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=The gene=
=The gene=

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  • Description: deoxyribose-phosphate aldolase

Gene name dra
Essential no
Product deoxyribose-phosphate aldolase
Function utilization of nucleotides as carbon source
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Nucleoside catabolism, Nucleotides (regulation)
MW, pI 22 kDa, 4.926
Gene length, protein length 633 bp, 211 aa
Immediate neighbours nupC, deoR
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
Dra context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU39420

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: 2-deoxy-D-ribose 5-phosphate = D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + acetaldehyde (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family: DeoC type 1 subfamily (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

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

Database entries

  • Structure:
  • KEGG entry: [3]

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Operon:
  • Regulation: repressed by glucose (CcpA)
  • Regulatory mechanism: CcpA: transcription repression
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


X Zeng, A Galinier, H H Saxild
Catabolite repression of dra-nupC-pdp operon expression in Bacillus subtilis.
Microbiology (Reading, Engl.): 2000, 146 ( Pt 11);2901-8
[PubMed:11065368] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

X Zeng, H H Saxild
Identification and characterization of a DeoR-specific operator sequence essential for induction of dra-nupC-pdp operon expression in Bacillus subtilis.
J. Bacteriol.: 1999, 181(6);1719-27
[PubMed:10074062] [WorldCat.org] (P p)

H H Saxild, L N Andersen, K Hammer
Dra-nupC-pdp operon of Bacillus subtilis: nucleotide sequence, induction by deoxyribonucleosides, and transcriptional regulation by the deoR-encoded DeoR repressor protein.
J. Bacteriol.: 1996, 178(2);424-34
[PubMed:8550462] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)