HMM Summary Page: TIGR00065

AccessionTIGR00065
NameftsZ
Functioncell division protein FtsZ
Gene SymbolftsZ
Trusted Cutoff295.20
Domain Trusted Cutoff295.20
Noise Cutoff197.75
Domain Noise Cutoff197.75
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length353
Mainrole CategoryCellular processes
Subrole CategoryCell division
Gene Ontology TermGO:0000910: cytokinesis biological_process
GO:0000910: cytokinesis biological_process
GO:0000910: cytokinesis biological_process
GO:0003924: GTPase activity molecular_function
GO:0003924: GTPase activity molecular_function
GO:0003924: GTPase activity molecular_function
AuthorRichardson DL
Entry DateApr 20 1999 2:07PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis family consists of cell division protein FtsZ, a GTPase found in bacteria, the chloroplast of plants, and in archaebacteria. Structurally similar to tubulin, FtsZ undergoes GTP-dependent polymerization into filaments that form a cytoskeleton involved in septum synthesis.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID: 8016071 RT GTP-dependent polymerization of Escherichia coli FtsZ protein to form tubules. RA Bramhill D, Thompson CM RL Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1994 Jun 21;91(13):5813-7
Genome PropertyGenProp0206: bacterial cell division septum system (HMM)
GenProp0206: bacterial cell division septum system (HMM)
GenProp0206: bacterial cell division septum system (HMM)