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  • Description: unknown

Gene name yvcN
Essential no
Product unknown
Function unknown
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: yvcN
MW, pI 28 kDa, 5.582
Gene length, protein length 762 bp, 254 aa
Immediate neighbours yvzJ, crh
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
YvcN context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
YvcN expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein

proteins of unknown function

This gene is a member of the following regulons

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU34730

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: arylamine N-acetyltransferase family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
  • Domains:
  • Modification:
  • Cofactor(s):
  • Effectors of protein activity:

Database entries

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

Additional information

The gene is annotated in KEGG as an ortholog of EC and is marked in Swiss-Prot as “uncharacterized acetyltransferase” (EC 2.3.1.-). No EC annotation is available in MetaCyc.No literature/ experimental evidence supporting the annotation is available. PubMed

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation: very weak stimuation of expression by citrate and succinate PubMed
  • Regulatory mechanism:
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks


Boris Görke, Elodie Foulquier, Anne Galinier
YvcK of Bacillus subtilis is required for a normal cell shape and for growth on Krebs cycle intermediates and substrates of the pentose phosphate pathway.
Microbiology (Reading): 2005, 151(Pt 11);3777-3791
[PubMed:16272399] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

A Galinier, J Haiech, M C Kilhoffer, M Jaquinod, J Stülke, J Deutscher, I Martin-Verstraete
The Bacillus subtilis crh gene encodes a HPr-like protein involved in carbon catabolite repression.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.: 1997, 94(16);8439-44
[PubMed:9237995] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)