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folK

2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyldihydropteridine diphosphokinase
locus
BSU00790
pI
4.53
mw
18.91 kDa
protein length
167 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
501 bp Sequence Blast
function
biosynthesis of folate
product
2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyldihydropteridine diphosphokinase
essential
yes
ec
2.7.6.3
synonyms

Genomic Context

      

categories

  • [category|SW 2|Metabolism] → [category|SW 2.6|Additional metabolic pathways] → [category|SW 2.6.2|Biosynthesis of cofactors] → [category|SW 2.6.2.5|Biosynthesis of folate]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.1|Essential genes]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    86,946 → 87,449

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|28189581]
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • ATP + 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine = AMP + (2-amino-4-hydroxy-7,8-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl diphosphate (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family

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

  • [PDB|1IM6] (from ''Escherichia coli'', 47% identity, 61% similarity) [Pubmed|12578370]
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|B189AD3E3D18876E1956763182D835A151727392|pabB]-[gene|956E33AAAADB302EB8663E4B75C917242D3AD2C0|pabA]-[gene|865678B10097C40337F5EEA77FF0F6E7BF5358DC|pabC]-[gene|FA9539CB701BC47FD4E849FBA6D7B201B27C6104|sul]-[gene|AAE44B4F73C7C02F7DB3574B6169E0DE46F4B787|folB]-[gene|D2B189C6292ACE1B25658B407C284E9A683EAE5B|folK]-[gene|F373EBC35805DC551E8AFF6FDC7E43D5587C4700|yazB]-[gene|CE45D56BC413555AF4E7914B5307AD967A358452|yacF]-[gene|24CC89DE55B3C19F80B11D106B9FD241174AE3E4|lysS]
    description
    [Pubmed|9084182]

    sigma factors

  • [protein|360F48D576DE950DF79C1A2677B7A35A8D8CC30C|SigA]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|9084182], in [regulon|360F48D576DE950DF79C1A2677B7A35A8D8CC30C|SigA regulon]
  • regulation

  • translation repressed by tryptophan ([protein|E030E80134E9DED6ADBC73C7C7435024CDFD38B9|MtrB]) [Pubmed|9084182]
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    References

    Reviews

  • 28031352
  • Original publications

  • 9084182,28189581