
  7. MODIFIED PHOTOSYNTHETIC MICROORGANISMS FOR PRODUCING LIPIDS
  8. A method for synthesizing RuBisCO protein in in-vitro expression system, and, a kit to be used in the method
  9. Mutated ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, and usage thereof
  10. Alga in which production of photosynthetic products is improved, and use for said alga

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications144 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Biogenesis of phycobiliproteins: I. cpcS-I and cpcU mutants of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 define a heterodimeric phyococyanobilin lyase specific for beta-phycocyanin and allophycocyanin subunits
    Gaozhong Shen
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:7503-12. 2008
    ..A., Williams, S. R., Bryant, D. A., and Schluchter, W. M. (2008) J. Biol. Chem. 283, 7513-7522). We conclude that the maturation of PBP in vivo depends on three PCB lyases: CpcE-CpcF, CpcS-I-CpcU, and CpcT...
  2. pmc Agmenellum quadruplicatum M.AquI, a novel modification methylase
    C Karreman
    Sylvius Laboratories, Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 172:266-72. 1990
    The complete type II modification methylase of Agmenellum quadruplicatum was cloned in Escherichia coli as an R.Sau3A fragment of approximately 4.5 kilobases...
  3. pmc CpcM posttranslationally methylates asparagine-71/72 of phycobiliprotein beta subunits in Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002 and Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    Gaozhong Shen
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, S 235 Frear Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:4808-17. 2008
    ..The possible functions of asparagine N methylation of phycobiliproteins are discussed...
  4. pmc Biosynthesis of cyanobacterial phycobiliproteins in Escherichia coli: chromophorylation efficiency and specificity of all bilin lyases from Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    Avijit Biswas
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:2729-39. 2010
    ..Lastly, this in vivo system was used to evaluate the efficiency of the bilin lyases for production of beta-phycocyanin...
  5. ncbi Recruitment of a foreign quinone into the A1 site of photosystem I. Characterization of a menB rubA double deletion mutant in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 devoid of FX, FA, and FB and containing plastoquinone or exchanged 9,10-anthraquinone
    Yumiko Sakuragi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:12371-81. 2005
    ..The ability to readily displace PQ-9 from the A1 site makes the menB rubA mutant ideal for introducing novel quinones, particularly anthraquinones, into PS I...
  6. ncbi Temperature-regulated mRNA accumulation and stabilization for fatty acid desaturase genes in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    T Sakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Mol Microbiol 23:1281-92. 1997
    ..These studies demonstrate that elevation of desaturase mRNA levels is not the rate-limiting event during the low-temperature acclimation of cyanobacteria...
  7. pmc The biosynthetic pathway for myxol-2' fucoside (myxoxanthophyll) in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    Joel E Graham
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, S 235 Frear Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Bacteriol 191:3292-300. 2009
    ..This study expands the suite of enzymes available for metabolic engineering of carotenoid biosynthetic pathways for biotechnological applications...
  8. ncbi Roles for heme-copper oxidases in extreme high-light and oxidative stress response in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Christopher T Nomura
    Department of Chemistry, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY, 13210 2726, USA
    Arch Microbiol 185:471-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the CtaII cytochrome oxidase may be involved with the oxidative stress response, including the control of SOD expression...
  9. pmc Thermal protection of the oxygen-evolving machinery by PsbU, an extrinsic protein of photosystem II, in Synechococcus species PCC 7002
    Y Nishiyama
    Department of Regulation Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan
    Plant Physiol 115:1473-80. 1997
    ..Our studies indicate that PsbU, a constituent of the photosystem II complex, protects the oxygen-evolving machinery against heat-induced inactivation...
  10. doi Evolving improved Synechococcus Rubisco functional expression in Escherichia coli
    Oliver Mueller-Cajar
    Molecular Plant Physiology, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Biochem J 414:205-14. 2008
    ..coli. Introducing the F345I L-subunit substitution into Synechococcus PCC7002 Rubisco improved its functional expression 11-fold in XL1-Blue cells but could not elicit functional ..
  11. doi Glucosylglycerate: a secondary compatible solute common to marine cyanobacteria from nitrogen-poor environments
    Stephan Klähn
    Universitat Rostock, Institut für Biowissenschaften, Abt Pflanzenphysiologie, Einsteinstrasse 3, D 18059 Rostock, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 12:83-94. 2010
    ..Our results establish GGA as the fifth most widespread compatible solute among cyanobacteria. Additionally, GGA appears to replace glutamate as an anion to counter monovalent cations in marine picocyanobacteria from N-poor environments...
