GapMind for catabolism of small carbon sources


Finding step gyaR for D-xylose catabolism in Pedobacter sp. GW460-11-11-14-LB5

5 candidates for gyaR: glyoxylate reductase

Score Gene Description Similar to Id. Cov. Bits Other hit Other id. Other bits
hi CA265_RS17230 D-glycerate dehydrogenase Glyoxylate reductase; EC (characterized) 45% 95% 246.1 2-ketogluconate 6-phosphate reductase (EC 41% 214.5
med CA265_RS12240 phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase Glyoxylate reductase; EC (uncharacterized) 37% 97% 192.2 phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase; EC 36% 182.6
lo CA265_RS23175 phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase Glyoxylate reductase; EC (characterized) 34% 86% 167.5 Hydroxypyruvate reductase; HPR; EC 35% 181.8
lo CA265_RS01080 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase glyoxylate reductase (EC; 4-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase (EC; glyoxylate reductase (NADP+) (EC (characterized) 33% 98% 157.9 NAD-dependent succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase (EC 36% 174.9
lo CA265_RS09010 3-phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase Glyoxylate reductase 1; EC (characterized) 31% 79% 125.2 Hydroxypyruvate reductase; HPR; EC 45% 229.9

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transporter – transporters and PTS systems are shaded because predicting their specificity is particularly challenging.

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Definition of step gyaR

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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 against a database of manually-curated proteins (most of which are experimentally characterized) or by using HMMer. 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. 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).

For more information, see the paper from 2019 on GapMind for amino acid biosynthesis, or view the source code.

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by Morgan Price, Arkin group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory