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Characterization of the phenylurea hydrolases A and B: founding members of a novel amidohydrolase subgroup

Khurana, Jeevan; Jackson, Colin J; Scott, Colin; Pandey, Gunjan; Horne, Irene; Russell, Robyn; Herlt, Anthony; Easton, Christopher; Oakeshott, John Graham

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Mycobacterium brisbanense strain JK1, a bacterium capable of degrading the herbicide diuron, was isolated from herbicide-exposed soil. A gene/ enzyme system with diuron hydrolase activity was isolated from this strain and named PUH (phenylurea hydrolase)

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54624
Source: Biochemical Journal
DOI: 10.1042/BJ20081488

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