HMM Summary Page: TIGR02973

Functionperiplasmic nitrate reductase, NapE protein
Gene SymbolnapE
Trusted Cutoff68.80
Domain Trusted Cutoff68.80
Noise Cutoff66.75
Domain Noise Cutoff66.75
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length42
Mainrole CategoryEnergy metabolism
Subrole CategoryAnaerobic
Gene Ontology TermGO:0008940: nitrate reductase activity molecular_function
GO:0009325: nitrate reductase complex cellular_component
GO:0042126: nitrate metabolic process biological_process
GO:0055114: oxidation-reduction process biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateJun 21 2006 10:52AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentNapE, homologous to TorE (TIGR02972), is a membrane protein of unknown function that is part of the periplasmic nitrate reductase system; it may be part of the enzyme complex. The periplasmic nitrate reductase allows for nitrate respiration in anaerobic conditions.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID: 14663073 RT The Bradyrhizobium japonicum napEDABC genes encoding the periplasmic nitrate reductase are essential for nitrate respiration. RA Delgado MJ, Bonnard N, Tresierra-Ayala A, Bedmar EJ, Muller P RL Microbiology. 2003 Dec;149(Pt 12):3395-403.
Genome PropertyGenProp0200: periplasmic nitrate reductase (HMM)