HMM Summary Page: TIGR04005

Functioncolanic acid biosynthesis glycosyltransferase WcaL
Gene SymbolwcaL
Trusted Cutoff537.60
Domain Trusted Cutoff537.60
Noise Cutoff537.40
Domain Noise Cutoff537.40
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number2.4.-.-
HMM Length406
AuthorSelengut J
Entry DateJun 3 2010 9:18AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis gene is one of the glycosyl transferases involved in the biosynthesis of colanic acid, an exopolysaccharide expressed in Enterobacteraceae species [1].
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:8759852 RT Organization of the Escherichia coli K-12 gene cluster responsible for production of the extracellular polysaccharide colanic acid. RA Stevenson G, Andrianopoulos K, Hobbs M, Reeves PR RL J Bacteriol. 1996 Aug;178(16):4885-93.
Genome PropertyGenProp0931: colanic acid biosynthesis (HMM)