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  • Description: unknown

Gene name ymaB
Essential no
Product unknown
Function unknown
Metabolic function and regulation of this protein in SubtiPathways:
Nucleotides (regulation)
MW, pI 23 kDa, 4.514
Gene length, protein length 618 bp, 206 aa
Immediate neighbours nrdF, cwlC
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
YmaB context.gif
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The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU17400

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

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  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

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Database entries

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

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation: distinct promoters for aerobic and anaerobic expression PubMed, anaerobic expression requires ResD PubMed
  • Regulatory mechanism: ResD: transcription activation PubMed
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

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

Your additional remarks


Elisabeth Härtig, Anja Hartmann, Manuela Schätzle, Alessandra M Albertini, Dieter Jahn
The Bacillus subtilis nrdEF genes, encoding a class Ib ribonucleotide reductase, are essential for aerobic and anaerobic growth.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol.: 2006, 72(8);5260-5
[PubMed:16885274] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

C Scotti, A Valbuzzi, M Perego, A Galizzi, A M Albertini
The Bacillus subtilis genes for ribonucleotide reductase are similar to the genes for the second class I NrdE/NrdF enzymes of Enterobacteriaceae.
Microbiology (Reading, Engl.): 1996, 142 ( Pt 11);2995-3004
[PubMed:8969495] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)