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Predicting the pathway involved in post-translational modification of Elongation factor P in a subset of bacterial species

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Title
Predicting the pathway involved in post-translational modification of Elongation factor P in a subset of bacterial species
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Biology Direct, January 2010
DOI 10.1186/1745-6150-5-3
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Marc Bailly, Valérie de Crécy-Lagard

Abstract

The bacterial elongation factor P (EF-P) is strictly conserved in bacteria and essential for protein synthesis. It is homologous to the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 5A (eIF5A). A highly conserved eIF5A lysine is modified into an unusual amino acid derived from spermidine, hypusine. Hypusine is absolutely required for eIF5A's role in translation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The homologous lysine of EF-P is also modified to a spermidine derivative in Escherichia coli. However, the biosynthesis pathway of this modification in the bacterial EF-P is yet to be elucidated.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 3%
Greece 1 2%
Unknown 58 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 18 30%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 23%
Professor > Associate Professor 8 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 8%
Student > Bachelor 4 7%
Other 10 16%
Unknown 2 3%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 30 49%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 23%
Chemistry 5 8%
Immunology and Microbiology 2 3%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 3%
Other 5 8%
Unknown 3 5%

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