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Categories containing this gene/protein

transcription factors and their control, phosphoproteins

This gene is a member of the following regulons

The YfiK regulon


  • Coordinates on the chromosome (coding sequence): 905,010 -> 905,672
  • The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

    Protein family

    Paralogous protein(s)

    Kinetic information



  • phosphorylated by YfiJ on an Asp residue
  • Cofactors

    Effectors of protein activity



  • cytoplasm (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Interactions

  • YfiJ-YfiK
  • Additional information

    Expression and Regulation


  • yfiJ-yfiK PubMed
  • Sigma factor


    Regulatory mechanism

    Additional information

    Biological materials


  • MGNA-C301 (yfiK::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


    Stubbendieck RM, Straight PD

    Escape from Lethal Bacterial Competition through Coupled Activation of Antibiotic Resistance and a Mobilized Subpopulation

    PLoS Genet. 2015 Dec 8;11(12):e1005722. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005722. Erratum in: PLoS Genet. 2016 Jan;12(1):e1005807. PubMed PMID: 26647299; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4672918.
    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.
    Yamamoto H, Uchiyama S, Sekiguchi J

    The Bacillus subtilis chromosome region near 78 degrees contains the genes encoding a new two-component system, three ABC transporters and a lipase

    Gene. 1996 Nov 28;181(1-2):147-51. PubMed PMID: 8973323.
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