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murF
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murF

UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-meso-2,6-diaminopimeloyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine synthetase
locus
BSU04570
pI
5.34
mw
49.56 kDa
protein length
457 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
1371 bp Sequence Blast
function
peptidoglycan precursor biosynthesis
product
UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-meso-2,6- diaminopimeloyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine synthetase
essential
yes
ec
6.3.2.10
synonyms
ydbQ

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 4|Lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.3|Coping with stress] → [category|SW 4.3.2|Cell envelope stress proteins (controlled by SigM, V, W, X, Y)]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.1|Essential genes]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    509,384 → 510,757

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|12682299]
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • ATP UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-gamma-D-glutamyl-L-lysine D-alanyl-D-alanine = ADP phosphate UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-gamma-D-glutamyl-L-lysyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family

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

  • [PDB|1GG4] (from ''Escherichia coli'', 32% identity, 50% similarity) [Pubmed|11090285]
  • [SW|Localization]

  • cytoplasm (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|A47DBF8546E0F726A0FE58C21D3F28150290DF7F|ddl]-[gene|EC9F1D4F1863E53A818A51B0E16B201A251F077E|murF]
    description
    [Pubmed|22383849]

    sigma factors

  • [protein|081DF3EE9FA56209D648C7677188C61CE3AA8E41|SigM]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|18179421], in [regulon|081DF3EE9FA56209D648C7677188C61CE3AA8E41|SigM regulon]
  • [protein|D04629D798E458AD538809BB2B150B7FA81D2C7E|SigV]: sigma factor, in [regulon|D04629D798E458AD538809BB2B150B7FA81D2C7E|SigV regulon]
  • regulation

  • expression is reduced in a [protein|search|SigV] mutant [Pubmed|21926231]
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    Biological materials

    Mutant

  • MGNA-C105 (murF::erm), available at the [https://shigen.nig.ac.jp/bsub/resource/strainGeneDisrupted/detail/2103 NBRP B. subtilis, Japan]
  • References

  • 18063720,18179421,20233306