Penicillin-binding protein

Susanne Rohrer "srohrer(removethis)" at immv.unizh.ch
Tue Jun 13 04:25:54 EST 2000

Why don't you do a homology search?

There are, by the way, several PBP's in each organism, with different Mws, and
(I'd assume) different primary sequence, but these groups are very probably
conserved in themselves

"Chong Wai Yin( Zhang Weixian)" wrote:

> Hi, I like to ask a question on cell wall synthesis. Is the
> penicillin-binding protein of bacteria
> conserve? As in e.g.. the pbp in S.aureus is different from that in say....
> bacillus, or even Staphylococci spp.?
> Kelvin Chong
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>    Will neither know nor care.
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>    The antechapel where the statue stood
>    Of Newton with his prism and silent face,
>    The marble index of a mind for ever
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Susanne Rohrer
Institute of Medical Microbiology
University of Zurich

srohrer at immv dot unizh dot ch

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