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murD  -  UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine:D-glutamate...

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Synonyms: ECK0089, JW0086
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  • During vegetative growth and early stationary phase spoVE is cotranscribed with murD and murG in the form of very long polycistronic messages originating upstream of murD [9].


  1. Nucleotide sequence involving murD and an open reading frame ORF-Y spacing murF and ftsW in Escherichia coli. Ikeda, M., Wachi, M., Ishino, F., Matsuhashi, M. Nucleic Acids Res. (1990) [Pubmed]
  2. Cloning and expression of Staphylococcus aureus and Treptococcus pyogenes murD genes encoding uridine diphosphate N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine:D-glutamate ligases. El-Sherbeini, M., Geissler, W.M., Pittman, J., Yuan, X., Wong, K.K., Pompliano, D.L. Gene (1998) [Pubmed]
  3. DNA sequence of the murE-murD region of Bacillus subtilis 168. Daniel, R.A., Errington, J. J. Gen. Microbiol. (1993) [Pubmed]
  4. ftsW is an essential cell-division gene in Escherichia coli. Boyle, D.S., Khattar, M.M., Addinall, S.G., Lutkenhaus, J., Donachie, W.D. Mol. Microbiol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  5. Nucleotide sequence of the murD gene encoding the UDP-MurNAc-L-Ala-D-Glu synthetase of Escherichia coli. Mengin-Lecreulx, D., van Heijenoort, J. Nucleic Acids Res. (1990) [Pubmed]
  6. Comparison of the D-glutamate-adding enzymes from selected gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Walsh, A.W., Falk, P.J., Thanassi, J., Discotto, L., Pucci, M.J., Ho, H.T. J. Bacteriol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  7. Rhizobium meliloti homologs of Escherichia coli mur genes. Leach, F., Wacks, D.B., Signer, E.R. Gene (1994) [Pubmed]
  8. Over-production, purification and properties of the uridine diphosphate N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine:D-glutamate ligase from Escherichia coli. Pratviel-Sosa, F., Mengin-Lecreulx, D., van Heijenoort, J. Eur. J. Biochem. (1991) [Pubmed]
  9. A Bacillus subtilis morphogene cluster that includes spoVE is homologous to the mra region of Escherichia coli. Henriques, A.O., de Lencastre, H., Piggot, P.J. Biochimie (1992) [Pubmed]
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