  12. doi Atomic-resolution structure of reduced cyanobacterial cytochrome c6 with an unusual sequence insertion
    Wojciech Bialek
    Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wroclaw, Poland
    FEBS J 276:4426-36. 2009
    ..The crystal structure contains three copies of the cytochrome c(6) molecule per asymmetric unit, and is characterized by an unusually high packing density, with solvent occupying barely 17.58% of the crystal volume...
  13. doi Membrane topology of the cyanobacterial bicarbonate transporter, BicA, a member of the SulP (SLC26A) family
    Megan C Shelden
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Mol Membr Biol 27:12-22. 2010
    ..The prokaryotic member that we have mapped, namely BicA from Synechococcus PCC7002, is an important Na(+)-dependent bicarbonate transporter that is likely to play a major role in global ..
  14. pmc Luminescent whole-cell cyanobacterial bioreporter for measuring Fe availability in diverse marine environments
    Ramakrishna Boyanapalli
    Department of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1019-24. 2007
    ..Parallel assessment of dissolved Fe and bioreporter response confirmed that direct chemical measurements of dissolved Fe should not be considered alone when assessing Fe availability to phytoplankton...
  15. ncbi Cloning and sequencing of the petBD operon from the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    S N Brand
    Department of Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston, TX 77204 5500
    Plant Mol Biol 20:481-91. 1992
    ..PCC 7002, formerly designated Agmenellum quadruplicatum. The gene arrangement was found to be similar to that reported in the cyanobacterium Nostoc PCC 7906...
  16. ncbi Identification of a second psaC gene in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803
    K Steinmüller
    Institut für Entwicklungs und Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 20:997-1001. 1992
    ..PCC7002 and Nostoc sp. PCC8009). In contrast, the recently isolated psaC1 gene is not transcribed and the PSI-C1 amino acid sequence shows the highest similarity to the proteins from higher plants...
  17. ncbi Identification of conserved domains in the delta 12 desaturases of cyanobacteria
    T Sakamoto
    Department of Molecular Biomechanics, Graduate University of Advanced Studies, Okazaki, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 24:643-50. 1994
    ..fatty acids at the delta 12 position, designated desA, were isolated from Synechocystis PCC6714, Synechococcus PCC7002 and Anabaena variabilis by cross-hybridization with a DNA probe derived from the desA gene of ..
  18. pmc Transcriptional and posttranscriptional control of mRNA from lrtA, a light-repressed transcript in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    H Samartzidou
    Department of Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204, USA
    Plant Physiol 117:225-34. 1998
    ..These results suggest that lrtA mRNA processing in the light is different from that in the dark and that protein synthesis is required for light repression of the lrtA transcript...
  19. ncbi Photosystem stoichiometry and state transitions in a mutant of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 lacking phycocyanin
    J Zhao
    College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1505:248-57. 2001
    ..However, the ratio of PBS cores:chlorophyll remained unchanged. This result indicates that approximately half of the PS II reaction centers in the PR6008 cells had no closely associated PBS cores...
  20. ncbi Cyanide binding to hexacoordinate cyanobacterial hemoglobins: hydrogen-bonding network and heme pocket rearrangement in ferric H117A Synechocystis hemoglobin
    B Christie Vu
    Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Biochemistry 43:12622-33. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi Chromophore attachment to phycobiliprotein beta-subunits: phycocyanobilin:cysteine-beta84 phycobiliprotein lyase activity of CpeS-like protein from Anabaena Sp. PCC7120
    Kai Hong Zhao
    College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, PR China
    J Biol Chem 281:8573-81. 2006
    ..coli with cpcB(C155I) or pecB(C155I), respectively, together with genes ho1 (encoding heme oxygenase) and pcyA (encoding PCB:ferredoxin oxidoreductase), thereby further proving the lyase function of CpeS...
  22. pmc Complementation of a phycocyanin-bilin lyase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 with a nucleomorph-encoded open reading frame from the cryptophyte Guillardia theta
    Kathrin Bolte
    Philipps Universitat Marburg, Laboratorium für Zellbiologie, Karl von Frisch Str, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    BMC Plant Biol 8:56. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, cryptophytes are inaccessible for genetic transformations thus far. Therefore the functions of nucleomorph-encoded proteins must be elucidated indirectly by application of methods in genetically accessible organisms...
  23. doi (1)H, (15)N, and (13)C resonance assignments of the 2/2 hemoglobin from the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 in the ferric bis-histidine state
    Matthew P Pond
    T C Jenkins Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Biomol NMR Assign 3:211-4. 2009
    ..Here, we report (1)H, (15)N, and (13)C assignments for the ferric (low-spin, S = (1/2)) protein with a b heme cofactor and after post-translational modification leading to a c-like heme...
