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  • Description: ribosome assembly factor, participates in the assembly of the 50S subunit of the ribosome

Gene name yaaA
Product ribosome assembly factor
Function assembly of the 50S subunit of the ribosome
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: YaaA
MW, pI 7 kDa, 4.332
Gene length, protein length 213 bp, 71 aa
Immediate neighbours dnaN, recF
Sequences Protein DNA DNA_with_flanks
Genetic context
DnaA dnaN yaaA recF yaaB gyrB context.png
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
YaaA expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein


This gene is a member of the following regulons

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU00030

Phenotypes of a mutant

  • enhanced expression suppresses the defects of a temperature-sensitive rplB mutant PubMed

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

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

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
  • Modification:
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Database entries

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

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • 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


Shota Suzuki, Osamu Tanigawa, Genki Akanuma, Hideaki Nanamiya, Fujio Kawamura, Kazumi Tagami, Naofumi Nomura, Teppei Kawabata, Yasuhiko Sekine
Enhanced expression of Bacillus subtilis yaaA can restore both the growth and the sporulation defects caused by mutation of rplB, encoding ribosomal protein L2.
Microbiology (Reading): 2014, 160(Pt 6);1040-1053
[PubMed:24637032] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

N Ogasawara, S Moriya, H Yoshikawa
Structure and function of the region of the replication origin of the Bacillus subtilis chromosome. IV. Transcription of the oriC region and expression of DNA gyrase genes and other open reading frames.
Nucleic Acids Res: 1985, 13(7);2267-79
[PubMed:2987848] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)