Genes involved in cell wall localization and side chain formation of rhamnose-glucose polysaccharide in Streptococcus mutans

Yoshihisa Yamashita, Y. Tsukioka, K. Tomihisa, Y. Nakano, T. Koga

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We identified in Streptococcus mutans six new genes (rgpA through rgpF), whose disruption results in a loss of serotype-specific antigenicity, specified by the glucose side chains of rhamnose-glucose polysaccharide from the cell wall. Rhamnose and glucose content of the cell wall decreased drastically in all these disruption mutants, except that in the rgpE mutant only the glucose content decreased. RgpC and RgpD are homologous to ATP- binding cassette transporter components and may be involved in polysaccharide export, whereas RgpE may be a transferase of side chain glucose.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)5803-5807
ページ数5
ジャーナルJournal of Bacteriology
180
発行部数21
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1998

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Rhamnose
Streptococcus mutans
Cell Wall
Polysaccharides
Glucose
Genes
ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters
Transferases

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

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Genes involved in cell wall localization and side chain formation of rhamnose-glucose polysaccharide in Streptococcus mutans. / Yamashita, Yoshihisa; Tsukioka, Y.; Tomihisa, K.; Nakano, Y.; Koga, T.

:: Journal of Bacteriology, 巻 180, 番号 21, 1998, p. 5803-5807.

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