Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 : slr1878

ORF IDslr1878
Gene namecpcE
Definitionphycocyanin alpha subunit phycocyanobilin lyase, CpcE subunit
Position1229120..1229938    
Length272 aa
819 bp   +upstreambp   +downstreambp
CyanoBaseslr1878 cpcE phycocyanin alpha phycocyanobilin lyase CpcE
UniProtP73638 Phycocyanobilin lyase subunit alpha (EC 4.-.-.-) (Phycocyanin operon protein cpcE).
KOK02288 cpcE; phycocyanobilin lyase subunit alpha [EC:4.4.1.32]
Pfam / Prositepf:HEAT_PBS
pf:HEAT_PBS
pf:HEAT_PBS
pf:HEAT_PBS
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CommentPHYSIOLOGICAL-ROLE: binds a phycocyanobilin at Cys-84 of C-PC PROTEIN-FUNCTION: involved in an heterodimeric lyase complex with CpcF PROTEIN-FAMILY: phycobiliprotein lyases OTHER COMMENTS: function characterized in Synechococcus sp. PCC7002 (Fairchild et al. 1992 - PMID:1495995)
Remark
Mutant
Category
Photosynthesis - antenna proteins
Reference
1. Zhou J, Gasparich GE, Stirewalt VL, de Lorimier R, Bryant DA (1992) The cpcE and cpcF genes of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. Construction and phenotypic characterization of interposon mutants. J Biol Chem 267:16138-45 [PMID:1644801]
2. Swanson RV, Zhou J, Leary JA, Williams T, de Lorimier R, Bryant DA, Glazer AN (1992) Characterization of phycocyanin produced by cpcE and cpcF mutants andidentification of an intergenic suppressor of the defect in bilinattachment. J Biol Chem 267:16146-54 [PMID:1644802]
3. Fairchild CD, Zhao J, Zhou J, Colson SE, Bryant DA, Glazer AN (1992) Phycocyanin alpha-subunit phycocyanobilin lyase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 89:7017-21. [PMID:1495995]
4. Tooley AJ, Cai YA, Glazer AN (2001) Biosynthesis of a fluorescent cyanobacterial C-phycocyanin holo-alphasubunit in a heterologous host. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:10560-5 [PMID:11553806]
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