Identification of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus HD100 Bd0714 as a Nudix dGTPase

Journal of Bacteriology
Susan R SteyertSilvia A Pineiro


Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus bacteria are predatory organisms that attack other gram-negative bacteria. Here, we report that Bd0714 is a Nudix dGTPase from B. bacteriovorus HD100 with a substrate specificity similar to that of Escherichia coli MutT and complements an E. coli mutT-deficient strain. We observed different transcription levels of the gene throughout the predator life cycle.


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