HMM Summary Page: TIGR00067

Functionglutamate racemase
Gene SymbolmurI
Trusted Cutoff146.65
Domain Trusted Cutoff146.65
Noise Cutoff78.55
Domain Noise Cutoff78.55
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number5.1.1.3
HMM Length251
Mainrole CategoryCell envelope
Subrole CategoryBiosynthesis and degradation of murein sacculus and peptidoglycan
Gene Ontology TermGO:0008881: glutamate racemase activity molecular_function
GO:0009252: peptidoglycan biosynthetic process biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateApr 20 1999 2:07PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis family consists of glutamate racemase, a protein required for making the UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-pentapeptide used as a precursor in bacterial peptidoglycan biosynthesis. The most closely related proteins differing in function are aspartate racemases.
ReferencesSE TIGR DR HAMAP; MF_00258; 235 of 240
Genome PropertyGenProp0158: peptidoglycan(murein) biosynthesis (HMM)