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metA  -  homoserine O-transsuccinylase

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Synonyms: ECK4005, JW3973
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  • We have identified by lacZ fusion an additional promoter in this region, and showed that it is transcribed in the opposite orientation from the metA gene [8].


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  5. Homoserine O-acetyltransferase, involved in the Leptospira meyeri methionine biosynthetic pathway, is not feedback inhibited. Bourhy, P., Martel, A., Margarita, D., Saint Girons, I., Belfaiza, J. J. Bacteriol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  6. In vivo hydrolysis of S-adenosylmethionine induces the met regulon of Escherichia coli. Lamonte, B.L., Hughes, J.A. Microbiology (Reading, Engl.) (2006) [Pubmed]
  7. Biological properties and mode of action of clavams. Röhl, F., Rabenhorst, J., Zähner, H. Arch. Microbiol. (1987) [Pubmed]
  8. An Escherichia coli gene divergently transcribed from a promoter overlapping the metA promoter. Gery, S., Ron, E.Z. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (1997) [Pubmed]
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