Kurita K

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Title : The Antimalarial Natural Product Salinipostin A Identifies Essential alpha\/beta Serine Hydrolases Involved in Lipid Metabolism in P. falciparum Parasites - Yoo_2020_Cell.Chem.Biol_27_143
Author(s) : Yoo E , Schulze CJ , Stokes BH , Onguka O , Yeo T , Mok S , Gnadig NF , Zhou Y , Kurita K , Foe IT , Terrell SM , Boucher MJ , Cieplak P , Kumpornsin K , Lee MCS , Linington RG , Long JZ , Uhlemann AC , Weerapana E , Fidock DA , Bogyo M
Ref : Cell Chemical Biology , 27 :143 , 2020
Abstract : Salinipostin A (Sal A) is a potent antiplasmodial marine natural product with an undefined mechanism of action. Using a Sal A-derived activity-based probe, we identify its targets in the Plasmodium falciparum parasite. All of the identified proteins contain alpha/beta serine hydrolase domains and several are essential for parasite growth. One of the essential targets displays a high degree of homology to human monoacylglycerol lipase (MAGL) and is able to process lipid esters including a MAGL acylglyceride substrate. This Sal A target is inhibited by the anti-obesity drug Orlistat, which disrupts lipid metabolism. Resistance selections yielded parasites that showed only minor reductions in sensitivity and that acquired mutations in a PRELI domain-containing protein linked to drug resistance in Toxoplasma gondii. This inability to evolve efficient resistance mechanisms combined with the non-essentiality of human homologs makes the serine hydrolases identified here promising antimalarial targets.
ESTHER : Yoo_2020_Cell.Chem.Biol_27_143
PubMedSearch : Yoo_2020_Cell.Chem.Biol_27_143
PubMedID: 31978322
Gene_locus related to this paper: plaf7-q8ii19 , plafa-a0a143zya4 , plaf7-q8iik5 , plafa-MAL8P1.38 , plafa-PF07.0040 , plafa-PF10.0020 , plafa-PF10.0379 , plafa-PF13.0153

Title : Comprehensive sequence analysis of 24,783 barley full-length cDNAs derived from 12 clone libraries - Matsumoto_2011_Plant.Physiol_156_20
Author(s) : Matsumoto T , Tanaka T , Sakai H , Amano N , Kanamori H , Kurita K , Kikuta A , Kamiya K , Yamamoto M , Ikawa H , Fujii N , Hori K , Itoh T , Sato K
Ref : Plant Physiol , 156 :20 , 2011
Abstract : Full-length cDNA (FLcDNA) libraries consisting of 172,000 clones were constructed from a two-row malting barley cultivar (Hordeum vulgare 'Haruna Nijo') under normal and stressed conditions. After sequencing the clones from both ends and clustering the sequences, a total of 24,783 complete sequences were produced. By removing duplicates between these and publicly available sequences, 22,651 representative sequences were obtained: 17,773 were novel barley FLcDNAs, and 1,699 were barley specific. Highly conserved genes were found in the barley FLcDNA sequences for 721 of 881 rice (Oryza sativa) trait genes with 50% or greater identity. These FLcDNA resources from our Haruna Nijo cDNA libraries and the full-length sequences of representative clones will improve our understanding of the biological functions of genes in barley, which is the cereal crop with the fourth highest production in the world, and will provide a powerful tool for annotating the barley genome sequences that will become available in the near future.
ESTHER : Matsumoto_2011_Plant.Physiol_156_20
PubMedSearch : Matsumoto_2011_Plant.Physiol_156_20
PubMedID: 21415278
Gene_locus related to this paper: horvd-f2cta8 , horvd-f2cu28 , horvd-f2cu67 , horvd-f2cvb1 , horvd-f2d2e7 , horvd-f2d3b2 , horvd-f2d8w8 , horvd-f2dam1 , horvd-f2db20 , horvd-f2de38 , horvd-f2dey8 , horvd-f2djs2 , horvd-f2dlw1 , horvd-f2dnj9 , horvd-f2dnr0 , horvd-f2dq60 , horvd-f2dr75 , horvd-f2dvh4 , horvd-f2dwx9 , horvd-f2e2j6 , horvd-f2e3n3 , horvd-f2e504 , horvd-f2eb83 , horvd-f2ebk6 , horvd-f2ec44 , horvd-f2ecv3 , horvd-f2ee51 , horvd-f2eji1 , horvu-cp22 , orysa-q2qx94 , horvd-f2dey9 , horvd-f2djx2 , horvd-f2dln9 , horvd-f2dmr7 , horvd-f2dnv4 , horvd-f2drv9 , horvd-f2ds75 , horvd-f2dsx0 , horvd-f2e0a7 , horvd-f2e0u2 , horvd-f2e5v7 , horvd-f2d4p5 , horvd-m0vg59 , horvd-f2cqv0 , horvd-f2e1j3 , horvd-f2d241 , horvd-f2e8z5 , horvd-m0x298 , horvd-m0y280 , horvd-f2djb2 , horvd-f2dq90 , horvv-f2dwm7 , horvv-f2cwp1 , horvv-a0a287g9l8 , horvv-f2dfe3 , horvv-f2db09 , horvv-f2e0h1

