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J Bacteriol. Oct 1996; 178(19): 5810–5812.
PMCID: PMC178427

Identification of LytSR-regulated genes from Staphylococcus aureus.


In this report, the characterization of a Staphylococcus aureus operon containing two LytSR-regulated genes, lrgA and lrgB, is described. Sequence and mutagenesis studies of these genes suggest that lrgA encodes a murein hydrolase exporter similar to bacteriophage holin proteins while lrgB may encode a protein having murein hydrolase activity.

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