Cyanophycin synthase (L-arginine-adding)

Part of the Springer Handbook of Enzymes book series (HDBKENZYMES, volume S7)


Acinetobacter Calcoaceticus Anabaena Variabilis Cyanophycin Granule Polypeptide Elementary Mode Analysis Carboxylic Acid Amide 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. [1]
    Aboulmagd, E.; Oppermann-Sanio, F.B.; Steinbüchel, A.: Purification of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6308 cyanophycin synthetase and its characterization with respect to substrate and primer specificity. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 67, 2176–2182 (2001)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. [2]
    Hai, T.; Oppermann-Sanio, F.B.; Steinbüchel, A.: Molecular characterization of a thermostable cyanophycin synthetase from the thermophilic cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain MA19 and in vitro synthesis of cyanophycin and related polyamides. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 68, 93–101 (2002)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. [3]
    Aboulmagd, E.; Oppermann-Sanio, F.B.; Steinbüchel, A.: Molecular characterization of the cyanophycin synthetase from Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6308. Arch. Microbiol., 174, 297–306 (2000)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. [4]
    Li H.; Sherman, D.M.; Bao, S.; Sherman, L.A.: Pattern of cyanophycin accumulation in nitrogen-fixing and non-nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria. Arch. Microbiol., 176, 9–18 (2001)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. [5]
    Ziegler, K.; Diener, A.; Herpin, C.; Richter, R.; Deutzmann, R.; Lockau, W.: Molecular characterization of cyanophycin synthetase, the enzyme catalyzing the biosynthesis of the cyanobacterial reserve material multi-L-poly-L-aspartate (cyanophycin). Eur. J. Biochem., 254, 154–159 (1998)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. [6]
    Berg, H.; Ziegler, K.; Piotukh, K.; Baier, K.; Lockau, W.; Volkmer-Engert, R.: Biosynthesis of the cyanobacterial reserve polymer multi-L-arginyl-poly-L-aspartic acid (cyanophycin). Eur. J. Biochem., 267, 5561–5570 (2000)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. [7]
    Allen, M.M.; Hutchison, F.; Weathers, P.J.: Cyanophycin granule polypeptide formation and degradation in the cyanobacterium Aphanocapsa 6308. J. Bacteriol., 141, 687–693 (1980)PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. [8]
    Picossi, S.; Valadares, A.; Flores, E.; Herrero, A.: Nitrogen-regulated genes for the metabolism of cyanophycin, a bacterial nitrogen reserve polymer. J. Biol. Chem., 279, 11582–11592 (2004)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  9. [9]
    Krehenbrink, M.; Steinbüchel, A.: Partial purification and characterization of a non-cyanobacterial cyanophycin synthetase from Acinetobacter calcoaceticus strain ADP1 with regard to substrate specificity, substrate affinity and binding to cyanophycin. Microbiology, 150, 2599–2608 (2004)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. [10]
    Elbahloul, Y.; Steinbuechel, A.: Engineering the genotype of Acinetobacter sp. strain ADP1 to enhance biosynthesis of cyanophycin. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 72, 1410–1419 (2006)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. [11]
    Hai, T.; Frey, K.M.; Steinbuechel, A.: Engineered cyanophycin synthetase (CphA) from Nostoc ellipsosporum confers enhanced CphA activity and cyanophycin accumulation to Escherichia coli. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 72, 7652–7660 (2006)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  12. [12]
    Koop, A.; Voss, I.; Thesing, A.; Kohl, H.; Reichelt, R.; Steinbuechel, A.: Identification and localization of cyanophycin in bacteria cells via imaging of the nitrogen distribution using energy-filtering transmission electron microscopy. Biomacromolecules, 8, 2675–2683 (2007)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. [13]
    Diniz, S.C.; Voss, I.; Steinbuechel, A.: Optimization of cyanophycin production in recombinant strains of Pseudomonas putida and Ralstonia eutropha employing elementary mode analysis and statistical experimental design. Biotechnol. Bioeng., 93, 698–717 (2006)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  14. [14]
    Kolodny, N.H.; Bauer, D.; Bryce, K.; Klucevsek, K.; Lane, A.; Medeiros, L.; Mercer, W.; Moin, S.; Park, D.; Petersen, J.; Wright, J.; Yuen, C.; Wolfson, A.J.; Allen, M.M.: Effect of nitrogen source on cyanophycin synthesis in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6308. J. Bacteriol., 188, 934–940 (2006)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Personalised recommendations