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=The gene=
=The gene=

Revision as of 09:02, 23 June 2009

  • Description: involved in the activation of biofilm matrix biosynthetic operons, acts in parallel to SinR, AbrB, and DegU

Gene name remA
Synonyms ylzA
Essential no
Product regulator of the extracellular matrix
Function regulation of biofilm formation
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Nucleotides (regulation)
MW, pI 9 kDa, 7.178
Gene length, protein length 267 bp, 89 aa
Immediate neighbours yloC, gmk
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
YlzA context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU15670

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

  • DBTBS entry: no entry
  • SubtiList entry: [1]

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity:
  • Protein family: UPF0296 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: [2]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Operon:
  • Regulation:
  • 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


Jared T Winkelman, Kris M Blair, Daniel B Kearns
RemA (YlzA) and RemB (YaaB) regulate extracellular matrix operon expression and biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis.
J. Bacteriol.: 2009, 191(12);3981-91
[PubMed:19363116] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)