Journal article

Dihydrodipicolinate synthase is absent in fungi

Sebastien Desbois, Ulrik P John, Matthew A Perugini

Biochimie | ELSEVIER FRANCE-EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES MEDICALES ELSEVIER | Published : 2018

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Prof Juliet Gerard (University of Auckland, NZ) and A/Prof Renwick Dobson (University of Canterbury, NZ) for the E. coli DHDPS and S. aureus NAL clones, respectively. We would also like to thank A/Prof Ashley Franks (La Trobe University, Australia) for the AT997r<SUP>-</SUP> E. coli strain. We acknowledge the La Trobe University-Comprehensive Proteomics Platform for access to core mass spectrometry and CD spectroscopy equipment and expertise utilized in this study; and the Australian Research Council for providing discovery project funding (DP150103313). Lastly, we thank Dr Tatiana Soares da Costa and the rest of the Perugini lab for helpful discussion and comments during the preparation of this manuscript.