HMM Summary Page: TIGR02479

FunctionRNA polymerase sigma factor, FliA/WhiG family
Trusted Cutoff189.60
Domain Trusted Cutoff189.60
Noise Cutoff153.20
Domain Noise Cutoff153.20
Isology Typesubfamily
HMM Length224
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateFeb 22 2005 4:54PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMost members of this family are the flagellar operon sigma factor FliA, controlling transcription of bacterial flagellar genes by RNA polymerase. An exception is the sigma factor WhiG in the genus Streptomyces, involved in the production of sporulating aerial mycelium.
ReferencesRM 2507166 RT The developmental fate of S. coelicolor hyphae depends upon a gene product homologous with the motility sigma factor of B. subtilis. RA Chater KF, Bruton CJ, Plaskitt KA, Buttner MJ, Mendez C, Helmann JD. RL Cell. 1989 Oct 6;59(1):133-43.
Genome PropertyGenProp0884: flagellar regulation (HMM)