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racE
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racE

glutamate racemase
locus
BSU28390
pI
4.86
mw
29.85 kDa
protein length
272 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
816 bp Sequence Blast
function
peptidoglycan precursor biosynthesis
product
glutamate racemase
essential
yes
ec
5.1.1.3
synonyms
glr

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 2.6|Additional metabolic pathways] → [category|SW 2.6.1|Biosynthesis of cell wall components] → [category|SW 2.6.1.1|Biosynthesis of peptidoglycan]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.1|Essential genes]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    2,903,217 → 2,904,035

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|12682299]
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • L-glutamate = D-glutamate (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family

  • aspartate/glutamate racemases family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s)

  • [protein|BBEE8CEC868D3B781BEA50C45935BC810EA7A4FB|YrpC]
  • Structure

  • [PDB|1ZUW] (with D-glutamate)
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|FBD63332ABDEA7D4837396A0617DA51153781CFE|ysmB]-[gene|36FF9F097682D8BA8D7359BFEAF71ACE8E9E90D8|racE]
    description
    [Pubmed|22383849]
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    References

  • 15347750,16271894,25777674,19309142,19227983,23929705,22383849