  24. pmc Acclimation of the Global Transcriptome of the Cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002 to Nutrient Limitations and Different Nitrogen Sources
    Marcus Ludwig
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, USA
    Front Microbiol 3:145. 2012
    ....
  25. doi A versatile method for preparation of hydrated microbial-latex biocatalytic coatings for gas absorption and gas evolution
    Jimmy L Gosse
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University, 277 D S Weaver Labs, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 39:1269-78. 2012
    ..The immobilization of different microorganisms in thin adhesive films in the gas phase demonstrates the utility of this method for evaluating genetically optimized microorganisms for gas absorption and gas evolution...
  26. doi Significant energy transfer from CpcG2-phycobilisomes to photosystem I in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 in the absence of ApcD-dependent state transitions
    Guoping Deng
    State Key Laboratory of Protein and Plant Genetic Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    FEBS Lett 586:2342-5. 2012
    ..Evidence also suggested that CpcG2 anchors the CpcG2-PBS to thylakoid membranes...
  27. doi Influence of heme post-translational modification and distal ligation on the backbone dynamics of a monomeric hemoglobin
    Matthew P Pond
    T C Jenkins Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Biochemistry 51:5733-47. 2012
    ..Carbon monoxide binding quenched some of these fluctuations. The results emphasized the role of the distal ligand in dictating backbone flexibility and illustrated the multiple ways in which motions are controlled by the hemoglobin fold...
  28. doi Natural osmolytes are much less effective substrates than glycogen for catabolic energy production in the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    L Tiago Guerra
    Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Biotechnol 166:65-75. 2013
    ..However, the remaining insoluble carbohydrates still accounted for a high fraction of the carbohydrate catabolized (38%), indicating that insoluble carbohydrates rather than osmolytes were the preferred substrate for autofermentation...
  29. pmc Functional genomics of novel secondary metabolites from diverse cyanobacteria using untargeted metabolomics
    Richard Baran
    Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Rd, MS977R0181A, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Mar Drugs 11:3617-31. 2013
    ..Our results show the potential of combining metabolite profiling and genomics for the identification of novel biosynthetic genes. ..
  30. pmc Vipp1 is essential for the biogenesis of Photosystem I but not thylakoid membranes in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Shuyi Zhang
    From the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and
    J Biol Chem 289:15904-14. 2014
    ..This study shows that thylakoids are still produced in the absence of Vipp1 and that normal thylakoid biogenesis in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 requires expression and biogenesis of PS I, which in turn requires Vipp1...
  31. pmc Inference of interactions in cyanobacterial-heterotrophic co-cultures via transcriptome sequencing
    Alexander S Beliaev
    Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA
    ISME J 8:2243-55. 2014
    ..This study provides an initial insight into the complexity of photoautotrophic-heterotrophic interactions and brings new perspectives of their role in the robustness and stability of the association. ..
  32. doi Selection of proper reference genes for the cyanobacterium Synechococcus PCC 7002 using real-time quantitative PCR
    Edina Szekeres
    Institute of Biological Research, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 359:102-9. 2014
    ..Moreover, gene expression stability value M and single-control normalization error E were calculated. Our data provided a list of reference genes that can be used in qPCR experiments in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. ..
  33. doi MIDAS: a database-searching algorithm for metabolite identification in metabolomics
    Yingfeng Wang
    Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831, United States
    Anal Chem 86:9496-503. 2014
    ..The database searching and manual validation can be performed online at http://midas.omicsbio.org...
  34. pmc Synthetic biology toolbox for controlling gene expression in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    Andrew L Markley
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States
    ACS Synth Biol 4:595-603. 2015
    ..Finally, a RBS library was designed and tested in PCC 7002. The presented synthetic biology toolbox will enable accelerated engineering of PCC 7002. ..
  35. pmc Proteogenomic analysis and global discovery of posttranslational modifications in prokaryotes
    Ming Kun Yang
    Key Laboratory of Algal Biology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430072, China and
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:E5633-42. 2014
    ..The entire proteogenomics pipeline is applicable to any sequenced prokaryotic organism, and we suggest that it should become a standard part of genome annotation projects. ..
  36. pmc Characterisation of cyanobacterial bicarbonate transporters in E. coli shows that SbtA homologs are functional in this heterologous expression system
    Jiahui Du
    Plant Science Division, Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency RIPE Network, Research School of Biology, Linnaeus Building 134, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e115905. 2014
    ..coli as a heterologous expression and analysis system for HCO3(-) transporters from cyanobacteria, and identified several SbtA transporters as useful for expression in the chloroplast inner envelope membranes of higher plants...
