Transport of Lysine and Hydroxylysine in Streptococcus faecalis

Data are presented which support the view that l-lysine is transported by two systems in Streptococcus faecalis. The system with the higher affinity for l-lysine appears to be specific for l-lysine among the common amino acids and to require an energy source. The second system transports both l-lysi...

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Journal Title: Journal of Bacteriology Vol. 109; no. 1; pp. 179 - 185
Authors: John Friede, L.M. Henderson, D.P. Gilboe, K.C. Triebwasser
Format: Article
Published: Jan 1972
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