Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 : slr0089

ORF IDslr0089
Gene nameVTE4
Definitiongamma-tocopherol methyltransferase, homolog of erg6/sed6
Position2896657..2897610    
Length317 aa
954 bp   +upstreambp   +downstreambp
CyanoBaseslr0089 gamma-tocopherol methyltransferase
UniProtQ55809 Delta(24)-sterol C-methyltransferase.
KOK05928 E2.1.1.95; tocopherol O-methyltransferase [EC:2.1.1.95]
Pfam / Prositepf:Ubie_methyltran
pf:CMAS
pf:TPMT
pf:UPF0020
pf:Methyltransf_4
pf:MTS
pf:MetW
pf:Methyltransf_11
pf:Methyltransf_12
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CommentA mutant lacking slr0089 accumulates gamma-tocopherol instead of alfa-tocopherol that is produced in wild type. Crude extracts of E. coli expressing slr0089 show gamma-tocopherol methyltransferase activity.
Remark
Mutantslr0089
Category
Ubiquinone and other terpenoid-quinone biosynthesis
Reference
1. Shintani D, DellaPenna D (1998) Elevating the vitamin E content of plants through metabolic engineering. Science 282:2098-100. [PMID:9851934]
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