HMM Summary Page: TIGR01252

Functionalpha-acetolactate decarboxylase
Gene SymbolbudA
Trusted Cutoff180.65
Domain Trusted Cutoff180.65
Noise Cutoff80.80
Domain Noise Cutoff80.80
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number4.1.1.5
HMM Length232
Mainrole CategoryEnergy metabolism
Subrole CategoryFermentation
Gene Ontology TermGO:0006113: fermentation biological_process
GO:0045151: acetoin biosynthetic process biological_process
GO:0047605: acetolactate decarboxylase activity molecular_function
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMay 18 2001 9:56AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentPuruvate can be fermented to 2,3-butanediol. It is first converted to alpha-acetolactate by alpha-acetolactate synthase, then decarboxylated to acetoin by this enzyme. Acetoin can be reduced in some species to 2,3-butanediol by acetoin reductase.
Genome PropertyGenProp0272: pyruvate fermentation to acetoin (HMM)