Title : The complete genome sequence of the gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis - Kunst_1997_Nature_390_249
Author(s) : Kunst F , Ogasawara N , Moszer I , Albertini AM , Alloni G , Azevedo V , Bertero MG , Bessieres P , Bolotin A , Borchert S , Borriss R , Boursier L , Brans A , Braun M , Brignell SC , Bron S , Brouillet S , Bruschi CV , Caldwell B , Capuano V , Carter NM , Choi SK , Cordani JJ , Connerton IF , Cummings NJ , Daniel RA , Denziot F , Devine KM , Dusterhoft A , Ehrlich SD , Emmerson PT , Entian KD , Errington J , Fabret C , Ferrari E , Foulger D , Fritz C , Fujita M , Fujita Y , Fuma S , Galizzi A , Galleron N , Ghim SY , Glaser P , Goffeau A , Golightly EJ , Grandi G , Guiseppi G , Guy BJ , Haga K , Haiech J , Harwood CR , Henaut A , Hilbert H , Holsappel S , Hosono S , Hullo MF , Itaya M , Jones L , Joris B , Karamata D , Kasahara Y , Klaerr-Blanchard M , Klein C , Kobayashi Y , Koetter P , Koningstein G , Krogh S , Kumano M , Kurita K , Lapidus A , Lardinois S , Lauber J , Lazarevic V , Lee SM , Levine A , Liu H , Masuda S , Mauel C , Medigue C , Medina N , Mellado RP , Mizuno M , Moestl D , Nakai S , Noback M , Noone D , O'Reilly M , Ogawa K , Ogiwara A , Oudega B , Park SH , Parro V , Pohl TM , Portelle D , Porwollik S , Prescott AM , Presecan E , Pujic P , Purnelle B , Rapoport G , Rey M , Reynolds S , Rieger M , Rivolta C , Rocha E , Roche B , Rose M , Sadaie Y , Sato T , Scanlan E , Schleich S , Schroeter R , Scoffone F , Sekiguchi J , Sekowska A , Seror SJ , Serror P , Shin BS , Soldo B , Sorokin A , Tacconi E , Takagi T , Takahashi H , Takemaru K , Takeuchi M , Tamakoshi A , Tanaka T , Terpstra P , Togoni A , Tosato V , Uchiyama S , Vandebol M , Vannier F , Vassarotti A , Viari A , Wambutt R , Wedler H , Weitzenegger T , Winters P , Wipat A , Yamamoto H , Yamane K , Yasumoto K , Yata K , Yoshida K , Yoshikawa HF , Zumstein E , Yoshikawa H , Danchin A
Ref : Nature , 390 :249 , 1997
Abstract : Bacillus subtilis is the best-characterized member of the Gram-positive bacteria. Its genome of 4,214,810 base pairs comprises 4,100 protein-coding genes. Of these protein-coding genes, 53% are represented once, while a quarter of the genome corresponds to several gene families that have been greatly expanded by gene duplication, the largest family containing 77 putative ATP-binding transport proteins. In addition, a large proportion of the genetic capacity is devoted to the utilization of a variety of carbon sources, including many plant-derived molecules. The identification of five signal peptidase genes, as well as several genes for components of the secretion apparatus, is important given the capacity of Bacillus strains to secrete large amounts of industrially important enzymes. Many of the genes are involved in the synthesis of secondary metabolites, including antibiotics, that are more typically associated with Streptomyces species. The genome contains at least ten prophages or remnants of prophages, indicating that bacteriophage infection has played an important evolutionary role in horizontal gene transfer, in particular in the propagation of bacterial pathogenesis.
ESTHER : Kunst_1997_Nature_390_249
PubMedSearch : Kunst_1997_Nature_390_249
PubMedID: 9384377
Gene_locus related to this paper: bacsu-CAH , bacsu-cbxnp , bacsu-lip , bacsu-LIPB , bacsu-PKSR , bacsu-pnbae , bacsu-PPSE , bacsu-srf4 , bacsu-srfac , bacsu-YBAC , bacsu-YBDG , bacsu-ybfk , bacsu-ycgS , bacsu-yczh , bacsu-YDEN , bacsu-ydjp , bacsu-yfhM , bacsu-yisY , bacsu-YITV , bacsu-yjau , bacsu-YJCH , bacsu-MHQD , bacsu-yqjl , bacsu-yqkd , bacsu-YRAK , bacsu-YTAP , bacsu-YTMA , bacsu-YTPA , bacsu-ytxm , bacsu-yugF , bacsu-YUII , bacsu-YUKL , bacsu-YVAK , bacsu-YvaM , bacsu-RsbQ

Title : The 25 degrees-36 degrees region of the Bacillus subtilis chromosome: determination of the sequence of a 146 kb segment and identification of 113 genes - Yamane_1996_Microbiology_142 ( Pt 11)_3047
Author(s) : Yamane K , Kumano M , Kurita K
Ref : Microbiology , 142 ( Pt 11) :3047 , 1996
Abstract : We determined a 146 kb contiguous sequence at the 25 degrees-36 degrees region of the Bacillus subtilis chromosome containing the amyE-srfA segment. Among the 113 ORFs identified, 33 are already known. functions were assigned to 38 ORFs by a search of non-redundant protein sequence data banks and those of 16 ORFs were suggested through significant similarity with reported sequences. The amino acid sequences of 13 of the ORfs were similar to proteins of unknown function of Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae and other species. We did not find similarities for 29 ORFs to any known proteins. The 146 kb region is rich in enzymes (35 ORFs) related to the metabolism of low molecular mass compounds and five genes for surfactin production occupy about 26 kb of the region.
ESTHER : Yamane_1996_Microbiology_142 ( Pt 11)_3047
PubMedSearch : Yamane_1996_Microbiology_142 ( Pt 11)_3047
PubMedID: 8969502
Gene_locus related to this paper: bacsu-CAH , bacsu-srf4 , bacsu-srfac , bacsu-ycgS , bacsu-yclE