JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/56933
フルテキストURL 73_4_315.pdf
著者 Ono, Shintaro| Nakayama, Masaaki| Tachibana, Masato| Abu Saleh Muhammad Shahriar| Heling, Wang| Takashiba, Shogo| Ohara, Naoya|
抄録 The periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis shows colonial pigmentation on blood agar and produces gingipains (Kgp, RgpA, and RgpB), cysteine proteases involved in an organism’s virulence and pigmentation. We showed previously that deletion of the PGN_0300 gene abolished the pigmentation activity and reduced the proteolytic activity of gingipains. The role of the PGN_0297 gene, which consists of an operon with the PGN_0300 gene, is unclear. Herein we examined the effect of PGN_0297 gene deletion on the pigmentation and proteolytic activities and transcriptional levels of gingipains. A PGN_0297 gene deletion mutant (ΔPGN_0297) did not exhibit the pigmentation. The proteolytic activity of the gingipains was decreased in the culture supernatant and on the cell surface of ΔPGN_0297. The mutant ΔPGN_0297 failed to attenuate Akt phosphorylation at Thr308 and Ser473, but both phosphorylations were attenuated in the wild-type and its complementation strain. The deletion of PGN_0297 gene did not substantially affect the transcriptional levels of the gingipain genes kgp, rgpA, and rgpB. Taken together, these results indicate that PGN_0297 is closely involved in the secretion and maturation of gingipains.
キーワード periodontitis Porphyromonas gingivalis gingipain C-terminal domain secretion system
Amo Type Original Article
発行日 2019-08
出版物タイトル Acta Medica Okayama
出版者 Okayama University Medical School
開始ページ 315
終了ページ 323
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
資料タイプ 学術雑誌論文
言語 English
著作権者 CopyrightⒸ 2019 by Okayama University Medical School
論文のバージョン publisher
査読 有り
PubMed ID 31439954