HMM Summary Page: TIGR04299

Functionputrescine-ornithine antiporter
Gene SymbolpotE
Trusted Cutoff560.00
Domain Trusted Cutoff560.00
Noise Cutoff550.00
Domain Noise Cutoff550.00
Isology Typeequivalog
HMM Length430
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMar 22 2012 5:02PM
Last ModifiedMar 22 2012 5:09PM
CommentMembers of this protein family are putrescine-ornithine antiporter. They work together with an enzyme that decarboxylates ornithine to putrescine. This two-gene system has the net effect of removing a protein from the cytosol, providing transient resistance to acid conditions.
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:22247134 RT Evidence of two functionally distinct ornithine decarboxylation systems in lactic Acid bacteria. RA Romano A, Trip H, Lonvaud-Funel A, Lolkema JS, Lucas PM RL Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Mar;78(6):1953-61.
Genome PropertyGenProp0871: decarboxylation/antiport proton-motive cycle: ornithine-putrescine (HMM)