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lacE  -  PTS system lactose-specific IIBC component

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  1. Identification of the genes for the lactose-specific components of the phosphotransferase system in the lac operon of Staphylococcus aureus. Breidt, F., Hengstenberg, W., Finkeldei, U., Stewart, G.C. J. Biol. Chem. (1987) [Pubmed]
  2. Molecular cloning and DNA sequence of lacE, the gene encoding the lactose-specific enzyme II of the phosphotransferase system of Lactobacillus casei. Evidence that a cysteine residue is essential for sugar phosphorylation. Alpert, C.A., Chassy, B.M. J. Biol. Chem. (1990) [Pubmed]
  3. Characterization of the lactose-specific enzymes of the phosphotransferase system in Lactococcus lactis. de Vos, W.M., Boerrigter, I., van Rooyen, R.J., Reiche, B., Hengstenberg, W. J. Biol. Chem. (1990) [Pubmed]
  4. Nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequences of the lacR, lacABCD, and lacFE genes encoding the repressor, tagatose 6-phosphate gene cluster, and sugar-specific phosphotransferase system components of the lactose operon of Streptococcus mutans. Rosey, E.L., Stewart, G.C. J. Bacteriol. (1992) [Pubmed]
  5. The lac operon of Lactobacillus casei contains lacT, a gene coding for a protein of the Bg1G family of transcriptional antiterminators. Alpert, C.A., Siebers, U. J. Bacteriol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  6. Isolation, characterization and nucleotide sequence of the Streptococcus mutans lactose-specific enzyme II (lacE) gene of the PTS and the phospho-beta-galactosidase (lacG) gene. Honeyman, A.L., Curtiss, R. J. Gen. Microbiol. (1993) [Pubmed]
  7. Staphylococcal lactose phosphoenolpyruvate-dependent phosphotransferase system: site-specific mutagenesis on the lacE gene gives evidence that a cysteine residue is responsible for phosphorylation. Finkeldei, U., Hengstenberg, W. Protein Eng. (1991) [Pubmed]
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