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Gene name yydJ
Essential no
Product ABC transporter (resistance), permease
Function control of LiaR-LiaS activity
Gene expression levels in SubtiExpress: yydJ
Interactions involving this protein in SubtInteract: YydJ
MW, pI 27 kDa, 9.469
Gene length, protein length 720 bp, 240 aa
Immediate neighbours yyzN, yydI
Get the DNA and protein sequences
(Barbe et al., 2009)
Genetic context
YydJ context.gif
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Expression at a glance   PubMed
YydJ expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein

ABC transporters, transcription factors and their control, membrane proteins

This gene is a member of the following regulons

AbrB regulon, Rok regulon

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag: BSU40140

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

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

Additional information

The protein

Basic information/ Evolution

  • Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity:
  • Protein family:
  • Paralogous protein(s):

Extended information on the protein

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

Database entries

  • Structure:
  • KEGG entry: [3]
  • E.C. number:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation: activated after transition to stationary phase(AbrB) PubMed
    • repressed by Rok PubMed
    • strongly repressed in response to glucose starvation in M9 medium PubMed
  • Regulatory mechanism:
  • Additional information:
    • the amount of the mRNA is substantially decreased upon depletion of RNase Y PubMed

Biological materials

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

Labs working on this gene/protein

Your additional remarks



Susanne Gebhard
ABC transporters of antimicrobial peptides in Firmicutes bacteria - phylogeny, function and regulation.
Mol Microbiol: 2012, 86(6);1295-317
[PubMed:23106164] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Original publications

Additional publications: PubMed

Lehnik-Habrink M, Schaffer M, Mäder U, Diethmaier C, Herzberg C, Stülke J  
RNA processing in Bacillus subtilis: identification of targets of the essential RNase Y. 
Mol Microbiol. 2011 81(6): 1459-1473. 

Bronwyn G Butcher, Yi-Pin Lin, John D Helmann
The yydFGHIJ operon of Bacillus subtilis encodes a peptide that induces the LiaRS two-component system.
J Bacteriol: 2007, 189(23);8616-25
[PubMed:17921301] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Mark Albano, Wiep Klaas Smits, Linh T Y Ho, Barbara Kraigher, Ines Mandic-Mulec, Oscar P Kuipers, David Dubnau
The Rok protein of Bacillus subtilis represses genes for cell surface and extracellular functions.
J Bacteriol: 2005, 187(6);2010-9
[PubMed:15743949] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Y Quentin, G Fichant, F Denizot
Inventory, assembly and analysis of Bacillus subtilis ABC transport systems.
J Mol Biol: 1999, 287(3);467-84
[PubMed:10092453] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)