HMM Summary Page: TIGR04000

Functionbacillithiol biosynthesis deacetylase BshB2
Gene SymbolbshB2
Trusted Cutoff195.25
Domain Trusted Cutoff195.25
Noise Cutoff137.85
Domain Noise Cutoff137.85
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number3.-.-.-
HMM Length217
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMay 21 2010 11:56AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this protein family are BshB2 (YojG), an enzyme of bacillithiol biosynthesis; either BshB1 (YpjG) or BshB2 must be present, and often both are present. Bacillithiol is a low-molecular-weight thiol, an analog of glutathione and mycothiol, and is found largely in the Firmicutes.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:20308541 RT Biosynthesis and functions of bacillithiol, a major low-molecular-weight thiol in Bacilli. RA Gaballa A, Newton GL, Antelmann H, Parsonage D, Upton H, Rawat M, Claiborne A, Fahey RC, Helmann JD RL Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 6;107(14):6482-6.
Genome PropertyGenProp0927: bacillithiol biosynthesis (HMM)