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fmtB  -  truncated methicillin resistance-related...

Staphylococcus aureus RF122

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  • However, although GlmM production was not affected by fmtB inactivation, oxacillin resistance was increased in fmtB mutants by introducing a plasmid-borne glmM gene, presumably by GlmM overexpression [1].


  1. Tn551-mediated insertional inactivation of the fmtB gene encoding a cell wall-associated protein abolishes methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Komatsuzawa, H., Ohta, K., Sugai, M., Fujiwara, T., Glanzmann, P., Berger-BächiB, n.u.l.l., Suginaka, H. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. (2000) [Pubmed]
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