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epsA
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epsA

extracellular polysaccharide synthesis, putative transmembrane modulator of [protein|9B668909E1380B287ACE58561DCF45FC29184D8B|EpsB] activity, might activate [protein|9B668909E1380B287ACE58561DCF45FC29184D8B|EpsB] autophosphorylation and substrate phosphorylation
locus
BSU_34370
pI
6.07
mw
25.75 kDa
protein length
234 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
705 bp Sequence Blast
function
biofilm formation
product
unknown
essential
no
synonyms
yveK

Genomic Context

      

categories

  • [category|SW 3|Information processing] → [category|SW 3.3|Protein synthesis, modification and degradation] → [category|SW 3.3.4|Protein modification] → [category|SW 3.3.4.2|Protein kinases]
  • [category|SW 4|Lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1|Exponential and early post-exponential lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1.2|Biofilm formation]
  • [category|SW 4|Lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1|Exponential and early post-exponential lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1.2|Biofilm formation] → [category|SW 4.1.2.1|Matrix polysaccharide synthesis]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.2|Membrane proteins]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    3,529,151 → 3,529,855

    The protein

    Protein family

  • CapA family (with [protein|A696434A086A428D411CAF45B37CD8F82AC2503F|CapA] and [protein|8DCA50478136628DD9E5D01E89609A686EED9F57|TkmA], according to UniProt)
  • CpsC/CapA family (with [protein|8DCA50478136628DD9E5D01E89609A686EED9F57|TkmA], according to UniProt)
  • Paralogous protein(s)

  • [protein|8DCA50478136628DD9E5D01E89609A686EED9F57|TkmA]
  • [SW|Localization]

  • cell membrane (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|F6C4634BF871D9A01E27014FFED7527C54BF560D|epsA]-[gene|9B668909E1380B287ACE58561DCF45FC29184D8B|epsB]-[gene|5DB168A3D087AAEB003D7548A1A4356ABD07F712|epsC]-[gene|223E979276F07D69D0DDAEE906023A8AB4F37F8E|epsD]-[gene|5D717F9F54693FD0AA8BC49E10348637858F88B9|epsE]-[gene|DB47BA2A5E3BED51DD8630E7D321C099D74B46CF|epsF]-[gene|C4D81976AAE888C4FE89A2EE5CF9A763CAD645FF|epsG]-[gene|BD843389F95BFB905071547AB243413A617F12A8|epsH]-[gene|6EBD8F7065B6C1996067F3120DD9CFEA91D3A444|epsI]-[gene|5272E807B6B98541EA155AA9748320E25767F096|epsJ]-[gene|66076952E512D53FC1FC62455A86ACFA21AE120D|epsK]-[gene|D67665412B78B56752B460219445E4BEF52C3A1A|epsL]-[gene|40EA584CF77FFF7D7E4E74B414EC69ADE3A1585B|epsM]-[gene|0D24AB8D446CFFBC6DEAD3C10D1FA59551545FE8|epsN]-[gene|52A47B49B1FB955EE7E3C316B57A2B4134F78480|epsO]
    description
    [Pubmed|15661000]

    sigma factors

  • [protein|360F48D576DE950DF79C1A2677B7A35A8D8CC30C|SigA]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|15661000], in [regulon|360F48D576DE950DF79C1A2677B7A35A8D8CC30C|SigA regulon]
  • regulatory mechanism

  • [protein|6AF1CB8998BE9C71DF4F1201A7F74FF7E75CB799|RemA]: activation, [Pubmed|23646920], in [regulon|6AF1CB8998BE9C71DF4F1201A7F74FF7E75CB799|RemA regulon]
  • [protein|E5110D9C36E8C55AFD1419987B14A53232165F20|AbrB]: repression, [Pubmed|20817675], in [regulon|E5110D9C36E8C55AFD1419987B14A53232165F20|AbrB regulon]
  • [protein|5A6FBAE6553343092862CB79E150F934978C32A9|SinR]: anti-activation, (prevents binding of [protein|6AF1CB8998BE9C71DF4F1201A7F74FF7E75CB799|RemA]) [Pubmed|23646920], in [regulon|5A6FBAE6553343092862CB79E150F934978C32A9|SinR regulon]
  • [regulon|EAR riboswitch|EAR riboswitch]: processive antitermination, in [regulon|EAR riboswitch|EAR riboswitch]
  • regulation

  • repressed by [protein|search|SinR] [Pubmed|15661000]
  • additional information

  • induction by sequestration of [protein|search|SinR] by [protein|search|SinI] or [protein|search|SlrA] [PubMed|15661000,19788541]
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    Biological materials

    Mutant

  • MGNA-A073 (yveK::erm), available at the [https://shigen.nig.ac.jp/bsub/resource/strainGeneDisrupted/detail/73 NBRP B. subtilis, Japan]
  • GP1517 (aphA3) [Pubmed|24493247], available in [SW| Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • GP1519 (''[gene|F6C4634BF871D9A01E27014FFED7527C54BF560D|epsA]-[gene|9B668909E1380B287ACE58561DCF45FC29184D8B|epsB]'', aphA3) [Pubmed|24493247], available in [SW| Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • GP1567 ''[gene|F6C4634BF871D9A01E27014FFED7527C54BF560D|epsA]''::aphA3 ''[gene|8DCA50478136628DD9E5D01E89609A686EED9F57|tkmA]''::spc [Pubmed|24493247], available in [SW| Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • BKE34370 (Δ[gene|F6C4634BF871D9A01E27014FFED7527C54BF560D|epsA]::erm trpC2) available at [http://www.bgsc.org/getdetail.php?bgscid=BKE34370 BGSC], [Pubmed|28189581], upstream reverse: _UP1_CATGTATTCATAGCCTTCAG, downstream forward: _UP4_AAACATTTCGGGGAGTGAAG
  • BKK34370 (Δ[gene|F6C4634BF871D9A01E27014FFED7527C54BF560D|epsA]::kan trpC2) available at [http://www.bgsc.org/getdetail.php?bgscid=BKK34370 BGSC], [Pubmed|28189581], upstream reverse: _UP1_CATGTATTCATAGCCTTCAG, downstream forward: _UP4_AAACATTTCGGGGAGTGAAG
  • GFP fusion

  • GP1569 epsA-gfp (spc), available in [SW| Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • two-hybrid system

  • B. pertussis adenylate cyclase-based bacterial two hybrid system ([SW|BACTH]) [Pubmed|24493247], available in [SW| Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • FLAG-tag construct

  • GP1526 epsA-FLAG 3x spc (based on [SW|pGP1331]) [Pubmed|24493247], available in [SW| Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • Antibody

  • **
  • labs

  • [SW|Richard Losick], Harvard Univ., Cambridge, USA [http://www.mcb.harvard.edu/Losick/ homepage]
  • References

    Reviews

  • 20735481
  • Original publications

  • 15661000,16430695,18047568,18647168,20351052,20817675,21856853,21815947,23646920,24493247,25085422,26283769