HMM Summary Page: TIGR02406

Functiondiaminobutyrate acetyltransferase
Gene SymbolectA
Trusted Cutoff120.60
Domain Trusted Cutoff120.60
Noise Cutoff63.05
Domain Noise Cutoff63.05
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number2.3.1.178
HMM Length157
Mainrole CategoryCellular processes
Subrole CategoryAdaptations to atypical conditions
Gene Ontology TermGO:0016407: acetyltransferase activity molecular_function
GO:0019491: ectoine biosynthetic process biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateDec 17 2004 5:08PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis enzyme family is the EctA of ectoine biosynthesis. Ectoine is a compatible solute, analagous to trehalose, betaines, etc., found often in halotolerant organisms. EctA is L-2,4-diaminobutyric acid acetyltransferase, also called DABA acetyltransferase.
Genome PropertyGenProp0268: ectoine biosynthesis (HMM)