Valentine Trotter Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
55 protocols

Reviewer
William Ryan Will
  • Research scientist, University of Washington
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • Gene regulation; transcription; bacterial evolution

Education

PhD., University of Alberta, 2006

Lab information

Ferric Fang Lab
Department of Laboratory Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Publications

1 Protocol reviewed
Detection of D-glutamate Production from the Dual Function Enzyme, 4-amino-4-deoxychorismate Lyase/D-amino Acid Transaminase, in Mycobacterium smegmatis
Authors:  Helen K. Opel-Reading, Roman Mortuza and Kurt L. Krause, date: 01/05/2019, view: 137, Q&A: 0
D-amino acid transaminase (D-AAT) is able to synthesize both D-glutamate and D-alanine, according to the following reaction: D-alanine + α-ketoglutarate ⇌ D-glutamate + pyruvate. These two D-amino acids are essential components of the peptidoglycan ...
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