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  • Description: similar to deacetylase

Gene name ylxY
Synonyms ymxI
Essential no
Product unknown
Function unknown
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: ylxY
MW, pI 36 kDa, 9.364
Gene length, protein length 957 bp, 319 aa
Immediate neighbours pnpA, mlpA
Sequences Protein DNA DNA_with_flanks
Genetic context
YlxY context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
YlxY expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein

poorly characterized/ putative enzymes, sporulation proteins

This gene is a member of the following regulons

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU16700

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: polysaccharide deacetylase family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
  • Domains:
  • Modification:
  • Cofactor(s):
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Database entries

  • Structure:
  • KEGG entry: [2]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Operon:
  • Sigma factor:
  • Regulation:
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  • Additional information:

Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


Bjorn A Traag, Antonia Pugliese, Jonathan A Eisen, Richard Losick
Gene conservation among endospore-forming bacteria reveals additional sporulation genes in Bacillus subtilis.
J. Bacteriol.: 2013, 195(2);253-60
[PubMed:23123912] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)