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ho·mo·ser·ine

(hō'mō-ser'ēn),
Amino-4-hydroxybutyric acid; a hydroxyamino acid differing from serine in the possession of an additional CH2 group. An intermediate in the biosynthesis of cystathionine, threonine, and methionine.

ho·mo·ser·ine

(hō'mō-ser'ēn)
A hydroxyamino acid differing from serine in the possession of an additional CH2 group; formed in the conversion of l-methionine to l-cysteine.
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5, (1 mM) Homoserine 400 L/ 20mL, (1 mM) threonine 500 L/ 20mL, (10 mM) 2-(aminoethyl) L- cysteine (AEC) 200 L/ 20mL.
Sequences analysis of aiiA genes using BLAST-X showed that protein encoding by aiiA gene of BKS-1 isolate had 99% similarity with group protein of N-acyl homoserine lactonase from B.
Acylases are known to be capable of cleaving the acyl bonds and releasing a homoserine lactone ring (Lin et al.
In general, Gram-negative bacteria use acylated homoserine lactose as autoinducers or to communicate, and Gran-positive bacteria use processed oligopeptides to communicate [18].
stewartii uses 3oxohexanoyl acyl carrier protein and SAdenosylL Methionine (SAM) as substrates to make 3oxohexanoyl homoserine lactone (AHL) autoinducers.
3-oxododecanoyl homoserine lactone) bound to a proteic transcriptional modulator present in some bacteria, which would allow for the bioorthogonal labeling of this protein [50].
This phenomenon involves the process of "quorum sensing," that is, the communication between microorganisms by specific ligands such as homoserine lactones, but also the creation of ecological niches for beneficial microbes by the Hydra epithelium.
Plants secrete substances that mimic bacterial N-acyl homoserine lactone signal activities and affect population density-dependent behaviors in associated bacteria.
aeruginosa autoinducer 3O-C12 homoserine lactone provokes hyperinflammatory responses from cystic fibrosis airway epithelial cells.
For example, red algae secrete halogenated furanones and enones that act as antagonists of acylated homoserine lactone signaling molecules present in biofilms.