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Characterisation of the major murein-bound porins of the Escherichia coli outer membrane.

John Peter Watts

Characterisation of the major murein-bound porins of the Escherichia coli outer membrane.

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of East Anglia, School of Biological Sciences, 1981.

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Escherichia coli cells are surrounded by a complex cell wall composed of two concentric lipid bilayers, the outer membrane and the cytoplasmic membrane with a peri-plasmic space in between. This cell wall plays many functional roles in protection, transport, locomotion, sensing, . VDAC/porin is present in sarcoplasmic reticulum from skeletal muscle Bonhivers M, Ghazi A, Boulanger P, et al. EMBO J (8) APR 15 FhuA, a transporter of the Escherichia coli outer membrane, is converted into a channel upon binding of bacteriophage T5. Escherichia coli Subject Areas on Research. Two major virulence factors: Fimbria - for attachment to SI epithelium; Secretion enterotoxin resulting in net ion loss into the intestinal lumen. Explain the term entertoxigenic E. coli What is the cause of diarrhea produced by ETEC?


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Characterisation of the major murein-bound porins of the Escherichia coli outer membrane. by John Peter Watts Download PDF EPUB FB2

A procedure is described that from one batch of cells allows the isolation of all major proteins of the outer cell envelope membrane of Escherichia coli B/r.

The method involves differential extraction of cell envelopes with ionic and non‐ionic detergents with and without Mg 2+ present, and the proteins are finally separated by molecular sieve chromatography in the presence of sodium Cited by: In Escherichia coli, the two porin proteins OmpF and OmpC form pores in the outer membrane that allow for the passive diffusion of small hydrophilic molecules across this hydrophobic barrier.

Studies using gene and operon fusions to both ompF and ompC revealed that regulation of porin expression occurs at the transcriptional level. This work, combined with additional genetic analysis, led to Cited by:   1. Introduction. The outer surface of gram-negative bacteria, including Escherichia coli, is composed of an outer membrane (OM), a peptidoglycan layer, and an inner membrane (IM).The periplasm (PP) is located between the OM and the IM, which surrounds the cytoplasm (CP) of E.

OM of E. coli consists of lipopolysaccharides (LPS), lipoproteins, and other outer membrane proteins Cited by:   Purified OmpF, OmpC, NmpC, PhoE and Lc (Protein 2) porins from the Escherichia coli outer membrane were incorporated into planar phospholipid bilayer Cited by:   With our focus here on porins—major class of non-specific Raina S () Characterization of the Escherichia coli sigma E regulon.

J Biol Chem – CrossRef Google Rosselet A () Function of the outer membrane of Escherichia coli as a permeability barrier to beta-lactam antibiotics.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother Cited by: 9. E.C. Gotschlich, in Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Third Edition), Porins.

The porins of the pathogenic Neisseria like those of Escherichia coli are postulated to consist principally of β-pleated sheets arranged perpendicularly to the membrane with loops exposed to the cytoplasm and eight loops exposed on the surface of the organism.

Each functional porin consists of a trimer of the. The OmpF porin from the outer membrane of Escherichia coli acts as a lightly cation-selective pore, allowing the diffusion of small cations and cationic molecules, whose Mr are a little larger.

The major members of the outer membrane proteins (OMP) include the Braun’s lipoprotein, the porins (ompC, ompF, ompD, phoE, etc.) and the heat-modifiable protein (Omp A) (2). The porins are a group of proteins with molecular weights (Mr) ranging from 36 to 38 Kd per monomeric unit (3).

Sen K, Hellman J, Nikaido H () Porin channels in intact cell of Escherichia coli are not affected by Donnan potentials across the outer membrane. J Biol Chem – PubMed Google Scholar Szmelcman S, Hofnung M () Maltose transport in Escherichia coli K Involvement of the bacteriophage lambda receptor.

Diarrhea caused by pathogenic Escherichia coli (E. coli) is one of the most serious infectious diseases in humans and animals. Due to antibiotics resistance and the lack of efficient vaccine, more attention should be paid to find potential versatile vaccine candidates to prevent diseases.

In this study, the sequence homology analysis indicated that OmpF from E. coli CVCC shares a high. Abstract. The cell envelope of gram-negative bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa consists of three different layers, the outer membrane, the peptidoglycan (murein) layer, and the inner membrane (Nikaido, a; Beveridge, ).

