*  Evidence of Positive Darwinian Selection in Omp85, a Highly Conserved Bacterial Outer Membrane Protein Essential for Cell...
Omp85is a highly conserved outer membrane protein found in all gram-negative bacteria. It is essential for bacterial cell ... Evidence of Positive Darwinian Selection in Omp85, a Highly Conserved Bacterial Outer Membrane Protein Essential for Cell ... plays an integral function in the positioning and folding of other outer membrane proteins into the bacterial outer membrane. ... a Highly Conserved Bacterial Outer Membrane Protein Essential for Cell Viability. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 61 (1). pp. ...
  http://eprints.maynoothuniversity.ie/667/
*  Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Once it attaches to the endothelial cell membrane through bacterial outer membrane proteins it is phagocytosed and replicates ... it induces host-cell reactive oxygen species formation and actin polymerization to aid in their extrusion from the cell to ... The white blood cell count may be normal, elevated, or decreased; however, there may be an increase in bands. CSF may show a ... Basal cell vacuolization, lymphocytic exocytosis, fibrin thrombi formation, and capillary wall necrosis can be seen in a ...
  https://www.clinicalpainadvisor.com/dermatology/rocky-mountain-spotted-fever/article/591219/
*  Biofuel cells without the bio cells
Artist's depiction of purified, electrified bacterial cell outer membrane protein binding with and passing electrons to the ... In purified protein fuel cells, the seal made by the protein coating on the electrode effectively acts in place of the membrane ... Squier and principal authors Yijia Xiong and Liang Shi, PNNL staff scientists, discovered that the proteins, outer membrane c- ... In this purified-protein fuel cell, the seal made by the protein coating on the electrode effectively acts in place of a ...
  http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-72407.html
*  Antimicrobial Properties of Plant Essential Oils against Human Pathogens and Their Mode of Action: An Updated Review
... cymene has a greater affinity towards bacterial cell membranes and thus may disturb the membrane integrity [16, 157]. The outer ... proteins metabolism, and calcium ion concentrations. Therefore, the permeabilization of inner and outer mitochondrial membranes ... In yeast cells, essential oils establish a membrane potential across the cell membrane and disrupt the production of ATP, which ... membrane-coupled), membrane transport, and other metabolic regulatory functions. The disruption of the cell membrane by ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2016/3012462/
*  Frontiers | O-Serotype Conversion in Salmonella Typhimurium Induces Protective Immune Responses against Invasive Non-Typhoidal...
Some of these outer membrane proteins induce T-cell-mediated immune responses essential for clearance of the bacterial ... Typhimurium outer membrane proteins (Figure 3E). This seems likely, as antibody responses to outer membrane proteins have been ... Typhimurium (22, 23, 43, 44, 49). Immunization with purified outer membrane proteins from rough S. Typhimurium elicits long- ... Udhayakumar V, Muthukkaruppan V. Protective immunity induced by outer membrane proteins of Salmonella typhimurium in mice. ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2017.01647/full
*  Frontiers | Agrobacterium tumefaciens responses to plant-derived signaling molecules | Plant Science
An Agrobacterium gene involved in tumorigenesis encodes an outer membrane protein exposed on the bacterial cell surface. Gene ... aopB encoding an outer membrane protein, katA encoding a catalase, pckA encoding phosphoenol carboxykinase, and the imp gene ... QS enables a single cell to sense the number of surrounding cells (cell density) and coordinates their collective behavior. In ... The evolution and survival of Agrobacterium as a bacterial species depends on an intricate balance of two populations of cells ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2014.00322/full
*  RCSB PDB - Protein Feature View - Adhesin YadA - P0C2W0 (YADA2 YEREN)
The PDB archive contains information about experimentally-determined structures of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex ... Collagen-binding outer membrane protein forming a fibrillar matrix on the bacterial cell surface. Promotes initial attachment ... domain in the outer membrane forms a hydrophilic pore for the translocation of the passenger domain to the bacterial cell ... The signal peptide, cleaved at the inner membrane, guides the autotransporter protein to the periplasmic space. Then, insertion ...
  http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/protein/P0C2W0
*  Listeria - Wikipedia
The comet forms in a polar manner and aids the bacterial migration to the host cell's outer membrane. Gelsolin, an actin ... It induces directed polymerization of actin by the ActA transmembrane protein, thus pushing the bacterial cell around. L. ... Once at the cell surface, the actin-propelled Listeria pushes against the cell's membrane to form protrusions called filopods ... For treatment to be effective, the antibiotic must penetrate the host cell and bind to penicillin-binding protein 3 (PBP3). ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Listeria
*  E. coli infection mechanism - Stock Image C002/5829 - Science Photo Library
The formation of these pedestals is catalysed by the bacterial outer membrane protein intimin, which is yellow. - Stock Image ... The intestinal cell's nucleus is the large blue object. Bacterial DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is also blue. Actin protein ... Here the actin filaments are causing protrusions on the cells' membranes known as pedestals, which help this pathogenic ... Immunofluorescence deconvolution micrograph of Escherichia coli bacteria (rods) infecting an intestinal cell. ...
  http://www.sciencephoto.com/media/90082/view
*  NMR STUDIES OF BACTERIAL TYPE III SECRETION APPARATUS NEEDLE AND TIP PROTEINS AND THE NMR STRUCTURE OF THE HANTAVIRUS...
