The c-type cytochrome OmcA localizes to the outer membrane upon heterologous expression in Escherichia coli

James W. Donald, Matthew G. Hicks, David J. Richardson, Tracy Palmer

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Abstract

We have functionally produced the outer membrane cytochrome OmcA from Shewanella oneidensis in Escherichia coli. Substrate accessibility experiments indicate that OmcA is surface exposed in an E. coli B strain but not in a K-12 strain. We show that a functional type II secretion system is required for surface localization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5127-5131
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume190
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008

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