HMM Summary Page: TIGR04092

FunctionD-alanyl-lipoteichoic acid biosynthesis protein DltD
Gene SymboldltD
Trusted Cutoff150.00
Domain Trusted Cutoff150.00
Noise Cutoff125.00
Domain Noise Cutoff125.00
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length383
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateNov 30 2010 11:42AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentMembers of this protein family are DltD, part of the DltABCD system widely distributed in the Firmicutes for D-alanylation of lipoteichoic acids. The most common form of LTA, as in Staphylococcus aureus, has a backbone of polyglycerolphosphate.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:17434999 RT Functional analysis of D-alanylation of lipoteichoic acid in the probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. RA Perea Velez M, Verhoeven TL, Draing C, Von Aulock S, Pfitzenmaier M, Geyer A, Lambrichts I, Grangette C, Pot B, Vanderleyden J, De Keersmaecker SC RL Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Jun;73(11):3595-604. Epub 2007 Apr 13.
Genome PropertyGenProp0958: D-alanyl-lipoteichoic acid biosynthesis (HMM)