Difference between revisions of "PolY2"

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* '''Mutant:'''
* '''Mutant:''' GP1505 (Δ''kan''), available in [[Stülke]] lab
* '''Expression vector:'''
* '''Expression vector:'''

Revision as of 08:49, 12 October 2011

  • Description: translesion synthesis (TLS-) DNA polymerase Y2

Gene name polY2
Synonyms yqjW
Essential no
Product translesion synthesis (TLS-) DNA polymerase Y2
Function UV-targeted mutagenesis
MW, pI 45 kDa, 9.532
Gene length, protein length 1236 bp, 412 aa
Immediate neighbours yqjX, yqzH
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
YqjW context.gif
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Categories containing this gene/protein

DNA repair/ recombination

This gene is a member of the following regulons

LexA regulon

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU23710

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: Deoxynucleoside triphosphate + DNA(n) = diphosphate + DNA(n+1) (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family: DNA polymerase type-Y family (according to Swiss-Prot)

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

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation:
  • Regulatory mechanism:
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

  • Mutant: GP1505 (Δkan), available in Stülke lab
  • Expression vector:
  • lacZ fusion:
  • GFP fusion:
  • two-hybrid system:
  • Antibody:

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


Andrea M Rivas-Castillo, Ronald E Yasbin, E Robleto, Wayne L Nicholson, Mario Pedraza-Reyes
Role of the Y-family DNA polymerases YqjH and YqjW in protecting sporulating Bacillus subtilis cells from DNA damage.
Curr. Microbiol.: 2010, 60(4);263-7
[PubMed:19924481] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Nora Au, Elke Kuester-Schoeck, Veena Mandava, Laura E Bothwell, Susan P Canny, Karen Chachu, Sierra A Colavito, Shakierah N Fuller, Eli S Groban, Laura A Hensley, Theresa C O'Brien, Amish Shah, Jessica T Tierney, Louise L Tomm, Thomas M O'Gara, Alexi I Goranov, Alan D Grossman, Charles M Lovett
Genetic composition of the Bacillus subtilis SOS system.
J. Bacteriol.: 2005, 187(22);7655-66
[PubMed:16267290] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Stéphane Duigou, S Dusko Ehrlich, Philippe Noirot, Marie-Françoise Noirot-Gros
DNA polymerase I acts in translesion synthesis mediated by the Y-polymerases in Bacillus subtilis.
Mol. Microbiol.: 2005, 57(3);678-90
[PubMed:16045613] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Stéphane Duigou, S Dusko Ehrlich, Philippe Noirot, Marie-Françoise Noirot-Gros
Distinctive genetic features exhibited by the Y-family DNA polymerases in Bacillus subtilis.
Mol. Microbiol.: 2004, 54(2);439-51
[PubMed:15469515] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Huang-Mo Sung, Gabriel Yeamans, Christian A Ross, Ronald E Yasbin
Roles of YqjH and YqjW, homologs of the Escherichia coli UmuC/DinB or Y superfamily of DNA polymerases, in stationary-phase mutagenesis and UV-induced mutagenesis of Bacillus subtilis.
J. Bacteriol.: 2003, 185(7);2153-60
[PubMed:12644484] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)