HMM Summary Page: TIGR04009

Functioncolanic acid biosynthesis glycosyltransferase WcaE
Gene SymbolwcaE
Trusted Cutoff369.20
Domain Trusted Cutoff369.20
Noise Cutoff305.95
Domain Noise Cutoff305.95
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number2.4.-.-
HMM Length248
AuthorSelengut J
Entry DateJun 3 2010 11:50AM
Last ModifiedNov 16 2011 8:03AM
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)