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  • Description: phosphoribosylglycinamide formyltransferase 2

Gene name purT
Essential no
Product phosphoribosylglycinamide formyltransferase 2
Function purine biosynthesis
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Purine synthesis, Nucleotides (regulation)
MW, pI 41 kDa, 4.722
Gene length, protein length 1152 bp, 384 aa
Immediate neighbours ybfI, mpr
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
PurT context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU02230

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: Formate + ATP + 5'-phospho-ribosylglycinamide = 5'-phosphoribosyl-N-formylglycinamide + ADP + diphosphate (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family: ATP-grasp domain (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s): PurK

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
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Database entries

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

Additional information

Expression and regulation

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Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


H H Saxild, J H Jacobsen, P Nygaard
Functional analysis of the Bacillus subtilis purT gene encoding formate-dependent glycinamide ribonucleotide transformylase.
Microbiology (Reading, Engl.): 1995, 141 ( Pt 9);2211-8
[PubMed:7496533] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)