Journal article

Genomic and biochemical analysis of the diaminopimelate and lysine biosynthesis pathway in Verrucomicrobium spinosum: identification and partial characterization of L,L-diaminopimelate aminotransferase and UDP-N-acetylmuramoylalanyl-D-glutamyl-2,6-meso-diaminopimelate ligase

Victoria R Nachar, Francisco C Savka, Sean E McGroty, Katherine A Donovan, Rachel A North, Renwick CJ Dobson, Larry J Buckley, Andre O Hudson

Frontiers in Microbiology | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2012


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Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by a United States National Science Foundation (NSF) award to AOH (MCB-1120541). Victoria R. Nachar was supported by an Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship by the College of Science at RIT Victoria R. Nachar and Francisco C. Savka are enrolled in the Biology Program and SEM is enrolled in Bioinformatics Program at RIT. Victoria R. Nachar, Francisco C. Savka, and Sean E. McGroty was supported by the NSF award (MCB-1120541) to Andre O. Hudson, Renwick C. J. Dobson acknowledges the CR Roper Bequest for Fellowship support, the New Zealand Royal Society Marsden Fund (UOC1013) for funding support and that this material is based upon work supported in part by the U. S. Army Research Laboratory and the U. S. Army Research Office under contract/grant number W911NF-11-1-0481. Katherine A. Donovan and Rachel A. North acknowledge the University of Canterbury Summer Scholarship Scheme, Andre O. Hudson thanks Naomi L. Ward form the University of Wyoming for graciously providing the V. spinosum strain/genomic DNA. The authors thank Michael A. Savka (RIT) for helpful discussions and revisions of the manuscript.