HMM Summary Page: TIGR03940

Functionpoly-beta-1,6-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine biosynthesis protein PgaD
Gene SymbolpgaD
Trusted Cutoff31.45
Domain Trusted Cutoff31.45
Noise Cutoff24.20
Domain Noise Cutoff24.20
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length141
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateFeb 12 2010 3:43PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this protein family are PgaD, essential to the production of poly-beta-1,6-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (PGA). This cytoplasmic membrane protein appears to be an auxiliary subunit to the PGA synthase, PgaC (TIGR03937).
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:15090514 RT The pgaABCD locus of Escherichia coli promotes the synthesis of a polysaccharide adhesin required for biofilm formation. RA Wang X, Preston JF 3rd, Romeo T RL J Bacteriol. 2004 May;186(9):2724-34.
Genome PropertyGenProp0907: poly-beta-1,6 N-acetyl-D-glucosamine system, PgaABCD type (HMM)