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Involvement of folic acid and methionine in the synthesis of certain membrane-associated nucleotide sugars by Enterococcus hirae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7928976     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A membrane preparation from Enterococcus hirae contained UDP and methyl-UDP (mUDP) monosaccharides. This preparation, when incubated with combinations of folic acid, L-serine, and S-adenosyl-L-methionine in a reaction system containing UDP-glucose, promoted synthesis of certain mUDP sugars. Folic acid and serine produced mUDP-glucose and mUDP-rhamnose; S-adenosylmethionine produced mUDP-glucose, mUDP-mannose, and mUDP-fucose.
R C Wood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bacteriology     Volume:  176     ISSN:  0021-9193     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Bacteriol.     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-10-28     Completed Date:  1994-10-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985120R     Medline TA:  J Bacteriol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6131-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555-1019.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Fractionation
Cell Membrane / metabolism*
Cell-Free System
Enterococcus / metabolism*
Folic Acid / metabolism*
Methionine / metabolism*
Monosaccharides / analysis
S-Adenosylmethionine / metabolism
Serine / metabolism
Uridine Diphosphate Glucose / metabolism
Uridine Diphosphate Sugars / biosynthesis*,  chemistry
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Monosaccharides; 0/Uridine Diphosphate Sugars; 133-89-1/Uridine Diphosphate Glucose; 29908-03-0/S-Adenosylmethionine; 56-45-1/Serine; 59-30-3/Folic Acid; 63-68-3/Methionine

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