HMM Summary Page: TIGR01279

Functionlight-independent protochlorophyllide reductase, N subunit
Gene SymbolbchN
Trusted Cutoff419.95
Domain Trusted Cutoff419.95
Noise Cutoff140.30
Domain Noise Cutoff140.30
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number1.3.7.7
HMM Length407
Mainrole CategoryBiosynthesis of cofactors, prosthetic groups, and carriers
Subrole CategoryChlorophyll and bacteriochlorphyll
Gene Ontology TermGO:0015995: chlorophyll biosynthetic process biological_process
GO:0016491: oxidoreductase activity molecular_function
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateJun 21 2001 3:29PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis enzyme describes the N subunit of the dark form protochlorophyllide reductase, a nitrogenase-like enzyme involved in bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis. This subunit shows homology to the nitrogenase molybdenum-iron protein NifN.
ReferencesRM 10811655 RT Reconstitution of light-independent protochlorophyllide reductase from purified bchl and BchN-BchB subunits. In vitro confirmation of nitrogenase-like features of a bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis enzyme. RA Fujita Y, Bauer CE RL J Biol Chem 2000 Aug 4;275(31):23583-8 DR HAMAP; MF_00352; 79 of 79
Genome PropertyGenProp1004: light-independent protochlorophyllide reductase (HMM)