HMM Summary Page: TIGR02855

Functionsporulation peptidase YabG
Gene SymbolyabG
Trusted Cutoff270.40
Domain Trusted Cutoff270.40
Noise Cutoff100.20
Domain Noise Cutoff100.20
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length283
Mainrole CategoryCellular processes
Subrole CategorySporulation and germination
Gene Ontology TermGO:0008233: peptidase activity molecular_function
GO:0030436: asexual sporulation biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMar 1 2006 3:54PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this family are the protein YabG, demonstrated for Bacillus subtilis to be an endopeptidase able to release N-terminal peptides from a number of sporulation proteins, including CotT, CotF, and SpoIVA. It appears to be expressed under control of sigma-K.
ReferencesRN [1] RM 11040425 RT The yabG gene of Bacillus subtilis encodes a sporulation specific protease which is involved in the processing of several spore coat proteins. RA Takamatsu H, Imamura A, Kodama T, Asai K, Ogasawara N, Watabe K. RL FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2000 Nov 1;192(1):33-8. RN [2] RM 10714992 RT The Bacillus subtilis yabG gene is transcribed by SigK RNA polymerase during sporulation, and yabG mutant spores have altered coat protein composition. RA Takamatsu H, Kodama T, Imamura A, Asai K, Kobayashi K, Nakayama T, Ogasawara N, Watabe K. RL J Bacteriol. 2000 Apr;182(7):1883-8.
Genome PropertyGenProp0610: endospore formation marker gene set (HMM)