HMM Summary Page: TIGR02938

Functionnitrogen fixation negative regulator NifL
Gene SymbolnifL
Trusted Cutoff242.45
Domain Trusted Cutoff242.45
Noise Cutoff160.20
Domain Noise Cutoff160.20
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length494
Mainrole CategoryCentral intermediary metabolism
Subrole CategoryNitrogen fixation
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMay 22 2006 10:21PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentNifL is a modulator of the nitrogen fixation positive regulator protein NifA, and is therefore a negative regulator. It binds NifA. NifA and NifL are encoded by adjacent genes.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID: 16417511 RT Role of the central region of NifL in conformational switches that regulate nitrogen fixation. RA Little R, Martinez-Argudo I, Dixon R RL Biochem Soc Trans. 2006 Feb;34(Pt 1):162-4.