PucD

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  • Description: xanthine dehydrogenase

Gene name pucD
Synonyms yurC
Essential no
Product xanthine dehydrogenase
Function purine utilization
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Purine salvage, Purine catabolism, Nucleotides (regulation)
MW, pI 80 kDa, 5.754
Gene length, protein length 2235 bp, 745 aa
Immediate neighbours pucE, pucC
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
PucD context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU32480

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: Xanthine + NAD+ + H2O = urate + NADH (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family: xanthine dehydrogenase family (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]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Operon:
  • Regulation:
    • repressed in the absence of purine nucleotides (inducer: allantoin) (PucR) PubMed
  • Regulatory mechanism:
    • [PucR]]: transcription repression PubMed
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks

References

Lars Beier, Per Nygaard, Hanne Jarmer, Hans H Saxild
Transcription analysis of the Bacillus subtilis PucR regulon and identification of a cis-acting sequence required for PucR-regulated expression of genes involved in purine catabolism.
J. Bacteriol.: 2002, 184(12);3232-41
[PubMed:12029039] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

A C Schultz, P Nygaard, H H Saxild
Functional analysis of 14 genes that constitute the purine catabolic pathway in Bacillus subtilis and evidence for a novel regulon controlled by the PucR transcription activator.
J. Bacteriol.: 2001, 183(11);3293-302
[PubMed:11344136] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)