"N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An autolytic enzyme bound to the surface of bacterial cell walls. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of the link between N-acetylmuramoyl residues and L-amino acid residues in certain cell wall glycopeptides, particularly peptidoglycan. EC 184.108.40.206.
- N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase
- Amidase, N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine
- N Acetylmuramoyl L alanine Amidase
- Mucopeptide Amidohydrolase
- Amidohydrolase, Mucopeptide
- Peptidoglycan Hydrolase
- Hydrolase, Peptidoglycan
- LE Enzyme
- Murein Hydrolase
- Hydrolase, Murein
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Below are the most recent publications written about "N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase" by people in Profiles.
EssH Peptidoglycan Hydrolase Enables Staphylococcus aureus Type VII Secretion across the Bacterial Cell Wall Envelope. J Bacteriol. 2018 10 15; 200(20).
Cell Wall Recycling-Linked Coregulation of AmpC and PenB ?-Lactamases through ampD Mutations in Burkholderia cenocepacia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Dec; 59(12):7602-10.
Secreted proteases control autolysin-mediated biofilm growth of Staphylococcus aureus. J Biol Chem. 2013 Oct 11; 288(41):29440-52.
Enterococcus faecium biofilm formation: identification of major autolysin AtlAEfm, associated Acm surface localization, and AtlAEfm-independent extracellular DNA Release. mBio. 2013 Apr 16; 4(2):e00154.
Bacillus anthracis acetyltransferases PatA1 and PatA2 modify the secondary cell wall polysaccharide and affect the assembly of S-layer proteins. J Bacteriol. 2013 Mar; 195(5):977-89.
Bacillus cereus G9241 S-layer assembly contributes to the pathogenesis of anthrax-like disease in mice. J Bacteriol. 2013 Feb; 195(3):596-605.
Determinants of murein hydrolase targeting to cross-wall of Staphylococcus aureus peptidoglycan. J Biol Chem. 2012 Mar 23; 287(13):10460-10471.
LytN, a murein hydrolase in the cross-wall compartment of Staphylococcus aureus, is involved in proper bacterial growth and envelope assembly. J Biol Chem. 2011 Sep 16; 286(37):32593-605.
Coliphage N4 N-acetylmuramidase defines a new family of murein hydrolases. J Mol Biol. 2007 Feb 16; 366(2):406-19.
Anchor structure of staphylococcal surface proteins. V. Anchor structure of the sortase B substrate IsdC. J Biol Chem. 2005 Apr 22; 280(16):16263-71.