HMM Summary Page: TIGR02749

Functionsolanesyl diphosphate synthase
Gene Symbolsds
Trusted Cutoff383.20
Domain Trusted Cutoff383.20
Noise Cutoff328.30
Domain Noise Cutoff328.30
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number2.5.1.-
HMM Length322
Mainrole CategoryBiosynthesis of cofactors, prosthetic groups, and carriers
Subrole CategoryMenaquinone and ubiquinone
Gene Ontology TermGO:0010236: plastoquinone biosynthetic process biological_process
GO:0050347: trans-octaprenyltranstransferase activity molecular_function
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateDec 21 2005 11:29AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this family all are from cyanobacteria or plastid-containing eukaryotes. A member from Arabidopsis (where both plastoquinone and ubiquinone contain the C(45) prenyl moiety) was characterized by heterologous expression as a solanesyl diphosphate synthase.
ReferencesRM 12437513 RT Cloning and kinetic characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana solanesyl diphosphate synthase. RA Hirooka K, Bamba T, Fukusaki E, Kobayashi A. RL Biochem J. 2003 Mar 1;370(Pt 2):679-86.