  37. pmc Integrated in silico Analyses of Regulatory and Metabolic Networks of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 Reveal Relationships between Gene Centrality and Essentiality
    Hyun Seob Song
    Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352, USA
    Life (Basel) 5:1127-40. 2015
    ..This research demonstrates how synergistic network-level analyses can be used for reconciliation of metabolic and gene expression data to uncover fundamental biological principles. ..
  38. pmc Biochemical Validation of the Glyoxylate Cycle in the Cyanobacterium Chlorogloeopsis fritschii Strain PCC 9212
    Shuyi Zhang
    From the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 and
    J Biol Chem 290:14019-30. 2015
    ..The glyoxylate cycle might play a role in coordinating carbon and nitrogen metabolism under conditions of nitrogen fixation. ..
  39. doi The Presence of the IsiA-PSI Supercomplex Leads to Enhanced Photosystem I Electron Throughput in Iron-Starved Cells of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Junlei Sun
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 United States
    J Phys Chem B 119:13549-59. 2015
    ..Thus, the increased absorption cross-section from the IsiA proteins translates directly to an enhanced rate of electron transfer through PS I. ..
  40. doi Construction of new synthetic biology tools for the control of gene expression in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    Erin K Zess
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Engineering Dr, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706
    Biotechnol Bioeng 113:424-32. 2016
    ..In summary, this work describes new synthetic biology tools that can be applied to physiological studies, metabolic engineering, or sRNA platforms in Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002...
  41. pmc Fur-type transcriptional repressors and metal homeostasis in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Marcus Ludwig
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA, USA
    Front Microbiol 6:1217. 2015
    ..Their target genes, however, are less specific for zinc and point to roles in a broader heavy metal detoxification response...
  42. pmc Unlocking the Constraints of Cyanobacterial Productivity: Acclimations Enabling Ultrafast Growth
    Hans C Bernstein
    Chemical and Biological Signature Science, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA
    MBio 7:. 2016
    ..We hypothesize that this cellular adaptation is required at high irradiances to support higher cell division rates and reduce deleterious effects, corresponding to high light, through increased carbon and reductant sequestration...
  43. pmc Hydrocarbons Are Essential for Optimal Cell Size, Division, and Growth of Cyanobacteria
    David J Lea-Smith
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1QW, United Kingdom D J L S, L L B, C A R C, P B, C J H
    Plant Physiol 172:1928-1940. 2016
    ..The recent identification of C15-C17 alkanes and alkenes in microalgal species suggests hydrocarbons may serve a similar function in a broad range of photosynthetic organisms...
  44. pmc Genetic tools for advancement of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 as a cyanobacterial chassis
    Anne M Ruffing
    Department of Bioenergy and Defense Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories, P O Box 5800, MS 1413, Albuquerque, NM, 87185 1413, USA
    Microb Cell Fact 15:190. 2016
    ..This study addresses key limitations in the advancement of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 as an industrial chassis...
  45. ncbi Expression of two alternative sigma factors of Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002 is modulated by carbon and nitrogen stress
    L F Caslake
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Microbiology 143:3807-18. 1997
    ..These results imply that SigB and SigC play roles in modifying transcription in response to changes in carbon and nitrogen availability in this cyanobacterium...
  46. ncbi Characterization of the heme-histidine cross-link in cyanobacterial hemoglobins from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    B Christie Vu
    Chemistry Department, The Pennsylvania State University, 152 Davey Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Biol Inorg Chem 9:183-94. 2004
    ..A role for bis-histidine coordination and covalent adduct formation in heme retention is proposed...
  47. ncbi Gene inactivation in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 and the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium tepidum using in vitro-made DNA constructs and natural transformation
    Niels Ulrik Frigaard
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 274:325-40. 2004
    ..These methods are ligation of DNA fragments with T4 DNA ligase, and megaprimer PCR...
  48. ncbi A high temperature-sensitive mutant of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 with modifications in the endogenous plasmid, pAQ1
    Aiko Kimura
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, 790 8577 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:217-23. 2002
    ..Thus, understanding the role of pAQ1 in the adaptation of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 to high-temperature environments is the first step in elucidating the function of this plasmid...
  49. pmc Regulation of the distribution of chlorophyll and phycobilin-absorbed excitation energy in cyanobacteria. A structure-based model for the light state transition
    Michael D McConnell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1
    Plant Physiol 130:1201-12. 2002
    ..We present a model for the state transition in cyanobacteria based on the x-ray structures of PSII, PSI, and allophycocyanin consistent with these results...
