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Biochem Soc Trans (2019) BST20170410.
Published: 14 November 2019
... lectin receptors. These lectins may contribute to initial recognition of bacterial glycans, thus providing an early defence mechanism against bacterial infections, but they may also be exploited by bacteria to escape immune responses. In this review, we will first exemplify bacterial glycosylation...
Biochem Soc Trans (2019) 47 (4): 1067-1075.
Published: 08 August 2019
...@mcgill.ca ) 22 5 2019 22 7 2019 24 7 2019 © 2019 The Author(s). Published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2019 bacteria budding yeast DNA replication single-molecule microscopy Every cell needs to replicate its DNA for the genetic...
Biochem Soc Trans (2019) 47 (4): 1131-1141.
Published: 24 July 2019
... pathogens also encode phase-variable DNA methyltransferases that control the expression of multiple genes in systems called phasevarions (phase-variable regulons). The presence of phase-variable genes allows a population of bacteria to generate a number of phenotypic variants, some of which may be better...
Biochem Soc Trans (2019) 47 (2): 527-539.
Published: 05 March 2019
...Bethany R. Jose; Paul P. Gardner; Lars Barquist Understanding how new genes originate and integrate into cellular networks is key to understanding evolution. Bacteria present unique opportunities for both the natural history and experimental study of gene origins, due to their large effective...
Biochem Soc Trans (2019) 47 (1): 209-217.
Published: 21 December 2018
...Christoph Engl The expression level of a gene can fluctuate significantly between individuals within a population of genetically identical cells. The resultant phenotypic heterogeneity could be exploited by bacteria to adapt to changing environmental conditions. Noise is hence a genome-wide...
Biochem Soc Trans (2018) 46 (4): 983-1001.
Published: 31 July 2018
...Alevtina Mikhaylina; Amira Z. Ksibe; David J. Scanlan; Claudia A. Blindauer All organisms must regulate the cellular uptake, efflux, and intracellular trafficking of essential elements, including d-block metal ions. In bacteria, such regulation is achieved by the action of metal-responsive...
Biochem Soc Trans (2017) 45 (2): 287-295.
Published: 13 April 2017
...Jeff Errington; Jeff Errington The peptidoglycan (PG) cell wall is a defining feature of the bacteria. It emerged very early in evolution and must have contributed significantly to the success of these organisms. The wall features prominently in our thinking about bacterial cell function, and its...
Biochem Soc Trans (2014) 42 (6): 1792-1795.
Published: 17 November 2014
...Fariza Shams; Neil J. Oldfield; Karl G. Wooldridge; David P.J. Turner Moonlighting proteins constitute an intriguing class of multifunctional proteins. Metabolic enzymes and chaperones, which are often highly conserved proteins in bacteria, archaea and eukaryotic organisms, are among the most...
Biochem Soc Trans (2013) 41 (1): 416-420.
Published: 29 January 2013
... newly found Nanoarchaeota and Korarchaeota. 1 email email@example.com 26 10 2012 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2013 Biochemical Society 2013 Archaea Bacteria cultivation evolution phylogeny thermophile In 1980, when Wolfram Zillig...
M. Saidijam, K.E. Bettaney, G. Szakonyi, G. Psakis, K. Shibayama, S. Suzuki, J.L. Clough, V. Blessie, A. Abu-bakr, S. Baumberg, J. Meuller, C.K. Hoyle, S.L. Palmer, P. Butaye, K. Walravens, S.G. Patching, J. O'Reilly, N.G. Rutherford, R.M. Bill, D.I. Roper, M.K. Phillips-Jones, P.J.F. Henderson
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (4): 867-872.
Published: 01 August 2005
... ). 4 4 2005 © 2005 The Biochemical Society 2005 bacteria Helicobacter pylori His tag membrane transport protein pathogen two-component system The lipid cell membrane of bacteria is inherently impermeable to nutrients required for metabolism. Uptake of nutrients (and...
Biochem Soc Trans (2004) 32 (2): 218-221.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., 15–19 September 2003 19 September 2003 © 2004 Biochemical Society 2004 Bacteria Archaea Korarchaeota Nanoarchaeota primer rRNA 16 S 218 Biochemical Society Transactions (2004) Volume 32, part 2 16S rDNA primers and the unbiased assessment of thermophile diversity G.C...
Biochem Soc Trans (2004) 32 (2): 310-313.
Published: 01 April 2004
...D. Charlier Experimental data and in silico analyses of sequenced bacterial genomes indicate that arginine repressor (ArgR) proteins and their respective target sites are surprisingly well conserved in very diverse bacteria. Arginine regulation therefore constitutes an interesting model system from...