HMM Summary Page: TIGR02020

Function2-vinyl bacteriochlorophyllide hydratase
Gene SymbolbchF
Trusted Cutoff101.35
Domain Trusted Cutoff101.35
Noise Cutoff101.05
Domain Noise Cutoff101.05
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number4.2.1.-
HMM Length145
Mainrole CategoryEnergy metabolism
Subrole CategoryPhotosynthesis
Gene Ontology TermGO:0030494: bacteriochlorophyll biosynthetic process biological_process
AuthorSelengut J
Entry DateOct 15 2003 11:07AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis HMM represents the enzyme responsible for the first step in the modification of the ring A vinyl group of chlorophyllide a which (in part) distinguishes chlorophyll from bacteriochlorophyll [1]. This enzyme is aparrently absent from cyanobacteria (which do not use bacteriochlorophyll).
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID: 8385667 RT bchFNBH bacteriochlorophyll synthesis genes of Rhodobacter capsulatus and identification of the third subunit of light-independent protochlorophyllide reductase in bacteria and plants. RA Burke DH, Alberti M, Hearst JE. RL J Bacteriol. 1993 Apr;175(8):2414-22.
Genome PropertyGenProp0146: bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis from chlorophyllide a (HMM)