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REVIEW: Polyphosphates and Enzymes of Polyphosphate Metabolism in Escherichia coli

M. A. Nesmeyanova

Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Moscow Region, 142292 Russia; fax: (095) 923-3602; E-mail: aniram@ibpm.serpukhov.su

Received December 15, 1999
This review summarizes the results of our study of polyphosphate and enzymes of polyphosphate metabolism in E. coli and their regulation by exogenous orthophosphate and other physiological and genetic factors.
KEY WORDS: E. coli, polyphosphate, enzymes, regulation, orthophosphate