  50. ncbi Functional insensitivity of the cytochrome b6f complex to structure changes in the hinge region of the Rieske iron-sulfur protein
    Jiusheng Yan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2054, USA
    J Biol Chem 278:20925-33. 2003
    ..This implies that either the barriers to motion or the amplitude of ISP motion required for function is smaller than in the bc1 complex...
  51. ncbi Identification and characterization of NuhA, a novel Nudix hydrolase specific for ADP-ribose in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Kenji Okuda
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1699:245-52. 2004
    ..These unique features suggest that NuhA is a novel type of ADP-ribose pyrophosphatase...
  52. ncbi Methylglyoxal detoxification by an aldo-keto reductase in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Dongyi Xu
    State Key Laboratory of Protein and Plant Genetic Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Microbiology 152:2013-21. 2006
    ..PCC 7002. The broad substrate specificity of SakR1 implies that SakR1 could play other roles in cellular metabolism...
  53. ncbi Structure and function of RbcX, an assembly chaperone for hexadecameric Rubisco
    Sandra Saschenbrecker
    Department of Cellular Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Am Klopferspitz 18, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Cell 129:1189-200. 2007
    ..The strategies employed by RbcX in achieving substrate specificity and efficient product release may be generally relevant in assisted assembly reactions...
  54. doi Metabolite identification in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 using untargeted stable isotope assisted metabolite profiling
    Richard Baran
    Life Sciences Division and Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
    Anal Chem 82:9034-42. 2010
    ..PCC 7002 but not included in databases of metabolism (MetaCyc or KEGG). ..
  55. ncbi An iron stress operon involved in photosynthetic electron transport in the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    K Leonhardt
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Microbiol 138:1613-21. 1992
    ..Northern blot analysis indicates that both of these genes are constitutively expressed under both iron-stress and iron-replete conditions...
  56. ncbi The psaC genes of Synechococcus sp. PCC7002 and Cyanophora paradoxa: cloning and sequence analysis
    E Rhiel
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Gene 112:123-8. 1992
    ..In contrast to results obtained for chloroplasts and for the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803, neither psaC gene is flanked by genes encoding components of the NAD(P)H dehydrogenase complex...
  57. ncbi A small multigene family encodes the rod-core linker polypeptides of Anabaena sp. PCC7120 phycobilisomes
    D A Bryant
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Gene 107:91-9. 1991
    ..are incorrect. It is suggested that the PBS of Anabaena sp. have eight peripheral rods, each of which interacts with the AP of the core via a specific rod-core linker (CpcG) polypeptide...
  58. ncbi Structure and mutation of a gene encoding a Mr 33,000 phycocyanin-associated linker polypeptide
    R de Lorimier
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Arch Microbiol 153:541-9. 1990
    ..These data confirm earlier findings on isolated complexes regarding the influence of linkers on the spectroscopic properties of phycocyanin...
  59. ncbi Genetic analysis of a 9 kDa phycocyanin-associated linker polypeptide
    R de Lorimier
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University Park 16802
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1019:29-41. 1990
    ..PCC 7002 (Agmenellum quadruplicatum PR-6)...
  60. ncbi Structural and functional properties of the cyanobacterial photosystem I complex
    R M Wynn
    Division of Molecular Plant Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720
    Biochemistry 28:5554-60. 1989
    ..Using antibodies raised against the spinach psaC gene product (a 9-kDa subunit which binds Fe-S centers A and B), we identified an analogous protein in the cyanobacterial PSI complex...
  61. ncbi Nucleotide sequence of plasmid pAQ1 of marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC7002
    H Akiyama
    Biological Sciences Department, Toray Research Center, Inc, Kanagawa, Japan
    DNA Res 5:127-9. 1998
    ..PCC6803 within GenBank and EMBL databases. It suggests that this sequence might mediate gene rearrangement, thus increasing genetic diversity, since recombination events are frequent in cyanobacteria...
  62. ncbi A novel plasmid recombination mechanism of the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC7002
    H Akiyama
    Biological Sciences Department, Toray Research Center, Inc, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
    DNA Res 5:327-34. 1998
    ..PCC6803 within GenBank and EMBL databases. Thus, these findings strongly suggest that the site-specific recombination mechanism based on the palindromic element should be common in these cyanobacteria...
  63. ncbi Photosystem I, an improved model of the stromal subunits PsaC, PsaD, and PsaE
    O Klukas
    Institut fur Kristallographie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Takustrassett 6, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 274:7351-60. 1999
    ..The 11-transmembrane alpha-helices of these subunits can now be assigned uniquely to the hydrophobic segments identified by hydrophobicity analyses...
