Nature Archives 1869 - 2009
Process Engineering, Biotechnology, Nutrition Technology
[Auszug] The ability to synthesize D-alanine is essential for the biosynthesis of cell walls of most bacteria. D-alanine is normally produced by racemization of L-alanine; in the absence of a functional alanine racemase, D-alanine must be provided for cell growth. An alanine racemase gene has been isolated ...
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