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  • Description: general stress protein

Gene name csbD
Synonyms ywmG
Essential no
Product unknown
Function survival of salt stress and at low temperatures
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: csbD
MW, pI 6 kDa, 9.689
Gene length, protein length 186 bp, 62 aa
Immediate neighbours ywzF, ywmF
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
CsbD context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
CsbD expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein

general stress proteins (controlled by SigB)

This gene is a member of the following regulons

SigB regulon

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU36670

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

  • DBTBS entry: [1]
  • SubtiList entry: [2]

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity:
  • Protein family: UPF0337 (csbD) family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
  • Domains:
  • Modification:
  • Cofactor(s):
  • Effectors of protein activity:

Database entries

  • Structure:
  • KEGG entry: [3]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation:
  • Regulatory mechanism:
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


Dirk Höper, Uwe Völker, Michael Hecker
Comprehensive characterization of the contribution of individual SigB-dependent general stress genes to stress resistance of Bacillus subtilis.
J Bacteriol: 2005, 187(8);2810-26
[PubMed:15805528] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Samina Akbar, Soon Youl Lee, Sharon A Boylan, Chester W Price
Two genes from Bacillus subtilis under the sole control of the general stress transcription factor sigmaB.
Microbiology (Reading): 1999, 145 ( Pt 5);1069-1078
[PubMed:10376822] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)