The TTSA basal body spans the bacterial inner and outer membranes, and the external needle is topped with a tip complex that ... functions like a syringe to inject proteins through an external needle and into a target cell's membrane and cytosol. ... NMR STUDIES OF BACTERIAL TYPE III SECRETION APPARATUS NEEDLE AND TIP PROTEINS AND THE NMR STRUCTURE OF THE HANTAVIRUS ... The tip complex is assembled by SipD, the tip protein in Salmonella, and BipD, the tip protein in Burkholderia. We also ...
  https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/handle/1808/5438
*  An Alternative Approach to Protein Folding
"Fiber formation across the bacterial outer membrane by the chaperone/usher pathway," Cell, vol. 133, no. 4, pp. 640-652, 2008. ... Z. Peng and L. C. Wu, "Autonomous protein folding units," Advanced in Protein Chemistry, vol. 53, pp. 1-30, 2000. View at ... Here, an approaching chaperone complex triggers a response by which outer membrane usher passage unblocks. Applying the ... Also, many protein folding simulations such as molecular dynamics (MD) require large amounts of CPU time for protein structure ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2013/583045/
*  More reason to use Meningococcal B vaccine - it could also cut the Clap
... of bacterial membrane from the outside of the bacterial cell wall. These structures, known as Outer Membrane Vesicles (OMV), ... OMVs include a range of immunogenic proteins. Some are well characterised, others less so, which means there are many angles to ...
  http://www.familyplanning.org.nz/news/2017/more-reason-to-use-meningococcal-b-vaccine-%E2%80%93-it-could-also-cut-the-clap
*  Transmembrane protein - Wikipedia
Outer membrane auxiliary proteins (polysaccharide transporter) [25] - α-helical transmembrane proteins from the outer bacterial ... Alpha-helical proteins are present in the inner membranes of bacterial cells or the plasma membrane of eukaryotes, and ... that includes outer membrane protease OmpT and adhesin/invasin OpcA protein [50] Outer membrane protein G porin family (n=14,S= ... Virulence-related outer membrane protein family (OmpX) Outer membrane protein W family (OmpW) Antimicrobial peptide resistance ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transmembrane_protein
*  Microbiology Society Journals | Maximal adherence and invasion of INT 407 cells by Campylobacter jejuni requires the CadF outer...
Given the relationship between the pericellular Fn matrix and the cytoskeleton, the involvement of host cell cytoskeletal ... jejuni infection of INT 407 cells. Collectively, these data suggest CadF promotes the binding of C. jejuni to Fn, which in turn ... jejuni wild-type isolate for host cell receptors. ... is mediated by a 37 kDa outer-membrane protein termed CadF for ... jejuni major outer membrane protein and a 59-kDa protein are involved in binding to fibronectin and INT 407 cell membranes. ...
  http://mic.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/micro/10.1099/mic.0.25820-0
*  Antifungal Activities of Peptides Derived from Domain 5 of High-Molecular-Weight Kininogen
Beyond the outer cell surface, AMPs interact with the plasma membrane. Furthermore, fungal membranes contain mostly ... A. Ben Nasr, H. Herwald, W. Muller-Esterl, and L. Bjorck, "Human kininogens interact with M protein, a bacterial surface ... The proteins were further transferred onto nitrocellulose membranes (Hybond-C, Amersham Biosciences, UK). The membrane was ... B. Bechinger, "A dynamic view of peptides and proteins in membranes," Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, vol. 65, no. 19, pp ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijpep/2011/761037/
*  Protocols and Video Articles Authored by Toru Kariu (Translated to Hindi)
Oct, 2011 , Pubmed ID: 21875077 Among bacterial cell envelopes, the Borrelia burgdorferi outer membrane (OM) is structurally ... In this study, we demonstrate that BBA52 is an outer membrane surface-exposed protein and that disulfide bridges take part in ... the complexome is dominated by the frequent occurrence of a limited diversity of membrane proteins, most notably P13, outer ... mass spectrometric analysis for a global characterization of protein-protein interactions as well as to identify protein ...
  https://www.jove.com/author/Toru_Kariu?language=Hindi
*  Sub-Optimal Treatment of Bacterial Biofilms
... an outer membrane protein important in maintaining cell membrane integrity [80]. The BMVs were found to protect the bacterial ... cell morphology, bacterial growth rate, production of extracellular DNA and release of bacterial membrane vesicles. ... These proteases are shown to be secreted from the bacterial cells in association with bacterial membrane vesicles (BMVs) [81, ... These cells do not exhibit DNA replication, cell wall synthesis, or the normal balance of proteins required for division, thus ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC4929437/
*  Genetic and Proteomic Analysis of Factors Affecting Serum Cholesterol Reduction by Lactobacillus acidophilus A4
... alters the cell membrane or cell wall of the organism. Consequently, we hypothesized that the membrane-associated proteins ... i) Preparation of crude protein extract for two-dimensional electrophoresis (2-DE). Bacterial cells were grown for 20 h at 37°C ... Interestingly, these included lipid metabolism, cell envelope biogenesis, outer membrane, intracellular trafficking and ... and this connection may be related to the bacterial cell membrane. Therefore, it seems reasonable to conclude that the ccpA ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2901756/
*  The Sca2 Autotransporter Protein from Rickettsia conorii Is Sufficient To Mediate Adherence to and Invasion of Cultured...