  64. ncbi The solution structure of photosystem I accessory protein E from the cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain PCC 8009
    K L Mayer
    Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Biochemistry 38:13736-46. 1999
    ..4 +/- 0.3 kJ mol(-1) (pH 5), and the thermal transition midpoint is 59 +/- 1 degrees C (pH 7). Interactions with other proteins in the photosystem I complex may aid in maintaining PsaE in its native state under physiological conditions...
  65. ncbi Assembly of photosystem I. I. Inactivation of the rubA gene encoding a membrane-associated rubredoxin in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 causes a loss of photosystem I activity
    Gaozhong Shen
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:20343-54. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that RubA plays a specific role in the biogenesis of PS I...
  66. ncbi CO(2) response element and corresponding trans-acting factor of the promoter for ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase genes in Synechococcus sp. PCC7002 found by an improved electrophoretic mobility shift assay
    Takuo Onizuka
    Biological Sciences Department, Toray Research Center, Inc, 1111 Tebiro, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 248 8555 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:660-7. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that the AT-rich element plays a role as a negative CO(2)-regulatory element and its trans-acting factor possibly regulates the rbc transcription in response to CO(2) levels...
  67. ncbi Crystal structure of the C-terminal clock-oscillator domain of the cyanobacterial KaiA protein
    Tatsuya Uzumaki
    Center for Gene Research, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    Nat Struct Mol Biol 11:623-31. 2004
    ..KaiA binding to KaiC probably occurs via the concave surface. On the basis of the structure, we predict the structural roles of the residues that affect circadian oscillations...
  68. pmc Intraprotein transfer of the quinone analogue inhibitor 2,5-dibromo-3-methyl-6-isopropyl-p-benzoquinone in the cytochrome b6f complex
    Jiusheng Yan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:69-74. 2006
    ..Together with the necessary passage of quinone/quinol through the small Q(p) portal in the complex, it is seen that transmembrane traffic of quinone-like molecules through the core of cytochrome bc complexes can be labyrinthine...
  69. ncbi Identification and characterization of a new class of bilin lyase: the cpcT gene encodes a bilin lyase responsible for attachment of phycocyanobilin to Cys-153 on the beta-subunit of phycocyanin in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Gaozhong Shen
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Biol Chem 281:17768-78. 2006
    ..The results from characterization of the cpcT mutant as well as the in vitro biochemical assays demonstrate that CpcT is a new phycocyanobilin lyase that specifically attaches phycocyanobilin to Cys-153 of the phycocyanin beta-subunit...
  70. ncbi Red antenna states of photosystem I from Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Marc Brecht
    Fachbereich Physik, Freie Universitat Berlin, Arnimalle 14, 14195, Berlin, Germany
    Photosynth Res 95:155-62. 2008
    ..elongatus. Therefore an assignment of F698 and C708 to Chla-species with similarities to C708 and C719 in T. elongatus is proposed...
  71. doi On the structural role of the aromatic residue environment of the chlorophyll a in the cytochrome b6f complex
    Jiusheng Yan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    Biochemistry 47:3654-61. 2008
    ....
  72. doi Deeply branching c6-like cytochromes of cyanobacteria
    Wojciech Bialek
    Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Wroclaw, Przybyszewskiego 63 77, 51 148 Wroclaw, Poland
    Biochemistry 47:5515-22. 2008
    ..We tentatively designate the PetJ2 group as c6C cytochromes and the other new group as c6B cytochromes. Possible functions of these cytochromes are discussed...
  73. doi Functional and structural characterization of the 2/2 hemoglobin from Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Nancy L Scott
    Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Biochemistry 49:7000-11. 2010
    ..The solution structure of covalently modified GlbN was determined and used to rationalize some of its chemical properties...
  74. doi The proteins involved in sucrose synthesis in the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 are encoded by two genes transcribed from a gene cluster
    Andrea C Cumino
    CEBB MdP INBA, CONICET and Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, FIBA, 7600 Mar del Plata, Argentina
    FEBS Lett 584:4655-60. 2010
    ..This is the first report on the coordination of Suc synthesis gene expression in an oxygenic-photosynthetic organism...
  75. doi One-step plasmid construction for generation of knock-out mutants in cyanobacteria: studies of glycogen metabolism in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Jacob H Jacobsen
    Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, 2200 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Photosynth Res 107:215-21. 2011
    ..We found that Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 contains two glycogen phosphorylases (A0481/glgP and A2139/agpA) and that both need to be genetically inactivated to eliminate glycogen phosphorylase activity in the cells...
  76. pmc Electron self-exchange and self-amplified posttranslational modification in the hemoglobins from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Matthew R Preimesberger
    T C Jenkins Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    J Biol Inorg Chem 17:599-609. 2012
    ..The observations illustrate the ability of bishistidine hemoglobins to undergo facile interprotein electron transfer and the chemical relevance of such transfer for covalent heme attachment...
