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  • Description: galactosamine-containing minor teichoic acid biosynthesis, membrane protein

Gene name ggaB
Essential no
Product unknown
Function biosynthesis of teichoic acid
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: ggaB
MW, pI 106 kDa, 9.482
Gene length, protein length 2700 bp, 900 aa
Immediate neighbours yvzH, ggaA
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
GgaB context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
GgaB expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein

cell wall synthesis, biosynthesis of cell wall components, membrane proteins

This gene is a member of the following regulons

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU35680

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: glycosyltransferase 2 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


Pierre-Philippe Freymond, Vladimir Lazarevic, Blazenka Soldo, Dimitri Karamata
Poly(glucosyl-N-acetylgalactosamine 1-phosphate), a wall teichoic acid of Bacillus subtilis 168: its biosynthetic pathway and mode of attachment to peptidoglycan.
Microbiology (Reading): 2006, 152(Pt 6);1709-1718
[PubMed:16735734] [] [DOI] (P p)