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Study of calcium dipicolinate release during bacterial spore germination by using a new, sensitive assay for dipicolinate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  97264     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The release of calcium and dipicolinic acid from spores of Bacillus megaterium KM during L-alanine-induced triggering of germination has been studied using a new, simple, and rapid assay for dipicolinic acid capable of detecting a concentration of 0.5 micron. The release of both calcium and dipicolinate started within seconds of exposure of the spores to L-alanine, thus preceding other measurable changes associated with germination. From the earliest times, the two substances were released in equimolar quantities, although later in germination calcium predominated.
Authors:
I R Scott; D J Ellar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bacteriology     Volume:  135     ISSN:  0021-9193     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Bacteriol.     Publication Date:  1978 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-09-15     Completed Date:  1978-09-15     Revised Date:  2010-09-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985120R     Medline TA:  J Bacteriol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bacillus megaterium / growth & development,  metabolism*
Calcium / metabolism*
Hot Temperature
Picolinic Acids / analysis,  metabolism*
Spectrum Analysis / methods
Spores, Bacterial / growth & development,  metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Picolinic Acids; 7440-70-2/Calcium
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