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hepS [2017-8-11 16:0:3]
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hepS [2017-8-11 16:0:3]

heptaprenyl diphosphate synthase component I
locus
BSU22760
pI
6.27
mw
28.97 kDa
protein length
251 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
753 bp Sequence Blast
function
menaquinone biosynthesis
product
heptaprenyl diphosphate synthase component I (together with HepT)
essential
no
ec
2.5.1.30
synonyms
gerCA, hepA

Genomic Context

      

categories

  • [category|SW 2|Metabolism] → [category|SW 2.6|Additional metabolic pathways] → [category|SW 2.6.2|Biosynthesis of cofactors] → [category|SW 2.6.2.8|Biosynthesis of menaquinone]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    2,383,615 → 2,384,370

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|12682299], non-essential according to [Pubmed|28189581]
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • All-trans-hexaprenyl diphosphate + isopentenyl diphosphate = diphosphate + all-trans-heptaprenyl diphosphate (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family

  • Methylisocitrate lyase family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|C45A5935559F0DAAD70F808725AF730BC18A2B0A|hepS]-[gene|DDD40AEBBCBD3C19661A72B85912E266DBF267B3|menH]-[gene|3CAEA54E80A0B56EE120B881C8CDBE055AF6BDC1|hepT]-[gene|B498ED03F19B7A73878D5C947C28C2A87CAB934D|ndk]
    description
    [pubmed|22383849]
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    References

  • 23840410,28189581