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  • Description: similar to pseudouridine methyltransferase

Gene name yydA
Essential no
Product similar to pseudouridine methyltransferase
Function may be involved in maturation of 23S rRNA
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: yydA
MW, pI 17 kDa, 9.314
Gene length, protein length 477 bp, 159 aa
Immediate neighbours yydB, yyzF
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
YydA context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
YydA expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein


This gene is a member of the following regulons

DnaA regulon

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU40230

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + rRNA = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + rRNA containing N3-methylpseudouridine (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Protein family: RNA methyltransferase rlmH family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

  • Kinetic information:
  • Domains:
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  • Interactions:
  • Localization: cytoplasm (according to Swiss-Prot)

Database entries

  • KEGG entry: [2]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and 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


Additional publications: PubMed

Rya Ero, Lauri Peil, Aivar Liiv, Jaanus Remme
Identification of pseudouridine methyltransferase in Escherichia coli.
RNA: 2008, 14(10);2223-33
[PubMed:18755836] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Elzbieta Purta, Katarzyna H Kaminska, Joanna M Kasprzak, Janusz M Bujnicki, Stephen Douthwaite
YbeA is the m3Psi methyltransferase RlmH that targets nucleotide 1915 in 23S rRNA.
RNA: 2008, 14(10);2234-44
[PubMed:18755835] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Shu Ishikawa, Yoshitoshi Ogura, Mika Yoshimura, Hajime Okumura, Eunha Cho, Yoshikazu Kawai, Ken Kurokawa, Taku Oshima, Naotake Ogasawara
Distribution of stable DnaA-binding sites on the Bacillus subtilis genome detected using a modified ChIP-chip method.
DNA Res: 2007, 14(4);155-68
[PubMed:17932079] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)