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benzoic acid     benzoic acid

Synonyms: Retardex, Tennplas, Diacylate, Dracylate, Benzoesaeure, ...
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  • To investigate the expression of these isozymes and better understand how they contribute to the robust degradative capacity of RHA1, we comprehensively analyzed the 9.7-Mb genome of RHA1 for BPH pathway genes and characterized the transcriptome of RHA1 growing on benzoate (BEN), BPH, and ETB [2].


  1. In vitro activity of sodium-benzoate against isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Karabay, O., Sahin, I. The West Indian medical journal. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Transcriptomic Assessment of Isozymes in the Biphenyl Pathway of Rhodococcus sp. Strain RHA1. Gonçalves, E.R., Hara, H., Miyazawa, D., Davies, J.E., Eltis, L.D., Mohn, W.W. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (2006) [Pubmed]
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