  77. pmc Identification of functional differences in metabolic networks using comparative genomics and constraint-based models
    Joshua J Hamilton
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e34670. 2012
    ..Because CONGA provides a general framework, it can be applied to find functional differences across models and biological systems beyond those presented here...
  78. pmc Lycopene cyclase paralog CruP protects against reactive oxygen species in oxygenic photosynthetic organisms
    Louis M T Bradbury
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1888-97. 2012
    ..Therefore, CruP represents a unique target for developing resilient plants and algae needed to supply food and biofuels in the face of global climate change...
  79. pmc Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002 Transcriptome: Acclimation to Temperature, Salinity, Oxidative Stress, and Mixotrophic Growth Conditions
    Marcus Ludwig
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, USA
    Front Microbiol 3:354. 2012
    ..However, the transcriptome data suggest that cells must acclimate to excess reducing equivalents when a reduced C-source is present...
  80. doi Altered carbohydrate metabolism in glycogen synthase mutants of Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002: Cell factories for soluble sugars
    Yu Xu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Metab Eng 16:56-67. 2013
    ..The glgA-I glgA-II mutant serves as a starting point for developing cell factories for photosynthetic production and excretion of sugars...
  81. doi Detection of iron ligands in seawater and marine cyanobacteria cultures by high-performance liquid chromatography-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry
    Rene M Boiteau
    Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, United States
    Anal Chem 85:4357-62. 2013
    ..Finally, Fe ligand complexes were detected from the organic extract of surface South Pacific seawater and from culture media of the siderophore producing cyanobacteria Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. ..
  82. ncbi Site-directed conversion of a cysteine to aspartate leads to the assembly of a [3Fe-4S] cluster in PsaC of photosystem I. The photoreduction of FA is independent of FB
    J Zhao
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Biochemistry 31:5093-9. 1992
    ..The ESR signals arising from the altered cluster corresponding to FB are not diminished by illumination at either room temperature or 15 K.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  83. pmc Phycocyanin alpha-subunit phycocyanobilin lyase
    C D Fairchild
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 89:7017-21. 1992
    ..The forward and reverse reactions each require both CpcE and CpcF and are specific for the alpha-Cys-84 position. Phycocyanobilin is the immediate precursor of the protein-bound bilin...
  84. ncbi Molecular characterization of ferredoxin-NADP+ oxidoreductase in cyanobacteria: cloning and sequence of the petH gene of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 and studies on the gene product
    W M Schluchter
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Biochemistry 31:3092-102. 1992
    ..Smaller cross-reactive species in the mass range 24-35 kDa appear to be proteolytic degradation products...
  85. ncbi The cpcE and cpcF genes of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. Construction and phenotypic characterization of interposon mutants
    J Zhou
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    J Biol Chem 267:16138-45. 1992
    ..A., and Glazer, A. N. (1992) J. Biol. Chem. 267, 16146-16154), we propose that the CpcE and CpcF polypeptides are the two subunits of a phycocyanobilin lyase specifically required for chromophorylation of the phycocyanin alpha subunit...
  86. pmc Nucleotide sequence and further characterization of the Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002 recA gene: complementation of a cyanobacterial recA mutation by the Escherichia coli recA gene
    R C Murphy
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    J Bacteriol 172:967-76. 1990
    ..This interpretation is supported by the observation that the E. coli recA gene is maintained in these cells when antibiotic selection for the shuttle vector is removed...
  87. ncbi Structural and compositional analyses of the phycobilisomes of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. Analyses of the wild-type strain and a phycocyanin-less mutant constructed by interposon mutagenesis
    D A Bryant
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Arch Microbiol 153:550-60. 1990
    ..Although intact phycobilisome cores could not be isolated from this mutant, it is probable that functionally intact cores do exist in vivo...
  88. ncbi Modified ligands to FA and FB in photosystem I. II. Characterization of a mixed ligand [4Fe-4S] cluster in the C51D mutant of PsaC upon rebinding to P700-Fx cores
    L Yu
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 68583 0718, USA
    J Biol Chem 270:28118-25. 1995
    ..These studies show that primary photochemistry and electron transfer rates in PS I are relatively unaffected by the presence of a highly reducing, mixed ligand cluster in the FA' site...
  89. pmc The glnA gene of the cyanobacterium Agmenellum quadruplicatum PR-6 is nonessential for ammonium assimilation
    S J Wagner
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    J Bacteriol 175:604-12. 1993
    The glnA gene of the cyanobacterium Agmenellum quadruplicatum PR-6 (Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002) was isolated by complementing an Escherichia coli strain auxotrophic for glutamine (YMC11) with a PR-6 cosmid library...
