GapMind for catabolism of small carbon sources

 

2-deoxy-D-ribose catabolism in Indibacter alkaliphilus LW1

Best path

deoP, deoK, deoC, adh, ackA, pta

Rules

Overview: Deoxyribose utilization in GapMind is based on MetaCyc pathways 2-deoxy-D-ribose degradation I via deoxyribose 5-phosphate aldolase (link) and pathway II via oxidation to 2-deoxy-3-dehydro-D-ribonate (link).

19 steps (14 with candidates)

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Step Description Best candidate 2nd candidate
deoP deoxyribose transporter A33Q_RS12620
deoK deoxyribokinase A33Q_RS18490
deoC deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase A33Q_RS12185
adh acetaldehyde dehydrogenase (not acylating) A33Q_RS17405 A33Q_RS18985
ackA acetate kinase A33Q_RS08720
pta phosphate acetyltransferase A33Q_RS08725 A33Q_RS09245
Alternative steps:
aacS acetoacetyl-CoA synthetase
acs acetyl-CoA synthetase, AMP-forming A33Q_RS10705 A33Q_RS06220
ald-dh-CoA acetaldehyde dehydrogenase, acylating
atoA acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, A subunit A33Q_RS13345 A33Q_RS21805
atoB acetyl-CoA C-acetyltransferase A33Q_RS16150 A33Q_RS12225
atoD acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, B subunit A33Q_RS13350 A33Q_RS21805
deoxyribonate-dehyd 2-deoxy-D-ribonate 3-dehydrogenase A33Q_RS07800 A33Q_RS16695
deoxyribonate-transport 2-deoxy-D-ribonate transporter
drdehyd-alpha 2-deoxy-D-ribose dehydrogenase, alpha subunit A33Q_RS05720 A33Q_RS21355
drdehyd-beta 2-deoxy-D-ribose dehydrogenase, beta subunit A33Q_RS21360
drdehyd-cytc 2-deoxyribose-D dehydrogenase, cytochrome c component
garK glycerate 2-kinase A33Q_RS04395
ketodeoxyribonate-cleavage 2-deoxy-3-keto-D-ribonate cleavage enzyme

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 24 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).

For more information, see:

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