Transport of Phosphate

Authored by: Ralf-Jörg Fischer , Hubert Bahl

Handbook on Clostridia

Print publication date:  March  2005
Online publication date:  March  2005

Print ISBN: 9780849316180
eBook ISBN: 9780203489819
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Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for prokaryotes. It belongs to the macronutrients [1] or major bioelements [2] and makes up to 3% of the cell mass [3]. Phosphorus is primarily a constituent of nucleic acids and phospholipids but is also present in teichoic acids and nucleotides such as ATP, GTP, NAD+, and FAD.

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