Rickettsial outer-membrane protein B (rOmpB) mediates bacterial invasion through Ku70 in an actin, c-Cbl, clathrin and caveolin ... These interactions are predicted to be governed by rickettsial outer membrane proteins and cognate host cell receptors, whose ... two rickettsial surface proteins, rickettsial outer membrane protein A (rOmpA) and rickettsial outer membrane protein B (rOmpB ... The major outer membrane protein rOmpB of spotted fever group rickettsiae functions in the rickettsial adherence to and ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2786473/
*  Mapping Bacterial Functional Networks and Pathways in Escherichia Coli using Synthetic Genetic Arrays | Protocol
Typas, A., et al. Regulation of peptidoglycan synthesis by outer-membrane proteins. Cell. 143, 1097-10109 (2010). ... Nichols, R. J., et al. Phenotypic landscape of a bacterial cell. Cell. 144, 143-156 (2011). ... as well as phylogenetic profiling33 can provide additional insights into how a bacterial cell organizes protein complexes into ... Centrifuge the cells again at 4,400 x g for 6 min at 4 °C. Discard the supernatant and re-suspend each cell pellet in 20 ml of ...
  https://www.jove.com/video/4056/mapping-bacterial-functional-networks-pathways-escherichia-coli-using
*  Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Clinical Isolates from Northern Colombia, South...
... kD outer membrane protein that interacts with host cell surface proteoglycans and by itself is sufficient to promote bacterial ... The TibA protein encodes a glycosylated autotransporter that mediates adhesion to surface epithelial cells, autoaggregation, ... R. E. Black, M. H. Merson, A. S. Rahman et al., "A two-year study of bacterial, viral, and parasitic agents associated with ... E. A. Brown and P. R. Hardwidge, "Biochemical characterization of the enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli LeoA protein," ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2014/236260/
*  Porin tutorial text
... proteins that form water-filled pores across the outer cell membranes of gram-negative bacteria. It has been possible to ... Porins allow bacterial cells to interact with their environment through the passive diffusion of small (,600 Da) hydrophillic ... The E. coli Porin Proteins OMPF and Maltoporin (LamB Porin) Kristin Flammer '99, Aaron Downs '00, and David Marcey. Contents: I ... Introduction to Protein Structure (Garland, New York, 1991). Cowan, S. W., T. Schirmer, G. Rummel, M. Steiert, R. Ghosh, R. A. ...
  http://biology.kenyon.edu/BMB/Chime/porins/frames/porintx.htm
*  The expression of heterologous MAM-7 in Lactobacillus rhamnosus reduces its intrinsic capacity to inhibit colonization of...
Adhesion of recombinants L. rhamnosus strains to epithelial cell lines. MAM-7 is an outer membrane protein involved in host ... and adhered bacterial cells were recovered by lysis of eukaryotic cells with Tritón X-100 (1 %, in PBS). Bacterial count was ... In addition, an outer membrane protein, multivalent adhesion molecule (MAM) which includes MCE (from Mammalian cell entry ... Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2013;3:97-106. [ Links ]. 5. Krachler AM, Ham H, Orth K. Outer membrane adhesion factor ...
  http://www.scielo.cl/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0716-97602016000100002&lng=pt&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Extracellular polysaccharides produced by Ganoderma formosanum stimulate macrophage activation via multiple pattern-recognition...
PS-F2 stimulation triggered the phosphorylation of mitogen-activated protein kinases JNK, p38, and ERK, as well as the nuclear ... such as the outer membrane lipopolysaccharides (LPS) and cell wall peptidoglycan of bacteria, and components of the fungal cell ... Gram-negative bacterial LPS is delivered to TLR4 via the accessory proteins LBP, CD14 and MD-2, and the activated TLR4 recruits ... To prepare whole cell lysates for MAPK phosphorylation analysis, RAW 264.7 cells plated in 6-cm dishes (2 × 106 cells) were pre ...
  https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6882-12-119
*  C H O R I
Structure of the meningococcal cell wall. Capsular polysaccharides and outer membrane proteins are the target of ongoing ... In addition, variation in both the expression and sequence of bacterial surface proteins make it difficult to elicit "universal ... Interestingly, in some cancer cells the antigens seem to be found only on the surface of dividing cells. Furthermore, the ... Bacterial meningitis-an inflammation of the meninges which surround the spinal cord and brain-is a rare but extremely dangerous ...
  http://www.chori.org/Principal_Investigators/Moe_Gregory_R/moe_research.html