phosphoenolpyruvate-dependent sugar phosphotransferase system

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abbr.: PTS; a system for bacterial sugar transport; it comprises two main components: protein‐Np−phosphohistidine‐sugar phosphotransferase and phosphoenolpyruvate‐protein phosphotransferase. It also functions also as a chemoreceptor monitoring the environment for changes in sugar concentration.


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