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murG  -  N-acetylglucosaminyl transferase

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Synonyms: ECK0091, JW0088
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Other interactions of murG

  • 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 [6].


  1. Nucleotide sequence involving murG and murC in the mra gene cluster region of Escherichia coli. Ikeda, M., Wachi, M., Jung, H.K., Ishino, F., Matsuhashi, M. Nucleic Acids Res. (1990) [Pubmed]
  2. Sequence of the Bacillus subtilis homolog of the Escherichia coli cell-division gene murG. Miyao, A., Yoshimura, A., Sato, T., Yamamoto, T., Theeragool, G., Kobayashi, Y. Gene (1992) [Pubmed]
  3. Nucleotide sequence of the cell-envelope murG gene of Escherichia coli. Mengin-Lecreulx, D., Texier, L., van Heijenoort, J. Nucleic Acids Res. (1990) [Pubmed]
  4. UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:N-acetylmuramoyl-(pentapeptide) pyrophosphoryl undecaprenol N-acetylglucosamine transferase from Escherichia coli: overproduction, solubilization, and purification. Crouvoisier, M., Mengin-Lecreulx, D., van Heijenoort, J. FEBS Lett. (1999) [Pubmed]
  5. The murG gene of Escherichia coli codes for the UDP-N-acetylglucosamine: N-acetylmuramyl-(pentapeptide) pyrophosphoryl-undecaprenol N-acetylglucosamine transferase involved in the membrane steps of peptidoglycan synthesis. Mengin-Lecreulx, D., Texier, L., Rousseau, M., van Heijenoort, J. J. Bacteriol. (1991) [Pubmed]
  6. 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]
  7. Characterization of rat N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase I expressed in Escherichia coli. Nishiu, J., Kioka, N., Fukada, T., Sakai, H., Komano, T. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. (1995) [Pubmed]
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