SubtiBank SubtiBank
remA
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remA

transcriptional regulator of the extracellular matrix genes, acts in parallel to SinR, AbrB, and DegU
locus
BSU15670
pI
7.18
mw
9.71 kDa
protein length
gene length
267 bp Sequence Blast
function
control of biofilm formation
product
regulator of the extracellular matrix genes
essential
no
synonyms
ylzA

Genomic Context

      

categories

  • [category|SW 3|Information processing] → [category|SW 3.4|Regulation of gene expression] → [category|SW 3.4.2|Transcription factors and their control] → [category|SW 3.4.2.5|Transcription factors/ other]
  • [category|SW 4|Lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1|Exponential and early post-exponential lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1.2|Biofilm formation]
  • [category|SW 4|Lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1|Exponential and early post-exponential lifestyles] → [category|SW 4.1.2|Biofilm formation] → [category|SW 4.1.2.5|Other proteins required for biofilm formation]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    1,641,672 → 1,641,941

    The protein

    Catalyzed reaction/ biological activity

  • binds opuAA, tapA, and epsA promoter regions (upstream of the actual promoter) to activate transcription [Pubmed|23646920]
  • binds DNA with high co-operativity due to low conserrvation of binding sites [Pubmed|23646920]
  • Protein family

  • UPF0296 family (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|A57D2C1536F3E93CD687C28C59FF297355CAB303|yloC]-[gene|6AF1CB8998BE9C71DF4F1201A7F74FF7E75CB799|remA]-[gene|1BC994DE60A7BB35DEDD7154581A396D29AA94A7|gmk]-[gene|921933B6B893083F151AABDEDCBC65F2E55677BE|yloH]

    description

  • [pubmed|22383849]
  • sigma factors

  • [protein|CFF318EE6CACDEE763FBF96A2ABB46E944679AAA|SigF]: sigma factor, [Pubmed|23396918], in [regulon|CFF318EE6CACDEE763FBF96A2ABB46E944679AAA|SigF regulon]
  • regulation

  • expressed during vegetative growth and early during sporulation in the forespore ([protein|CFF318EE6CACDEE763FBF96A2ABB46E944679AAA|SigF]) [Pubmed|23396918]
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    Labs working on this gene/protein

  • [SW|Daniel Kearns], Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, [http://www.bio.indiana.edu/facultyresearch/faculty/Kearns.html homepage]
  • References

    Reviews

  • 24988880
  • Original publications

  • 19363116,22329926,23123912,23396918,23646920,25035996