Chemistry and Metabolism of Intracellular Reserves

  • Jack Preiss
Part of the Bacteria in Nature book series (BANA, volume 3)


Many bacteria are able to accumulate polymers that are considered to function as energy reserves. These compounds may accumulate during growth or at the end of the growth phase and provide either energy or a source of a component no longer available from the environment.


Glycogen Synthesis Glycogen Phosphorylase cAMP Receptor Protein Polyphosphate Kinase Aerobacter Aerogenes 
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  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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