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  • Description: branched-chain amino acid transport

Gene name azlD
Synonyms yrdI
Essential no
Product unknown
Function branched-chain amino acid transport
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Lipid synthesis, Ile, Leu, Val
MW, pI 11 kDa, 9.962
Gene length, protein length 330 bp, 110 aa
Immediate neighbours brnQ, azlC
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
AzlD context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU26700

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

  • DBTBS entry: no entry
  • SubtiList entry: [1]

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity:
  • Protein family: azlD/HI1737/HP1330 family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
  • Domains:
  • Modification:
  • Cofactor(s):
  • Effectors of protein activity:
  • Interactions:
  • Localization: cell membrane (according to Swiss-Prot)

Database entries

  • Structure:
  • KEGG entry: [2]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Regulatory mechanism: AzlB: transcriptional repression PubMed
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

  • Mutant:
  • Expression vector:
  • lacZ fusion:
  • GFP fusion:
  • two-hybrid system:
  • Antibody:

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


B R Belitsky, M C Gustafsson, A L Sonenshein, C Von Wachenfeldt
An lrp-like gene of Bacillus subtilis involved in branched-chain amino acid transport.
J Bacteriol: 1997, 179(17);5448-57
[PubMed:9287000] [] [DOI] (P p)