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  • Connors, M.A.; Barnsley, E.A.
    Metabolism of naphthalene by pseudomonads: Salicylaldehyde as the first possible inducer in the metabolic pathway (1980), J. Bacteriol., 141, 1052-1054.
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Cloned (Comment) Organism
mutant strains, lacking induction of enzyme synthesis by naphthalene growth media Pseudomonas sp.

Natural Substrates/ Products (Substrates)

Natural Substrates Organism Comment (Nat. Sub.) Natural Products Comment (Nat. Pro.) Rev. Reac.
salicylaldehyde + NAD+ + H2O Pseudomonas sp.
salicylate + NADH


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Pseudomonas sp.
strain ATCC 17483

Source Tissue

Source Tissue Comment Organism Textmining
cell culture inducible enzyme synthesis only by growth in succinate- and naphthalene-containing media, first inducer for enzyme synthesis of the naphthalene catabolism is salicylaldehyde Pseudomonas sp.

Specific Activity [micromol/min/mg]

Specific Activity Minimum [µmol/min/mg] Specific Activity Maximum [µmol/min/mg] Comment Organism
wild type naphthalene-succinate grown cells Pseudomonas sp.
mutant strain MC4, 2-aminobenzoate induced cells Pseudomonas sp.

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
salicylaldehyde + NAD+ + H2O
Pseudomonas sp. salicylate + NADH


Cofactor Comment Organism Structure
Pseudomonas sp.