HMM Summary Page: TIGR04010

Functionputative colanic acid polymerase WcaD
Gene SymbolwcaD
Trusted Cutoff589.65
Domain Trusted Cutoff589.65
Noise Cutoff485.65
Domain Noise Cutoff485.65
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length404
AuthorSelengut J
Entry DateJun 3 2010 11:57AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis membrane protein is believed to function as the colanic acid repeating unit polymerase (in an analagous fashion to wzy proteins in O-antigen polymerization).
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)