HMM Summary Page: TIGR04017

Functioncolanic acid biosynthesis glycosyltransferase WcaA
Gene SymbolwcaA
Trusted Cutoff495.75
Domain Trusted Cutoff495.75
Noise Cutoff495.55
Domain Noise Cutoff495.55
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number2.4.-.-
HMM Length279
AuthorSelengut J
Entry DateJun 4 2010 12:53PM
Last ModifiedNov 17 2011 9:24AM
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)