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Overview

StatusReference proteome
Proteins2,743
Proteome IDiUP000002895
Taxonomy768486 - Enterococcus hirae (strain ATCC 9790 / DSM 20160 / JCM 8729 / LMG 6399 / NBRC 3181 / NCIMB 6459 / NCDO 1258)
StrainATCC 9790 / DSM 20160 / JCM 8729 / LMG 6399 / NBRC 3181 / NCIMB 6459 / NCDO 1258
Last modifiedJanuary 24, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000271405.2 from ENA/EMBL
Pan proteomei This proteome is part of the Enterococcus hirae ATCC 9790 pan proteome (fasta)

Enterococcus hirae has been used as a model organism for more than 4 decades. It has been used to address fundamental questions, such as the bioenergetics of ion transport, the action of uncouplers and ionophores, the identification of penicillin-binding proteins, the mechanism of autolysis, and bacterial copper homeostasis. Over these 4 decade it has changed from Streptococcus faecalis to Streptococcus faecium, and finally to Enterococcus hirae, and as a consequence some of the early work with the this strain, the type strain, ATCC 9790, is difficult to track. It is microaerophilic and non-motile. Enterococcus hirae can be isolated from domestic birds, as well as pig, human and cattle sources. It is rarely found in clinical specimens (adapted from PMID 22933757).

Componentsi

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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Proteins
Chromosome2710
Plasmid pTG979033

Publications

  1. "Genome sequence of Enterococcus hirae (Streptococcus faecalis) ATCC 9790, a model organism for the study of ion transport, bioenergetics, and copper homeostasis."
    Gaechter T., Wunderlin C., Schmidheini T., Solioz M.
    J. Bacteriol. 2012:5126-5127(2012) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]