GapMind for catabolism of small carbon sources


Alignments for a candidate for fru2-IIA in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1

Align PTS system, fructose-specific, IIA component, component of D-allose/D-ribose transporting Enzyme II complex (Fru2; IIA/IIB/IIC) (Patron et al. 2017). This system is similar to Frz of E. coli (TC#4.A.2.1.9) which is involved in environmental sensing, host adaptation and virulence (characterized)
to candidate 203047 SO3963 nitrogen regulatory IIA protein (NCBI ptt file)

Query= TCDB::Q3JZE3
         (149 letters)

          Length = 147

 Score = 61.6 bits (148), Expect = 5e-15
 Identities = 33/101 (32%), Positives = 57/101 (56%), Gaps = 2/101 (1%)

           + +  RE  G TGIGN IAIPHG+ + +T+P  ++      I ++ +D   V   +LFA+

              +   Q+HL  LS  A KL + Q++++L    +E ++ +

Lambda     K      H
   0.314    0.134    0.365 

Lambda     K      H
   0.267   0.0410    0.140 

Matrix: BLOSUM62
Gap Penalties: Existence: 11, Extension: 1
Number of Sequences: 1
Number of Hits to DB: 54
Number of extensions: 2
Number of successful extensions: 2
Number of sequences better than 1.0e-02: 1
Number of HSP's gapped: 1
Number of HSP's successfully gapped: 1
Length of query: 149
Length of database: 147
Length adjustment: 16
Effective length of query: 133
Effective length of database: 131
Effective search space:    17423
Effective search space used:    17423
Neighboring words threshold: 11
Window for multiple hits: 40
X1: 16 ( 7.2 bits)
X2: 38 (14.6 bits)
X3: 64 (24.7 bits)
S1: 42 (21.9 bits)
S2: 42 (20.8 bits)

This GapMind analysis is from Sep 17 2021. The underlying query database was built on Sep 17 2021.



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Each pathway is defined by a set of rules based on individual steps or genes. Candidates for each step are identified by using ublast (a fast alternative to protein BLAST) against a database of manually-curated proteins (most of which are experimentally characterized) or by using HMMer with enzyme models (usually from TIGRFam). Ublast hits may be split across two different proteins.

A candidate for a step is "high confidence" if either:

where "other" refers to the best ublast hit to a sequence that is not annotated as performing this step (and is not "ignored").

Otherwise, a candidate is "medium confidence" if either:

Other blast hits with at least 50% coverage are "low confidence."

Steps with no high- or medium-confidence candidates may be considered "gaps." For the typical bacterium that can make all 20 amino acids, there are 1-2 gaps in amino acid biosynthesis pathways. For diverse bacteria and archaea that can utilize a carbon source, there is a complete high-confidence catabolic pathway (including a transporter) just 38% of the time, and there is a complete medium-confidence pathway 63% of the time. Gaps may be due to:

GapMind relies on the predicted proteins in the genome and does not search the six-frame translation. In most cases, you can search the six-frame translation by clicking on links to Curated BLAST for each step definition (in the per-step page).

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If you notice any errors or omissions in the step descriptions, or any questionable results, please let us know

by Morgan Price, Arkin group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory