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Categories containing this gene/protein

utilization of specific carbon sources, transcription factors and their control, membrane proteins, phosphoproteins

This gene is a member of the following regulons

The LytT regulon


  • Coordinates on the chromosome (coding sequence): 2,955,783 -> 2,956,508
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

    Protein family

    Paralogous protein(s)

    Kinetic information



  • phosphorylated on Asp by LytS
  • Cofactors

    Effectors of protein activity



  • cell membrane (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Interactions

  • LytT-LytS
  • Additional information

    Expression and Regulation


  • lytT PubMed
  • Sigma factor


    Regulatory mechanism

    Additional information

    Biological materials


  • MGNA-A014 (lytT::erm), available at the NBRP B. subtilis, Japan
  • Expression vector

    lacZ fusion

    GFP fusion

    two-hybrid system

    FLAG-tag construct


    Labs working on this gene/protein


    van den Esker MH, Kovács ÁT, Kuipers OP

    YsbA and LytST are essential for pyruvate utilization in Bacillus subtilis

    Environ Microbiol. 2017 Jan;19(1):83-94. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13454. Epub 2016 Aug 9. PubMed PMID: 27422364.
    Fabret C, Feher VA, Hoch JA

    Two-component signal transduction in Bacillus subtilis: how one organism sees its world

    J Bacteriol. 1999 Apr;181(7):1975-83. Review. PubMed PMID: 10094672; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC93607.
    Wipat A, Carter N, Brignell SC, Guy BJ, Piper K, Sanders J, Emmerson PT, Harwood CR

    The dnaB-pheA (256 degrees-240 degrees) region of the Bacillus subtilis chromosome containing genes responsible for stress responses, the utilization of plant cell walls and primary metabolism

    Microbiology. 1996 Nov;142 ( Pt 11):3067-78. PubMed PMID: 8969504.
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