The inner membrane acts as a real diffusion barrier and contains, in addition to the respiration chain and the H. coli transports glucose from the extracellular environment to the periplasmic space through the outer membrane porins: OmpC, OmpF, and LamB (Ferenci ;Masi et al. Two major proteins, the murein lipoprotein and the OmpF matrix porin, are deficient in the outer membrane of cpxA cpxB mutants of Escherichia coli K We present evidence that the cpx mutations prevent or retard the translocation of these proteins to the outer membrane.

David E. Whitworth, in Advances in Applied Microbiology, Abstract. Outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) are produced from the outer membrane (OM) of myxobacterial cells and are found in large quantities within myxobacterial biofilms.

It has been proposed that OMVs are involved in several of the social behaviors exhibited by the myxobacteria, including motility and predation. DeMartini M, Inouye M. Interaction between two major outer membrane proteins of Escherichia coli: the matrix protein and the lipoprotein.

J Bacteriol. Jan; (1)– [PMC free article] de Smet MJ, Kingma J, Witholt B. The effect of toluene on the structure and permeability of the outer and cytoplasmic membranes of Escherichia coli. Important for the transport of CDs across the cell wall is CymA, an outer membrane protein, which has a molecular mass of 39 kDa and is presumably active as a monomer in contrast to the trimeric.

Van Gelder P, Saint N, Phale P, Eppens EF, Prilipov A, van Boxtel R, Rosenbusch JP, Tommassen J () Voltage sensing in the PhoE and OmpF outer membrane porins of Escherichia coli: role of charged residues.

J Mol Biol – PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar. Porin (OmpF), a trimeric membrane protein, in an extract of the outer membrane of Escherichia coli gave a twin-peaked elution pattern on Sephacryl SHR gel chromatography in the presence of.

@article{osti_, title = {Electron crystallography of PhoE porin, an outer membrane, channel- forming protein from E. coli}, author = {Walian, P J}, abstractNote = {One approach to studying the structure of membrane proteins is the use of electron crystallography.

Bing Jap has crystallized PhoE pore-forming protein (porin) from the outer membrane of escherichia coli (E. coli) into. A three-dimensional molecular assembly model of a lipoprotein from the Escherichia coli outer membrane.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jun; 71 (6)– [PMC free article] Inouye S, Lee N, Inouye M, Wu HC, Suzuki H, Nishimura Y, Iketani H, Hirota Y. Amino acid replacement in a mutant lipoprotein of the Escherichia coli outer membrane. HARRY ROSENBERG, in Ion Transport in Prokaryotes, C Phosphate-Specific Pores in the Outer Membrane 1 THE PhoE PROTEIN OF E.

coli. The first report of a possible role for the outer membrane in the complex phosphate acquisition process in E.

coli came from Overbeeke and Lugtenberg (), who found that one of the several outer membrane porins (known by various names) was under. Lancet Infect Dis. Sep;11(9) doi: /S(11) Epub Jun Characterisation of the Escherichia coli strain associated with an outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Germany, a microbiological study.

Introduction. The genus Escherichia comprises Escherichia albertii, Escherichia coli, Escherichia fergusonii, Escherichia hermanii and Escherichia vulneris (Huys et al.

).Since its discovery by Theodor Escherich ina large number of E coli strains have been isolated and characterized. It encompasses an enormous population of bacteria that exhibit a very high degree of.

Pleiotropic transport mutants of Escherichia coli lack porin, a major outer membrane protein. Mol. Gen. Genet. Biochemical and biophysical characterization of the cell wall porin of Corynebacterium glutamicum: Pore-forming activity of the Tsx protein from the outer membrane of Escherichia coli. "Amino acid sequence for the peptide extension on the prolipoprotein of the Escherichia coli outer membrane." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 74(3); PMID: ; Inukai M, Ghrayeb J, Nakamura K, Inouye M ().

"Apolipoprotein, an intermediate in the processing of the major lipoprotein of the Escherichia coli outer membrane." J Biol Chem 1. Introduction. Since the description of the first prokaryotic lipoprotein in the cell envelope of Escherichia coli by Braun and colleagues over four decades ago [1, 2], this class of peripherally anchored membrane proteins has been increasingly recognized to play important roles in basic bacterial physiology such envelope stability, cell division, sporulation, conjugation, nutrient.

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) strains are a major cause of illness and death in mammals, including neonatal, recently weaned pigs and infant human beings. We have previously shown that outer membrane vesicles (OMV) obtained from ETEC serotypes encapsulated into zein nanoparticles, coated with a Gantrez-mannosamine polymer conjugate (OMV-NP), were immunogenic in mice and sows.

