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Abstract

The biosynthetic pathway of glucosylglycerol (GG), the osmoprotective compound of sp. PCC 6803, was found to proceed from ADP-glucose and glycerol 3-phosphate via glucosylglycerol phosphate in a two-step reaction. Using an it was shown that the GG-forming enzyme system required activation, which could be initiated by hypertonic salt concentrations and osmotic shock, or by NaCl addition at the stage of enzyme extraction or assay.

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