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  • Description: membrane-bound chemotaxis receptor, similar to methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein

Gene name yvaQ
Essential no
Product membrane-bound chemotaxis receptor
Function control of chemotaxis
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: yvaQ
MW, pI 62 kDa, 4.616
Gene length, protein length 1698 bp, 566 aa
Immediate neighbours catR, opuBD
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
YvaQ context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
YvaQ expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein

motility and chemotaxis, membrane proteins

This gene is a member of the following regulons

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU33690

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

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Extended information on the protein

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Database entries

  • Structure:
  • KEGG entry: [2]
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Additional information

Expression and regulation

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  • Additional information:
    • in minimal medium, YvaQ is present with 1,400 +/- 380 molecules per cell PubMed

Biological materials

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  • lacZ fusion:
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Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


Vincent J Cannistraro, George D Glekas, Christopher V Rao, George W Ordal
Cellular stoichiometry of the chemotaxis proteins in Bacillus subtilis.
J. Bacteriol.: 2011, 193(13);3220-7
[PubMed:21515776] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)