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Gene name rplE
Essential yes PubMed
Product ribosomal protein L5 (BL6)
Function translation
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: rplE
Interactions involving this protein in SubtInteract: RplE
MW, pI 20 kDa, 9.957
Gene length, protein length 537 bp, 179 aa
Immediate neighbours rplX, rpsN
Sequences Protein DNA Advanced_DNA
Genetic context
RplE context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
RplE expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein

translation, essential genes, universally conserved proteins

This gene is a member of the following regulons

stringent response

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU01280

Phenotypes of a mutant

essential PubMed

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity:
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
  • Domains:
  • Modification:
  • Cofactor(s):
  • Effectors of protein activity:

Database entries

  • Structure: 1IQ4 (Geobacillus stearothermophilus)
  • KEGG entry: [2]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Sigma factor:
    • SigA two promoters, about 140bp and 200bp upstream of the start codon PubMed
  • Regulation:
    • RelA dependent downregulation (Class I) during stringent response 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


Additional publications: PubMed

Matthew A Lauber, William E Running, James P Reilly
B. subtilis ribosomal proteins: structural homology and post-translational modifications.
J. Proteome Res.: 2009, 8(9);4193-206
[PubMed:19653700] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Christine Eymann, Georg Homuth, Christian Scharf, Michael Hecker
Bacillus subtilis functional genomics: global characterization of the stringent response by proteome and transcriptome analysis.
J. Bacteriol.: 2002, 184(9);2500-20
[PubMed:11948165] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

X Li, L Lindahl, Y Sha, J M Zengel
Analysis of the Bacillus subtilis S10 ribosomal protein gene cluster identifies two promoters that may be responsible for transcription of the entire 15-kilobase S10-spc-alpha cluster.
J. Bacteriol.: 1997, 179(22);7046-54
[PubMed:9371452] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

J W Suh, S A Boylan, S H Oh, C W Price
Genetic and transcriptional organization of the Bacillus subtilis spc-alpha region.
Gene: 1996, 169(1);17-23
[PubMed:8635744] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)