HMM Summary Page: TIGR02856

Functionsporulation protein YqfC
Gene SymbolyqfC
Trusted Cutoff77.80
Domain Trusted Cutoff77.80
Noise Cutoff29.70
Domain Noise Cutoff29.70
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length85
Mainrole CategoryCellular processes
Subrole CategorySporulation and germination
Gene Ontology TermGO:0003674: molecular_function molecular_function
GO:0005575: cellular_component cellular_component
GO:0030436: asexual sporulation biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMar 1 2006 4:12PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis small protein, designated YqfC in Bacillus subtilis, is both restricted to and universal in sporulating species of the Firmcutes, such as Bacillus subtilis and Clostridium perfringens. It is part of the sigma(E)-controlled regulon, and its mutation leads to a sporulation defect.
ReferencesRN [1] RM 12662922 RT The sigmaE regulon and the identification of additional sporulation genes in Bacillus subtilis. RA Eichenberger P, Jensen ST, Conlon EM, van Ooij C, Silvaggi J, Gonzalez-Pastor JE, Fujita M, Ben-Yehuda S, Stragier P, Liu JS, Losick R. RL J Mol Biol. 2003 Apr 11;327(5):945-72.
Genome PropertyGenProp0610: endospore formation marker gene set (HMM)