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  • Description: glycogen synthase (ADPGlc) <br/><br/>
Gene name glgA
Essential no
Product glycogen synthase (ADPGlc)
Function glycogen biosynthesis
MW, pI 55 kDa, 5.155
Gene length, protein length 1452 bp, 484 aa
Immediate neighbours glgP, glgD
Get the DNA and protein sequences <br/> (Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context <br/> GlgA context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU30950

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: ADP-glucose + (1,4-alpha-D-glucosyl)(n) = ADP + (1,4-alpha-D-glucosyl)(n+1) (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family: Bacterial/plant glycogen synthase 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:

Database entries

  • Structure:
  • KEGG entry: [3]

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation:
    • expressed early during sporulation in the mother cell (SigE) PubMed
  • 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


<pubmed> 8145641</pubmed>