GapMind for catabolism of small carbon sources

 

2-deoxy-D-ribose catabolism in Devosia chinhatensis IPL18

Best path

deoP, deoK, deoC, adh, acs

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 (10 with candidates)

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Step Description Best candidate 2nd candidate
deoP deoxyribose transporter
deoK deoxyribokinase VE26_RS15370 VE26_RS13025
deoC deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase VE26_RS16605
adh acetaldehyde dehydrogenase (not acylating) VE26_RS16610 VE26_RS00905
acs acetyl-CoA synthetase, AMP-forming VE26_RS09030 VE26_RS12240
Alternative steps:
aacS acetoacetyl-CoA synthetase VE26_RS12240
ackA acetate kinase
ald-dh-CoA acetaldehyde dehydrogenase, acylating
atoA acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, A subunit
atoB acetyl-CoA C-acetyltransferase VE26_RS12225
atoD acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, B subunit
deoxyribonate-dehyd 2-deoxy-D-ribonate 3-dehydrogenase VE26_RS03510 VE26_RS02030
deoxyribonate-transport 2-deoxy-D-ribonate transporter
drdehyd-alpha 2-deoxy-D-ribose dehydrogenase, alpha subunit
drdehyd-beta 2-deoxy-D-ribose dehydrogenase, beta subunit
drdehyd-cytc 2-deoxyribose-D dehydrogenase, cytochrome c component VE26_RS12420
garK glycerate 2-kinase VE26_RS16090
ketodeoxyribonate-cleavage 2-deoxy-3-keto-D-ribonate cleavage enzyme
pta phosphate acetyltransferase VE26_RS03630 VE26_RS06505

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