HMM Summary Page: TIGR03381

FunctionN-carbamoylputrescine amidase
Gene SymbolaguB
Trusted Cutoff410.25
Domain Trusted Cutoff410.25
Noise Cutoff304.05
Domain Noise Cutoff304.05
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number3.5.1.53
HMM Length279
Mainrole CategoryCentral intermediary metabolism
Subrole CategoryPolyamine biosynthesis
Gene Ontology TermGO:0005737: cytoplasm cellular_component
GO:0009446: putrescine biosynthetic process biological_process
GO:0050126: N-carbamoylputrescine amidase activity molecular_function
AuthorHaft DH, Harkins DM
Entry DateApr 6 2007 4:21PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this family are N-carbamoylputrescine amidase ( Bacterial genes are designated AguB. The AguAB pathway replaces SpeB for conversion of agmatine to putrescine in two steps rather than one.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID: 12634339 RT Identification of the putrescine biosynthetic genes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and characterization of agmatine deiminase and N-carbamoylputrescine amidohydrolase of the arginine decarboxylase pathway. RA Nakada Y, Itoh Y RL Microbiology. 2003 Mar;149(Pt 3):707-14.
Genome PropertyGenProp0738: agmatine to putrescine via N-carbamoylputrescine (HMM)