HMM Summary Page: TIGR02934

Functionprobable nitrogen fixation protein FixT
Gene SymbolnifT
Trusted Cutoff41.00
Domain Trusted Cutoff41.00
Noise Cutoff37.40
Domain Noise Cutoff37.40
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length68
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMay 18 2006 11:16AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis largely uncharacterized protein family is assigned a role in nitrogen fixation by two criteria. First, its gene occurs, generally, among genes essential for expression of active nitrogenase. Second, its phylogenetic profile closely matches that of nitrogen-fixing bacteria. However, mutational studies in Klebsiella pneumoniae failed to demonstrate any phenotype for deletion or overexpression of the protein.
ReferencesDR PFAM; PF06988; NifT/FixU protein RN [1] RM PMID: 8631690 RT Perturbation of nifT expression in Klebsiella pneumoniae has limited effect on nitrogen fixation. RA Simon HM, Homer MJ, Roberts GP RL J Bacteriol. 1996 May;178(10):2975-7.
Genome PropertyGenProp0029: nitrogen fixation (HMM)