  90. pmc Photosynthetic oxygen evolution is stabilized by cytochrome c550 against heat inactivation in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
    Y Nishiyama
    Department of Regulation Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan
    Plant Physiol 105:1313-9. 1994
    ..The mature protein is homologous to Cyt c550, a Cyt with a low redox potential. Thus, our results indicate that Cyt c550 greatly affects the heat stability of oxygen evolution...
  91. ncbi A light-repressed transcript found in Synechococcus PCC 7002 is similar to a chloroplast-specific small subunit ribosomal protein and to a transcription modulator protein associated with sigma 54
    X Tan
    Department of Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston, Texas 77204 5934
    J Biol Chem 269:20905-12. 1994
    ..The loss of initial [35S]methionine labeling in the light of the 21-kDa protein in a kanamycin-interrupted lrtA gene mutant suggests that the lrtA codes for the 21-kDa protein...
  92. ncbi Three-dimensional solution structure of PsaE from the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002, a photosystem I protein that shows structural homology with SH3 domains
    C J Falzone
    Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Biochemistry 33:6052-62. 1994
    ..SH3 domains from other sources show a similar structural homology. The structure of PsaE was used to suggest approaches for elucidating its roles within photosystem I...
  93. ncbi Cloning and characterization of the psaE gene of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002: characterization of a psaE mutant and overproduction of the protein in Escherichia coli
    J Zhao
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    Mol Microbiol 9:183-94. 1993
    ..The results suggest that PsaE plays a role in cyclic electron transport in cyanobacteria...
  94. pmc Isolation and characterization of the ndhF gene of Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002 and initial characterization of an interposon mutant
    W M Schluchter
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    J Bacteriol 175:3343-52. 1993
    ..The roles of the NADH:plastoquinone oxidoreductase in photosynthetic and respiratory electron transport are discussed...
  95. ncbi Characterization of psaI and psaL mutants of Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002: a new model for state transitions in cyanobacteria
    W M Schluchter
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 64:53-66. 1996
    ..A "mobile-PS I" model for state transitions that incorporates these ideas is discussed...
  96. ncbi The sigA gene encoding the major sigma factor of RNA polymerase from the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002: cloning and characterization
    L F Caslake
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Microbiology 142:347-57. 1996
    ..The abundance of sigA transcripts decreases rapidly after the removal of combined nitrogen from the growth medium...
  97. pmc Growth on urea can trigger death and peroxidation of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    T Sakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:2361-6. 1998
    ..These observations may provide insights into the mechanism of sudden cyanobacterial bloom disappearance in nature...
  98. ncbi Measurement of photosystem I activity with photoreduction of recombinant flavodoxin
    J Zhao
    Department of Plant Molecular Biology, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Anal Biochem 264:263-70. 1998
    ..Our results demonstrate that rFlvd photoreduction is an effective and simple method for PSI activity measurement...
  99. ncbi The involvement of NAD(P)H dehydrogenase subunits, NdhD3 and NdhF3, in high-affinity CO2 uptake in Synechococcus sp. PCC7002 gives evidence for multiple NDH-1 complexes with specific roles in cyanobacteria
    B Klughammer
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Mol Microbiol 32:1305-15. 1999
    ..The possibility of multiple, functionally distinct NDH-1 complexes in cyanobacteria is discussed...
  100. pmc Expression of the ggpS gene, involved in osmolyte synthesis in the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002, revealed regulatory differences between this strain and the freshwater strain Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803
    F Engelbrecht
    Fachbereich Biologie, Universitat Rostock, D 18051 Rostock, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:4822-9. 1999
    ....
  101. pmc A novel nitrate/nitrite permease in the marine Cyanobacterium synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002
    T Sakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Bacteriol 181:7363-72. 1999
    ..The discovery of a nitrate/nitrite permease in Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002 suggests that significant differences in nutrient transporters may occur in marine and freshwater cyanobacteria...

Research Grants2

  1. GENOMIC ORGANIZATION OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC GENES
    William Widger; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..map of overlapping lambda clones using an existing coarse NotI restriction map of the cyanobacterium, Agmenellum quadruplicatum PCC 7002. This map will allow us to understand how the Agmenellum genome controls photosynthesis...
  2. REGULATION OF BILIPROTEIN IN CYANOBACTERIA
    DONALD BRYANT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These last studies could explain bloom disappearance in natural populations and could suggest new approaches for the control of problematic or toxic cyanobacteria in water supplies. ..

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