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OmniGene Bioproducts spacer  Publications

 

OmniGene Bioproducts and its predecessor companies, OmniGene and BioTechnica International, have published numerous articles on proprietary Bacillus and Streptomyces vector systems and extracellular Bacillus protease deletions.

Some key publications:
(links retrieve PubMed record from the National Library of Medicine)

Van Arsdell SW, Perkins JB, Yocum RR, Luan L, Howitt CL, Chatterjee, NP, and Pero J.
Removing a bottleneck in the Bacillus subtilis biotin pathway: bioA utilizes lysine rather than S-adenosylmethionine as the amino donor in the KAPA-to-DAPA reaction. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 2005. 91:75-83.

Perkins JB, Sloma, A, Hermann, T, Theriault, K, Zachgo, E, Erdenberger, T, Hannett, N, Chatterjee, NP, Williams II, V, Rufo, Jr., GA, Hatch, R, and Pero J.
Genetic engineering of Bacillus subtilis for the commercial production of riboflavin. J. Industrial Microbiology. 1999. 22:8–18.

Perkins JB, Bower S, Howitt CL, Yocum RR, Pero J.
Identification and characterization of transcripts from the biotin biosynthetic operon of Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 1996 Nov;178(21):6361-5.


Yocum RR, Perkins JB, Howitt CL, Pero J.
Cloning and characterization of the metE gene encoding S-adenosylmethionine synthetase from Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 1996 Aug;178(15):4604-10.


Bower S, Perkins JB, Yocum RR, Howitt CL, Rahaim P, Pero J.
Cloning, sequencing, and characterization of the Bacillus subtilis biotin biosynthetic operon. J. Bacteriol. 1996 Jul;178(14):4122-30.


Bower S, Perkins J, Yocum RR, Serror P, Sorokin A, Rahaim P, Howitt CL, Prasad N, Ehrlich SD, Pero J.
Cloning and characterization of the Bacillus subtilis birA gene encoding a repressor of the biotin operon. J. Bacteriol. 1995 May;177(9):2572-5.


Robbins PW, Overbye K, Albright C, Benfield B, Pero J.
Cloning and high-level expression of chitinase-encoding gene of Streptomyces plicatus. Gene. 1992 Feb 1;111(1):69-76.

Sloma A, Rufo GA Jr, Theriault KA, Dwyer M, Wilson SW, Pero J.
Cloning and characterization of the gene for an additional extracellular serine protease of Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 1991 Nov;173(21):6889-95.


Perkins JB, Guterman SK, Howitt CL, Williams VE 2nd, Pero J.

Streptomyces genes involved in biosynthesis of the peptide antibiotic valinomycin. J. Bacteriol. 1990 Jun;172(6):3108-16.


Sloma A, Rufo GA Jr, Rudolph CF, Sullivan BJ, Theriault KA, Pero J.
Bacillopeptidase F of Bacillus subtilis: purification of the protein and cloning of the gene. J. Bacteriol. 1990 Mar;172(3):1470-7. Erratum in: J. Bacteriol 1990 Sep;172(9):5520-1.


Sloma A, Rudolph CF, Rufo GA Jr, Sullivan BJ, Theriault KA, Ally D, Pero J.
Gene encoding a novel extracellular metalloprotease in Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 1990 Feb;172(2):1024-9.


Rufo GA Jr, Sullivan BJ, Sloma A, Pero J.
Isolation and characterization of a novel extracellular metalloprotease from Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 1990 Feb;172(2):1019-23.


Sloma A, Ally A, Ally D, Pero J.
Gene encoding a minor extracellular protease in Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 1988 Dec;170(12):5557-63.

 

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