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=The gene=
=The gene=

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  • Description: ribonucleoside-diphosphate reductase (major subunit)

Gene name nrdE
Essential yes PubMed
Product ribonucleoside-diphosphate reductase (major subunit)
Function synthesis of deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Purine salvage, Nucleotides (regulation)
MW, pI 80 kDa, 5.931
Gene length, protein length 2100 bp, 700 aa
Immediate neighbours nrdI, nrdF
Gene sequence (+200bp) Protein sequence
Genetic context
NrdE context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU17380

Phenotypes of a mutant

essential PubMed

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: 2'-deoxyribonucleoside diphosphate + thioredoxin disulfide + H2O = ribonucleoside diphosphate + thioredoxin (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family: ribonucleoside diphosphate reductase large chain family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s): YosN

Extended information on the protein

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

Database entries

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

Additional information

  • subject to Clp-dependent proteolysis upon glucose starvation PubMed

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation: distinct promoters for aerobic and anaerobic expression PubMed, anaerobic expression requires ResD PubMed
    • expressed under anaerobic conditions (ResD) PubMed
  • Additional information: subject to Clp-dependent proteolysis upon glucose starvation PubMed

Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Elisabeth Härtig, Braunschweig, Germany Homepage

Your additional remarks


Elisabeth Härtig, Anja Hartmann, Manuela Schätzle, Alessandra M Albertini, Dieter Jahn
The Bacillus subtilis nrdEF genes, encoding a class Ib ribonucleotide reductase, are essential for aerobic and anaerobic growth.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol.: 2006, 72(8);5260-5
[PubMed:16885274] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

C Scotti, A Valbuzzi, M Perego, A Galizzi, A M Albertini
The Bacillus subtilis genes for ribonucleotide reductase are similar to the genes for the second class I NrdE/NrdF enzymes of Enterobacteriaceae.
Microbiology (Reading, Engl.): 1996, 142 ( Pt 11);2995-3004
[PubMed:8969495] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)