HMM Summary Page: TIGR02869

Functionspore cortex-lytic enzyme
Gene SymbolsleB
Trusted Cutoff236.50
Domain Trusted Cutoff236.50
Noise Cutoff197.25
Domain Noise Cutoff197.25
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length201
Mainrole CategoryCellular processes
Subrole CategorySporulation and germination
Gene Ontology TermGO:0003824: catalytic activity molecular_function
GO:0009847: spore germination biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMar 6 2006 12:30PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this protein family are the spore cortex-lytic enzyme SleB from Bacillus subtilis and other Gram-positive, endospore-forming bacterial species. This protein is stored in an inactive form in the spore and activated during germination.
ReferencesDR PFAM; PF07486; Hydrolase_2; Cell Wall Hydrolase DR PFAM; PF01471; PG_binding_1; Putative peptidoglycan binding domain RN [1] RM 8830707 RT A gene (sleB) encoding a spore cortex-lytic enzyme from Bacillus subtilis and response of the enzyme to L-alanine-mediated germination. RA Moriyama R, Hattori A, Miyata S, Kudoh S, Makino S. RL J Bacteriol. 1996 Oct;178(20):6059-63.