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=The gene=
 
=The gene=

Revision as of 08:51, 23 June 2009

  • Description: uricase

Gene name pucL
Synonyms yunL
Essential no
Product uricase
Function purine utilization
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Purine catabolism, Nucleotides (regulation)
MW, pI 56 kDa, 5.484
Gene length, protein length 1482 bp, 494 aa
Immediate neighbours pucK, pucM
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
PucL context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU32450

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: 5-hydroxy-2-oxo-4-ureido-2,5-dihydro-1H-imidazole-5-carboxylate = (S)-allantoin + CO2 (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family:
  • 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

  • Operon:
  • Regulation:
    • expressed in the absence of good nitrogen sources (glutamine or ammonium) (TnrA) PubMed
    • induced in the presence of purine nucleotides (inducer: allantoin) (PucR) 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

References

Ken-ichi Yoshida, Hirotake Yamaguchi, Masaki Kinehara, Yo-hei Ohki, Yoshiko Nakaura, Yasutaro Fujita
Identification of additional TnrA-regulated genes of Bacillus subtilis associated with a TnrA box.
Mol. Microbiol.: 2003, 49(1);157-65
[PubMed:12823818] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

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)