special ecological reason for the presence of agarolytic bacteria in fresh water but that Identification of Medical Bacteria, 2nd edn. Cam-. Endolytic β-agarase Aga2 was identified from Cellulophaga omnivescoria W5C. SJP92 was shown to retain almost 90% of agarolytic activity under Recently, thermostable agarases from marine bacteria Flammeovirga sp. Abstract: Agarolytic bacteria use agarase to utilize agar as sole source of carbon. It is usually observed in life sciences labs that lot of agar medium needs to be.

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Received Feb 6; Accepted Jul Purification and some properties of agarase from Pseudomonas sp. A Effect of pH on the activity of the purified agarase. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Toffanin for the NMR technical support. The type of flagellum was determined by negative staining with uranyl acetate and isentification microscopy as described by Cole and Popkin This effect would be related to the production of low-molecular-weight agarases that can diffuse though the gel pores.

PMSF was added to a final concentration of 0. The unrooted tree was constructed by neighbor-joining analysis. Day D, Yaphe W. Phenylmethylsulfonylfluoride PMSF was added to a final concentration of 0. Agarolyytic protein was eluted batchwise with 90 ml idrntification 1. Previous studies have shown that agar degradation can occur by two mechanisms that depend on the specificity of the cleaving enzymes.


Agar, a polysaccharide present in the cell walls of some red algae, can be degraded by several bacterial strains from marine environments and other sources. Additional purification of the enzyme was achieved by gel filtration on Sephadex G75 Fig. Agar-decomposing strains of the Actinomyces coelicolor species group. The enzyme was purified by taking advantage of its high binding affinity to DEAE-cellulose when loaded at low salt concentrations at cruder stages.

As shown by the HPLC profile, the purified enzyme from strain N-1 hydrolyzed agar to give two main oligosaccharide products Fig. Phylogenetic analysis of the genera AlteromonasShewanellaand Moritella using genes coding for small-subunit rRNA sequences of the genus Alteromonas into two genera, Alteromonas emended and Pseudoalteromonas gen.

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The oligosaccharides were detected by determining the refractive index with a detector Gilson, Middleton, Wis. Isolation and characterization of Shewanella alga from human clinical specimens and emendation of the description of S.

Nature London ; Based in these data we propose the assignment of our strain as Bactegia. Cloning and sequencing of agaAa unique agarase gene from a marine bacterium. Cleavage of the polysaccharide chains causes agar softening and allows faster evaporation of water, leading to the formation of depressions.

In addition, strain N-1, unlike the Shewanella spp. B Oligosaccharides released by agarase. identifiication

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Previous results on the purification and characterization of an extracellular agarase from the agar-liquefying strain Alteromonas sp. Finally, neoagarobiose is hydrolyzed to 3,6-anhydro- l -galactose and galactose in the cell cytoplasm by neoagarobiose hydrolase Genomic DNA was prepared by the procedure of Ausubel et al.


Enzymic cleavage of the alpha linkages in agarose to yield agafolytic.

Phylogenetic analysis of 16S rRNA. We describe here the identification of a new agarolytic bacterial strain, P. Open in a separate window. Utilization of N -acetylglucosamine, cellobiose, d -fructose, d -galactose, d -glucose, glycogen, inulin, lactose, maltose, d -mannose, mannitol, sacarose, and d -xylose. Purification and properties of an extracellular agarase from Alteromonas sp.

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Cambridge University Press; The sequence of the 16S rDNA of strain N-1 was aligned with the sequences of a number of Pseudoalteromonas strains available and was analyzed essentially as described by Gauthier et al.

When enzyme activity was measured in the presence of NaCl in concentrations of up to 0.

Strain N-1 can also be distinguished from S. Production of indole, urease, arginine dihydrolase, and accumulation of PHB. This possibility seems feasible because the enzyme could not be eluted from agarose columns as it is on other agarases 3.

Current protocols in molecular biology. Guinea University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Cole R, Popkin T. Sugars were sterilized by filtration through 0.

The C-1 signal in this case is observed at Further studies on the characterization of new agarases and their coding genes will be required to determine the significance of these conserved regions.