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  • Description: 4-amino-5-hydroxymethyl-2-methylpyrimidine and 4-amino-5-hydroxymethyl-2-methylpyrimidine pyrophosphate kinase

Gene name thiD
Synonyms yjbV
Essential no
Product 4-amino-5-hydroxymethyl-2-methylpyrimidine
pyrophosphate kinase
Function biosynthesis of thiamine pyrophosphate (TPP)
MW, pI 28 kDa, 5.709
Gene length, protein length 813 bp, 271 aa
Immediate neighbours thiF, fabI
Gene sequence (+200bp) Protein sequence
Genetic context
YjbV context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU11710

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

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

Extended information on the protein

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Database entries

  • Structure:
  • Swiss prot entry:
  • KEGG entry: [3]
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Additional information

Expression and regulation

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Biological materials

  • Mutant:
  • Expression vector:
  • lacZ fusion:
  • GFP fusion:
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Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


Joo-Heon Park, Kristin Burns, Cynthia Kinsland, Tadhg P Begley
Characterization of two kinases involved in thiamine pyrophosphate and pyridoxal phosphate biosynthesis in Bacillus subtilis: 4-amino-5-hydroxymethyl-2methylpyrimidine kinase and pyridoxal kinase.
J. Bacteriol.: 2004, 186(5);1571-3
[PubMed:14973012] [] [DOI] (P p)