HMM Summary Page: TIGR03449

FunctionD-inositol-3-phosphate glycosyltransferase
Gene SymbolmshA
Trusted Cutoff462.50
Domain Trusted Cutoff462.50
Noise Cutoff386.10
Domain Noise Cutoff386.10
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number2.4.1.250
HMM Length406
Gene Ontology TermGO:0008194: UDP-glycosyltransferase activity molecular_function
GO:0010125: mycothiol biosynthetic process biological_process
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateJun 28 2007 10:55AM
Last ModifiedDec 12 2011 10:31PM
CommentMembers of this protein family, found exclusively in the Actinobacteria, are MshA, the glycosyltransferase of mycothiol biosynthesis. Mycothiol replaces glutathione in these species.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:16940050 RT Biochemistry of the initial steps of mycothiol biosynthesis. RA Newton GL, Ta P, Bzymek KP, Fahey RC RL J Biol Chem. 2006 Nov 10;281(45):33910-20.
Genome PropertyGenProp0753: mycothiol biosynthesis (HMM)