GapMind for catabolism of small carbon sources

 

propionate catabolism in Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough

Best path

lctP, prpE, pco, hpcD, dddA, iolA

Rules

Overview: Propionate degradation in GapMind is based on MetaCyc pathways for the 2-methylcitrate cycle (link, link) and for propanoyl-CoA degradation (link, link).

24 steps (7 with candidates)

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Step Description Best candidate 2nd candidate
lctP propionate permease DVU3284 DVU2110
prpE propionyl-CoA synthetase DVU2969 DVU0748
pco propanyl-CoA oxidase DVU2064
hpcD 3-hydroxypropionyl-CoA dehydratase
dddA 3-hydroxypropionate dehydrogenase
iolA malonate semialdehyde dehydrogenase (CoA-acylating) DVU3319
Alternative steps:
acn (2R,3S)-2-methylcitrate dehydratase
acnD 2-methylcitrate dehydratase (2-methyl-trans-aconitate forming)
epi methylmalonyl-CoA epimerase
mcm-large methylmalonyl-CoA mutase, large (catalytic) subunit
mcm-small methylmalonyl-CoA mutase, small (adenosylcobamide-binding) subunit
mcmA methylmalonyl-CoA mutase, fused catalytic and adenosylcobamide-binding components
mctC propionate:H+ symporter DVU0446
mctP propionate permease
pccA propionyl-CoA carboxylase, alpha subunit DVU1834 DVU2226
pccA1 propionyl-CoA carboxylase, biotin carboxyl carrier subunit DVU1834 DVU2226
pccA2 propionyl-CoA carboxylase, biotin carboxylase subunit
pccB propionyl-CoA carboxylase, beta subunit
prpB 2-methylisocitrate lyase
prpC 2-methylcitrate synthase
prpD 2-methylcitrate dehydratase
prpF methylaconitate isomerase
putP propionate transporter; proline:Na+ symporter
SLC5A8 sodium-coupled monocarboxylate transporter

Confidence: high confidence medium confidence low confidence
transporter – transporters and PTS systems are shaded because predicting their specificity is particularly challenging.

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.

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