Ureaplasma urealyticum urease genes; use of a UGA tryptophan codon

Molecular Microbiology
A Blanchard

Abstract

Nucleotide sequence analysis of a Ureaplasma urealyticum DNA fragment, homologous to cloned urease genes of other prokaryotes, revealed three consecutive open reading frames. The molecular weights of the three deduced polypeptides are 11.2 kD, 13.6 kD and 66.6 kD. These values are consistent with the size of the three subunits previously reported for purified native urease. A significant sequence homology was found between the three polypeptides of the ureaplasmal urease and the single polypeptide of jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis) urease. Codon usage indicates that UGA is a tryptophan codon in this mollicute. Use of polymerase chain reactions has disclosed the existence of genetic polymorphism among the urease genes of different serotypes of U. urealyticum.

References

Apr 1, 1977·Journal of Bacteriology·G K MasoverL Hayflick
Dec 1, 1977·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·F SangerA R Coulson
Oct 1, 1977·Journal of Bacteriology·G E Kenny, F D Cartwright
Feb 1, 1989·Journal of General Microbiology·D ThirkellW C Russell
Feb 1, 1985·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·M J RogersR H Leach
Jul 25, 1989·Nucleic Acids Research·R TanakaS Osawa
Jun 1, 1988·Journal of Bacteriology·A BlanchardM F Barile
Aug 1, 1988·Zentralblatt Für Bakteriologie, Mikrobiologie, Und Hygiene. Series A, Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Virology, Parasitology·A B Saada, I Kahane
Nov 1, 1986·Pediatric Infectious Disease·S Razin, D Yogev
Oct 1, 1987·Journal of Clinical Microbiology·G Y Lee, G E Kenny
Oct 1, 1987·Canadian Journal of Microbiology·G W StemkeM Nhan
Nov 1, 1986·Pediatric Infectious Disease·N RomanoD Russo Alesi
Apr 1, 1985·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·F YamaoS Osawa
Jan 4, 1974·Nature·A M Friedlander, A I Braude
May 1, 1967·Journal of Bacteriology·D K Ford, J MacDonald
Oct 1, 1984·Nihon juigaku zasshi. The Japanese journal of veterinary science·R HarasawaK Koshimizu
Jun 1, 1984·Journal of Clinical Microbiology·J A Robertson, M H Chen

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Citations

Jan 1, 1992·Archives of Microbiology·D D McCoyR P Hausinger
Jun 6, 1994·The Science of the Total Environment·R P Hausinger
Mar 1, 1993·Trends in Genetics : TIG·D Hatfield, A Diamond
Dec 15, 1991·Gene·P W RiddlesB Zerner
Oct 1, 2003·Experimental and Molecular Pathology·Barbara D BensteinDonald D Ourth
Dec 25, 1991·Nucleic Acids Research·R TanakaA Muto
Feb 14, 2006·Nucleic Acids Research·David H Ardell, Siv G E Andersson
Jun 18, 2010·Journal of Clinical Microbiology·Li XiaoKen B Waites
Feb 6, 2013·Biochemistry. Biokhimii︠a︡·E I DeryushevaI N Serdyuk
Jun 1, 1991·Journal of Clinical Pathology·C ClaytonS Tabaqchali
Jan 1, 1996·Annual Review of Microbiology·K Dybvig, L L Voelker
Nov 1, 2008·Integrative and Comparative Biology·Thomas F Schilling
Sep 1, 1993·Molecular Microbiology·C M Collins, S E D'Orazio
Sep 25, 2007·Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease·Vikas GuptaRama Chaudhry
Nov 9, 2005·Proteins·John-Marc ChandoniaSteven E Brenner
Jul 12, 2005·Molecular and Cellular Probes·Jongyoun YiEui-Chong Kim
Sep 1, 2000·Revista Do Instituto De Medicina Tropical De São Paulo·C M Cordova, R A Cunha
Jan 1, 1994·Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy = Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie·H H LeVeenR F LeVeen
Dec 1, 1995·Biulleten' eksperimental'noĭ biologii i meditsiny·M Iu BrodskĭiG T Sukhikh
Dec 17, 2005·Journal of Clinical Rheumatology : Practical Reports on Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Diseases·Ljiljana PavlicaAleksandra Jovelic
Jun 1, 1991·FEMS Microbiology Letters·A BlanchardV Mayau
Feb 1, 1996·Canadian Journal of Microbiology·M W LubbersR J Thornton
Mar 7, 2020·Critical Reviews in Microbiology·Kaitlin Elizabeth SprongSharlene Govender
Jun 1, 1996·Arthritis and Rheumatism·F LiW V Williams
Apr 1, 1993·FEMS Microbiology Reviews·L F Wu, M A Mandrand
Sep 5, 2020·Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology·Swati KhullarBenu Dhawan
Feb 17, 2021·Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology·Swati KhullarBenu Dhawan
Aug 8, 1998·Journal of Bacteriology·M L KarowP J Piggot

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Related Feeds

Bacterial Respiration

This feed focuses on cellular respiration in bacteria, known as bacterial respiration. Discover the latest research here.