SubtiBank SubtiBank
mraY
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mraY

phospho-N-acetylmuramoyl-pentapeptide-transferase (meso-2,6-diaminopimelate), catalyzes the first commited membrane-bound step of bacterial peptidoglycan synthesis leading to the formation of lipid I
locus
BSU15190
pI
8.97
mw
35.44 kDa
protein length
324 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
972 bp Sequence Blast
function
peptidoglycan precursor biosynthesis
product
phospho-N-acetylmuramoyl-pentapeptide-transferase (meso-2,6-diaminopimelate)
essential
yes
ec
2.7.8.13
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 2.6|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]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.2|Membrane proteins]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    1,587,926 → 1,588,900

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|12682299]
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • UDP-Mur2Ac(oyl-L-Ala-gamma-D-Glu-L-Lys-D-Ala-D-Ala) undecaprenyl phosphate = UMP Mur2Ac(oyl-L-Ala-gamma-D-Glu-L-Lys-D-Ala-D-Ala)-diphosphoundecaprenol (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family

  • MraY subfamily (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Structure

  • [PDB|5JNQ] [Pubmed|28068312]
  • [SW|Localization]

  • cell membrane (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • forms banded patterns along the length of the cell, this pattern formation depends on [protein|A4C8719E06F774A6EB4D79757CC79CF89E453A54|MreB] [Pubmed|20233306]
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|D48B7591467C493D2214D37AEA83643FE8C27BC6|murE]-[gene|4D3D4429E1F387BACB0D5A1084AA8DF179A16685|mraY]-[gene|0A9FF5A66F73464A780914A1424979CE753B3D9C|murD]-[gene|5DE602D97D903D9AE38ED05D5A5F1B3A2DC1D58E|spoVE]-[gene|D52FDB5015B10E9B26D7FED5708457890C6EA43D|murG]-[gene|5E11616A51EE2CD1B8D3E33B18483521C504AD1F|murB]-[gene|B66FC02948DABBCE64DE2629D6E33E05647B4EEF|divIB]-[gene|5CDB49209BDCA86E09D6287DFC16B278D9A71379|ylxW]-[gene|081EA0CBCDA7ECDE8D128DD091C132BB194D19EB|ylxX]-[gene|1C6CADD1808CA84CBC19D623DACF4D398EB43174|sbp]
    description
    [Pubmed|1391053]

    sigma factors

  • [protein|3CB24D493B3282278B7DC61CE3C793DFA815F9E2|SigE]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|8320223], in [regulon|3CB24D493B3282278B7DC61CE3C793DFA815F9E2|SigE regulon]
  • regulatory mechanism

  • [regulon|stringent response|stringent response]: negative regulation, in [regulon|stringent response|stringent response]
  • [protein|90DCE4F286D2C151D8BDBF0E024E6BBEC94E2397|SpoIIID]: repression, [Pubmed|15383836], in [regulon|90DCE4F286D2C151D8BDBF0E024E6BBEC94E2397|SpoIIID regulon]
  • regulation

  • expressed during vegatative growth [Pubmed|1391053]
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    Biological materials

    FLAG-tag construct

  • GP2001 ''mraY-3xFLAG ermC'' (based on [SW|pGP1087]), available in [SW|Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • References

  • 15131133,8436954,18791230,18081839,7734839,21937437,18672909,20537545,10790316,1391053,24895118,25127465,26620564,20233306,27226570,27312048,27531195,28068312