B. subtilis

Dan Jacobson danj at welchdev.welch.jhu.edu
Wed Aug 18 14:19:10 EST 1993


Andre writes:

>Does anybody know what is the nrg29 operon and the nrgA and nrgB
>genes of Bacillus subtilis ?

There's some information available from the header of the Genbank entry
for the nrg29 operon and the nrgA and nrgB genes.

It would appear that they may be membrane-associated proteins and nrgB
is a PII-like protein.

The reference mentioned below may be of more help.

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LOCUS       BACNRGABO    2157 bp ds-DNA             BCT       30-SEP-1992
DEFINITION  Bacillus subtilis operon membrane-associated protein (nrgA) gene,
            complete cds, PII-like protein (nrgB) gene, complete cds.
ACCESSION   L03216
KEYWORDS    PII-like protein; membrane-associated protein; nrg29 operon;
            nrgA gene; nrgB gene.
SOURCE      Bacillus subtilis (strain 168) DNA.
  ORGANISM  Bacillus subtilis
            Prokaryotae; Firmicutes; Endospore-forming rods and cocci;
            Bacillaceae.
REFERENCE   1  (bases 1 to 2157)
  AUTHORS   Wray,L.V.Jr.., Atkinson,M.R. and Fisher,S.H.
  TITLE     Nucleotide sequence of the Bacillus subtilis nrg29 operon
  JOURNAL   Unpublished (1992)
  STANDARD  full automatic
FEATURES             Location/Qualifiers
     CDS             126..1340
                     /function="unknown"
                     /gene="nrgA"
                     /citation=[1]
                     /note="putative"
                     /product="membrane-associated protein"
                     /codon_start=1

.....

    CDS             1352..1702
                     /function="unknown"
                     /gene="nrgB"
                     /citation=[1]
                     /note="putative"
                     /product="PII-like protein"
                     /codon_start=1
 
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Best of luck,

Dan Jacobson

danj at welchgate.welch.jhu.edu



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