HMM Summary Page: TIGR04016

Functioncolanic acid biosynthesis acetyltransferase WcaB
Gene SymbolwcaB
Trusted Cutoff194.65
Domain Trusted Cutoff194.65
Noise Cutoff116.75
Domain Noise Cutoff116.75
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number2.3.1.-
HMM Length146
AuthorSelengut J
Entry DateJun 4 2010 12:48PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis gene is one of the acetyl 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)