HMM Summary Page: TIGR02728

Functionspore coat protein GerQ
Gene SymbolgerQ
Trusted Cutoff88.95
Domain Trusted Cutoff88.95
Noise Cutoff41.75
Domain Noise Cutoff41.75
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length82
Mainrole CategoryCellular processes
Subrole CategorySporulation and germination
Gene Ontology TermGO:0003674: molecular_function molecular_function
GO:0030436: asexual sporulation biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateDec 9 2005 4:28PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this protein family are the spore coat protein GerQ of endospore-forming Firmicutes (low GC Gram-positive bacteria). This protein is cross-linked by a spore coat-associated transglutaminase.
ReferencesRM 15317760 RT Transglutaminase-mediated cross-linking of GerQ in the coats of Bacillus subtilis spores. RA Ragkousi K, Setlow P. RL J Bacteriol. 2004 Sep;186(17):5567-75.