HMM Summary Page: TIGR03612

Functionpyrimidine utilization protein A
Gene SymbolrutA
Trusted Cutoff498.30
Domain Trusted Cutoff498.30
Noise Cutoff434.65
Domain Noise Cutoff434.65
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length355
AuthorSelengut J
Entry DateJun 6 2008 12:03PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis protein is observed in operons extremely similar to that characterized in E. coli K-12 [1] responsible for the import and catabolism of pyrimidines, primarily uracil. This protein is a member of the luciferase family defined by PF00296 and is likely a FMN-dependent monoxygenase.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:16540542 RT A previously undescribed pathway for pyrimidine catabolism. RA Loh KD, Gyaneshwar P, Markenscoff Papadimitriou E, Fong R, Kim KS, Parales R, Zhou Z, Inwood W, Kustu S RL Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Mar 28;103(13):5114-9. Epub 2006 Mar 15.
Genome PropertyGenProp0813: pyrimidine utilization operon, RutABCDEFGR (HMM)