volume 85, issue 5, P963-968 2017
DOI: 10.1002/prot.25264
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Abstract: Streptococcus pneumoniae harbors a significant number of transporters, including phosphotransferase (PTS) systems, allowing the bacterium to utilize a number of different carbohydrates for metabolic and other purposes. The genes encoding for one PTS transport system in particular (EII ) are found within a fucose utilization operon in S. pneumoniae TIGR4. Here, we report the three-dimensional structures of IIA and IIB providing evidence that this PTS system belongs to the EII family. Additionally, the predicted…

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