Two SusD-like proteins encoded within a polysaccharide utilisation locus of an uncultured ruminant bacteroidetes bind strongly to cellulose
Mackenzie, A.K. , Pope, P.B. , Pedersen, H.L. , Gupta, R., Morrison, M. , Willats, W.G.T. , & Eijsink, V.G.H. (2012) Two SusD-like proteins encoded within a polysaccharide utilisation locus of an uncultured ruminant bacteroidetes bind strongly to cellulose. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.
We demonstrate that two characteristic Sus-like proteins encoded within a Polysaccharide Utilisation Locus (PUL) bind strongly to cellulosic substrates and interact with plant primary cell walls. This shows associations between uncultured Bacteroidetes-affiliated lineages and cellulose in the rumen, and thus presents new PUL-derived targets to pursue regarding plant biomass degradation.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Published ahead of print 8 June 2012|
|Keywords:||SusD, Cellulose binding proteins, polysaccharides utilisation Locus|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (060000) > MICROBIOLOGY (060500) > Microbial Ecology (060504)|
|Divisions:||Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 American Society for Microbiology|
|Deposited On:||20 Jun 2012 08:52|
|Last Modified:||20 Jun 2012 09:55|
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