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dapA
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dapA

dihydrodipicolinate synthase
locus
BSU16770
pI
4.93
mw
30.89 kDa
protein length
290 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
870 bp Sequence Blast
function
biosynthesis of lysine and peptidoglycan
product
dihydrodipicolinate synthase
essential
yes
ec
4.2.1.52
synonyms

Genomic Context

      

categories

  • [category|SW 1|Cellular processes] → [category|SW 1.1|Cell envelope and cell division] → [category|SW 1.1.1|Cell wall synthesis] → [category|SW 1.1.1.1|Biosynthesis of peptidoglycan]
  • [category|SW 2|Metabolism] → [category|SW 2.3|Amino acid/ nitrogen metabolism] → [category|SW 2.3.1|Biosynthesis/ acquisition of amino acids] → [category|SW 2.3.1.6|Biosynthesis/ acquisition of lysine/ threonine]
  • [category|SW 2|Metabolism] → [category|SW 2.6|Additional metabolic pathways] → [category|SW 2.6.1|Biosynthesis of cell wall components] → [category|SW 2.6.1.1|Biosynthesis of peptidoglycan]
  • [category|SW 4|Lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.2|Sporulation] → [category|SW 4.2.1|Sporulation proteins] → [category|SW 4.2.1.4|Sporulation proteins/ other]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.1|Essential genes]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    1,748,368 → 1,749,240

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|12682299]
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • L-aspartate 4-semialdehyde + pyruvate = L-2,3-dihydrodipicolinate + 2 H2O (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family

  • DHDPS family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Structure

  • [PDB|3CPR] (from ''Corynebacterium glutamicum'', 39% identity, 58% similarity) [Pubmed|18930704]
  • [SW|Localization]

  • cytoplasm (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|564A2F43F8AABE97FC8F0B1B3382A9F31F02FA18|asd]-[gene|6D6718AC72C9D86EDE16B191EDAB3ABA488B689B|dapG]-[gene|00B4CA4E25858A56F9D4E0ADEE2643F203FEC613|dapA]
    description
    [Pubmed|8098035]

    sigma factors

  • [protein|24F7FD5C7C3A68BB2760ABB8CBD8FBD65E5FF7D4|SigKN]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|15699190,8098035], in [regulon|24F7FD5C7C3A68BB2760ABB8CBD8FBD65E5FF7D4|SigKN regulon]
  • [protein|360F48D576DE950DF79C1A2677B7A35A8D8CC30C|SigA]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|8098035], in [regulon|360F48D576DE950DF79C1A2677B7A35A8D8CC30C|SigA regulon]
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    genes
    [gene|3DA80060554B78E9DC2189CECB78680095B08B32|spoVFA]-[gene|4D93A13DB9DC55A49525BFF4FD589F4FF67D50E8|spoVFB]-[gene|564A2F43F8AABE97FC8F0B1B3382A9F31F02FA18|asd]-[gene|6D6718AC72C9D86EDE16B191EDAB3ABA488B689B|dapG]-[gene|00B4CA4E25858A56F9D4E0ADEE2643F203FEC613|dapA]
    description
    [Pubmed|8098035]

    sigma factors

  • [protein|24F7FD5C7C3A68BB2760ABB8CBD8FBD65E5FF7D4|SigKN]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|15699190,8098035], in [regulon|24F7FD5C7C3A68BB2760ABB8CBD8FBD65E5FF7D4|SigKN regulon]
  • regulation

  • expressed late during sporulation in the mother cell ([protein|search|SigK]) [Pubmed|15699190,8098035]
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    References

    Reviews

  • 28271480
  • Original publications

  • 8345520,15699190,8098035