Chapter 8. The Peculiarities of Polyphosphate Metabolism in Different Organisms

  1. I. S. Kulaev1,2,
  2. V. M. Vagabov2 and
  3. T. V. Kulakovskaya2

Published Online: 18 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470858192.ch8

The Biochemistry of Inorganic Polyphosphates, Second Edition

The Biochemistry of Inorganic Polyphosphates, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kulaev, I. S., Vagabov, V. M. and Kulakovskaya, T. V. (2004) The Peculiarities of Polyphosphate Metabolism in Different Organisms, in The Biochemistry of Inorganic Polyphosphates, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470858192.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation

  2. 2

    G K Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470858103

Online ISBN: 9780470858196

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Keywords:

  • PolyP metabolism;
  • intensive culture growth;
  • hypercompensation or phosphate overplus;
  • biomass accumulation;
  • polyphosphate kinase;
  • good model organism;
  • energy source;
  • nitrogen fixation;
  • cell cycle regulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Escherichia coli

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Acinetobacter

  • Aerobacter aerogenes (Klebsiella aerogenes)

  • Azotobacter

  • Cyanobacteria (Blue–Green Algae) and other Photosynthetic Bacteria

  • Mycobacteria and Corynebacteria

  • Propionibacteria

  • Archae

  • Yeast

  • Other Fungi (Mould and Mushrooms)

  • Algae

  • Protozoa

  • Higher Plants

  • Animals