Jan WENSINK, Bernard WITHOLT, Identification of Different Forms of the Murein‐Bound Lipoprotein Found in Isolated Outer Membranes of Escherichia coli, European Journal of Biochemistry, /jtbx,2, (), (). MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Pleiotropic transport mutants of Escherichia coli lack porin, a major outer membrane protein. Sensitivity of Escherichia coli to various β-lactams is determined by the interplay of outer membrane permeability and degradation by periplasmic. Outer membrane protease OmpT [[]] and outer membrane phospholipase A (OMPLA [[]]) are hydrolytic enzymes present in the outer membrane (OM) of Escherichiathe position of the gene encoding OmpT (known as protein a at that time [[]]) was localized on the genetic map of E.

coli and designated ompT, in reference to the temperature‐dependent appearance of its product [[]]. Starting with an Escherichia coli strain missing the outer membrane lipoprotein, multiple mutants were constructed than in addition to this defect miss the outer membrane proteins II, Ia and Ib.

Escherichia coli (/ ˌ ɛ ʃ ə ˈ r ɪ k i ə ˈ k oʊ l aɪ /), also known as E. coli (/ ˌ iː ˈ k oʊ l aɪ /), is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, rod-shaped, coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms (endotherms).

Most E. coli strains are harmless, but some serotypes (EPEC, ETEC etc) can cause serious food. The inner (plasma) membrane of E. coli is about 75% lipid and 25% protein by weight. How many molecules of membrane lipid are there for each molecule of protein.

(Assume that the average protein is Mr 50, and the average lipid is ) Pg A) 1 B) 50 C) D) 10, E) 50, Molecular architecture and assembly of cell parts. Chemical composition of Escherichia coli.

Outer membrane. The murein sacculus. Cytoplasmic membrane. Periplasm and protein secretion. Flagella. Frimbiae. The nucleoid. Ribossomes. Metabolism and general physiology.

Class I reactions: generation of precursor metabolites and energy. Central metabolic routes: metabolism of glucose. OmpT from Escherichia coli belongs to a family of highly homologous outer membrane proteases, known as omptins, which are implicated in the virulence of several pathogenic Gram‐negative bacteria.

Here we present the crystal structure of OmpT, which shows a 10‐stranded antiparallel β‐barrel that protrudes far from the lipid bilayer into the extracellular space. The cell envelope of Gram-negative bacteria, such as Escherichia coli, is characterized by the presence of two membranes, the inner (IM) and outer (OM) membranes, separated by the periplasm and a thin layer of peptidoglycan (PG).

This envelope is a formidable barrier against a myriad of harmful compounds, while simultaneously allowing the entry of nutrients necessary for cell survival. Escherichia coli cells are surrounded by a complex cell wall composed of two concentric lipid bilayers, the outer membrane and the cytoplasmic membrane with a periplasmic space in between.

This cell wall plays many functional roles in protection, transport, locomotion, sensing, detoxification, and energy production. Death, A., Notley, L. & Ferenci, T. Derepression of LamB protein facilitates outer membrane permeation of carbohydrates into Escherichia coli under conditions of nutrient stress.

Bacteriol. Start studying Escherichia coli Infections Infectious Exam #2. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. This chapter focuses on envelope stress responses of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria.

To date, five major cell envelope stress responses have been identified in Escherichia coli: the sE, Cpx, Rcs, phage-shock protein (Psp), and Bae responses.

Many of stress responses in gram-positive bacteria fall into two major categories: those that are activated by directly binding the antibiotic. Functions of the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria include antigenicity, adhesion to surfaces, toxicity for animals, provision of membrane channels and porins for the influx and efflux of low molecular weight substances, and a permeability barrier to the passage of high molecular weight substances.Escherichia coli displaying surface-anchored antibody frag-mentsfromalarge excessofnegativecells (13).

Alongthese lines, a previous attempt at placing an active antibody fragmentonthesurfaceofE. colihasbeenreported(14, 15). However,this constructwasnotfully characterizedorused for any selection experiments. Herein.The major non-selective porins in the outer membrane of E.

coli. OmpF porin permeates larger molecules at a faster rate and is induced by nutrient starvation. OmpC excludes larger molecules including antibiotics and detergents, so reduces susceptibility. OmpC is expressed instead of OmpF under stressful conditions.