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murE
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murE

UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-meso-2,6-diaminopimelate synthetase
locus
BSU15180
pI
5.56
mw
54.16 kDa
protein length
494 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
1482 bp Sequence Blast
function
peptidoglycan precursor biosynthesis
product
UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-meso-2,6-diaminopimelate synthetase
essential
yes
ec
6.3.2.13
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]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    1,586,330 → 1,587,814

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|12682299]
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • ATP UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamate meso-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate = ADP phosphate UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-gamma-glutamyl-meso-2,6-diamino-heptanedioate (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family

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

  • [PDB|2WTZ] (from ''Mycobacterium tuberculosis'', 35% identity, 50% similarity) [Pubmed|19945347]
  • [SW|Localization]

  • 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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    References

  • 8436954,18063720,11948165,1391053,20233306