HMM Summary Page: TIGR00400

Functionmagnesium transporter
Gene SymbolmgtE
Trusted Cutoff232.75
Domain Trusted Cutoff232.75
Noise Cutoff179.75
Domain Noise Cutoff179.75
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length450
Mainrole CategoryTransport and binding proteins
Subrole CategoryCations and iron carrying compounds
Gene Ontology TermGO:0015095: magnesium ion transmembrane transporter activity molecular_function
GO:0015693: magnesium ion transport biological_process
AuthorLoftus BJ
Entry DateApr 20 1999 2:08PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis family of prokaryotic proteins models a class of Mg++ transporter first described in Bacillus firmus. May form a homodimer.
ReferencesRM 98283691 RT Microbial magnesium transport: unusual transporters searching for identity. RA Smith RL, Maguire ME RL Mol Microbiol 1998 Apr;28(2):217-26 SE TIGR GA hmmls DR URL; DR PFAM; PF01769 DR InterPro; IPR002665 RM 7868596 RT Cloning and characterization of MgtE, a putative new class of Mg2+ transporter from Bacillus firmus OF4. RA Smith RL, Thompson LJ, Maguire ME RL J Bacteriol 1995 Mar;177(5):1233-8