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walR

walR

two-component response regulator (OmpR family), controls cell wall metabolism
locus
BSU40410
pI
4.88
mw
27.08 kDa
protein length
235 aa Sequence Blast
gene length
705 bp Sequence Blast
function
control of cell wall metabolism
product
two-component response regulator (OmpR family)
essential
yes
synonyms
yycF

Genomic Context

      

categories

  • [category|SW 1|Cellular processes] → [category|SW 1.1|Cell envelope and cell division] → [category|SW 1.1.5|Cell wall/ other]
  • [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 3.4.2.1|Two-component system response regulators]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.1|Essential genes]
  • [category|SW 6|Groups of genes] → [category|SW 6.4|Phosphoproteins] → [category|SW 6.4.2|Phosphorylation on an Asp residue]
  • Gene

    Coordinates
    4,153,696 → 4,154,403

    Phenotypes of a mutant

  • essential [Pubmed|12682299]
  • a constitutively active form of [protein|7F340423A34CE40D1F1AA8D373F7C4B859A6496D|WalR] ([protein|7F340423A34CE40D1F1AA8D373F7C4B859A6496D|WalR]-R204C) results in constitutive expression of the [protein|7F340423A34CE40D1F1AA8D373F7C4B859A6496D|WalR] regulon, and in combination with a ''[gene|DB09F1C36257F511A84A083967A25A9D46744D14|sepF]'' mutation to the formation of cell wall-less L-forms [Pubmed|22122227]
  • The protein

    Protein family

  • [SW|OmpR family] of two-component response regulators
  • Modification

  • phosphorylated by [protein|E88978809272FAC2520DB4ABCA0554F8028F3451|WalK] on an Asp residue
  • phosphorylated by [protein|23FF4A00C36EC1B7297F51A9EF3579B41F0B7EBA|PrkC] on Thr-101, this stimulates [protein|7F340423A34CE40D1F1AA8D373F7C4B859A6496D|WalR] activity [Pubmed|26102633]
  • Effectors of protein activity

  • phosphorylation likely affects DNA-binding activity
  • Structure

  • [PDB|2D1V] (DNA binding domain), [PDB|2ZWM] (receiver domain)
  • [SW|Localization]

  • cytoplasm (according to Swiss-Prot)
  • Expression and Regulation

    Operons

    genes
    [gene|7F340423A34CE40D1F1AA8D373F7C4B859A6496D|walR]-[gene|E88978809272FAC2520DB4ABCA0554F8028F3451|walK]-[gene|06D2D03C65D50E3909B2C93835193815B6016967|yycH]-[gene|EE681C9A42FCC29CBB55CC9566EE4CFF986D0F1D|yycI]-[gene|D5321F707E183E72B225F1CED2F2FDCB1183B88A|walJ]-[gene|75B8C37E589C855D2BAD7FB51B9600E161ACFBD3|htrC]
    description
    [Pubmed|9829949]

    regulation

  • ''htrC'' transcript expressed during sporulation [Pubmed|9829949]
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    Biological materials

    Mutant

  • MGNA-B828 (yycF::erm), available at the [https://shigen.nig.ac.jp/bsub/resource/strainGeneDisrupted/detail/1827 NBRP B. subtilis, Japan]
  • Expression vector

  • pGP2633, constitutive expression in ''B. subtilis'' (based on [SW|pBQ200]), available in [SW|Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • pGP2635, expression of His-[protein|7F340423A34CE40D1F1AA8D373F7C4B859A6496D|WalR] in ''E. coli'' (based on [SW|pWH844]), available in [SW|Jörg Stülke]'s lab
  • Labs working on this gene/protein

  • [SW|Kevin Devine], Dublin
  • References

    Reviews

  • 19019149,18245295,18792692,22126136,10094672
  • The [SW|WalR regulon]

  • 17581128,10878122,12950927,23199363
  • Other original Publications

  • 18573169,17350627,10094672,17827301,9829949,16030236,20111065,20167622,20834167,24125693,22122227,24125693,24490131,18789936,26102633