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- Lidbury, Ian, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2014 v.111 no.7 pp. 2710-2715
- ABC transporters; Escherichia coli; Roseobacter; Ruegeria; bacteria; enzymes; genes; heterologous gene expression; metabolism; mutagenesis; seawater; surface water; trimethylamine
- ... Trimethylamine N -oxide (TMAO) is a common osmolyte found in a variety of marine biota and has been detected at nanomolar concentrations in oceanic surface waters. TMAO can serve as an important nutrient for ecologically important marine heterotrophic bacteria, particularly the SAR11 clade and marine Roseobacter clade (MRC). However, the enzymes responsible for TMAO catabolism and the membrane tra ...
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