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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Polypeptide: oxidoreductase subunit



Gene: ynfF Accession Numbers: G6846 (EcoCyc), b1588, ECK1583

Regulation Summary Diagram: ?

Component of: putative selenate reductase (summary available)

Summary:
YnfF has been implicated as a Tat-dependent selenate reductase enzyme in E.coli. A ynfEF double null mutant is unable to reduce selenate to elemental selenium [Guymer09]. The disruption is specific to the initial selenate reduction process since selenium production is restored when selenite is added to the growth medium [Guymer09]. Production of either YnfE or YnfF from a plasmid restored the ability of the E. coli ynfEF double mutant to reduce selenate to selenium in vivo [Guymer09].

YnfF is highly similar to DmsA, the catalytic subunit of the dimethyl sulfoxide reductase heterotrimer, and cross-reacts with an anti-DmsA antibody. The protein is poorly expressed. When expressed together with DmsB and DmsC in a plasmid expression system, YnfF can form a complex with DmsB and DmsC, but the chimeric enzyme does not support growth on DMSO [Lubitz03].

The YnfF signal peptide can direct export through the twin arginine translocation (Tat) pathway and the general secretory pathway (Sec) pathway [TullmanErcek07].

YnfF is a predicted molybdoenzyme; deletion of ynfF does not confer a 6-N-hydroxylaminopurine (HAP)-sensitive phenotype [Kozmin07].

Locations: periplasmic space, inner membrane

Map Position: [1,658,580 -> 1,661,003] (35.75 centisomes)
Length: 2424 bp / 807 aa

Molecular Weight of Polypeptide: 89.987 kD (from nucleotide sequence)

Unification Links: ASAP:ABE-0005307 , DIP:DIP-12766N , EchoBASE:EB3605 , EcoGene:EG13844 , EcoliWiki:b1588 , ModBase:P77783 , OU-Microarray:b1588 , PortEco:ynfF , Pride:P77783 , Protein Model Portal:P77783 , RefSeq:NP_416105 , RegulonDB:G6846 , SMR:P77783 , String:511145.b1588 , UniProt:P77783

Relationship Links: InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR006311 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR006655 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR006656 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR006657 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR006963 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR009010 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR011888 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR027467 , Pfam:IN-FAMILY:PF00384 , Pfam:IN-FAMILY:PF01568 , Pfam:IN-FAMILY:PF04879 , Prosite:IN-FAMILY:PS00490 , Prosite:IN-FAMILY:PS00551 , Prosite:IN-FAMILY:PS00932 , Prosite:IN-FAMILY:PS51318 , Prosite:IN-FAMILY:PS51669 , Smart:IN-FAMILY:SM00926

In Paralogous Gene Group: 222 (14 members)

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Genetic Regulation Schematic: ?

GO Terms:

Biological Process: GO:0045333 - cellular respiration Inferred by computational analysis [Gaudet10]
GO:0055114 - oxidation-reduction process Inferred by computational analysis [UniProtGOA11a, GOA01a]
Molecular Function: GO:0005515 - protein binding Inferred from experiment [Chan09]
GO:0033797 - selenate reductase activity Inferred from experiment [Guymer09]
GO:0009055 - electron carrier activity Inferred by computational analysis [GOA01a]
GO:0009389 - dimethyl sulfoxide reductase activity Inferred by computational analysis [GOA01a]
GO:0016491 - oxidoreductase activity Inferred by computational analysis [UniProtGOA11a, GOA01a]
GO:0030151 - molybdenum ion binding Inferred by computational analysis [GOA01a]
GO:0046872 - metal ion binding Inferred by computational analysis [UniProtGOA11a]
GO:0051536 - iron-sulfur cluster binding Inferred by computational analysis [UniProtGOA11a]
GO:0051539 - 4 iron, 4 sulfur cluster binding Inferred by computational analysis [UniProtGOA11a, GOA01a]
Cellular Component: GO:0005886 - plasma membrane Inferred by computational analysis [UniProtGOA11, UniProtGOA11a]
GO:0016020 - membrane Inferred by computational analysis [UniProtGOA11a, Gaudet10]
GO:0030288 - outer membrane-bounded periplasmic space Inferred by computational analysis [DiazMejia09]

MultiFun Terms: metabolism metabolism of other compounds

Essentiality data for ynfF knockouts: ?

Growth Medium Growth? T (°C) O2 pH Osm/L Growth Observations
LB enriched Yes 37 Aerobic 6.95   Yes [Gerdes03, Comment 1]
LB Lennox Yes 37 Aerobic 7   Yes [Baba06, Comment 2]
M9 medium with 1% glycerol Yes 37 Aerobic 7.2 0.35 Yes [Joyce06, Comment 3]
MOPS medium with 0.4% glucose Yes 37 Aerobic 7.2 0.22 Yes [Baba06, Comment 2]
Yes [Feist07, Comment 4]

Credits:
Curated 14-May-2007 by Keseler I , SRI International
Last-Curated ? 07-Jul-2009 by Mackie A , Macquarie University


Subunit of: putative selenate reductase

Synonyms: YnfFGH, YnfEFGH

Subunit composition of putative selenate reductase = [YnfE][YnfF][YnfG][YnfH]
         oxidoreductase subunit = YnfE (summary available)
         oxidoreductase subunit = YnfF (extended summary available)
         oxidoreductase, predicted Fe-S subunit = YnfG (summary available)
         oxidoreductase, predicted membrane anchor subunit = YnfH (summary available)

Summary:
On the basis of sequence similarity the ynfEFGH operon was predicted to encode an oxidoreductase complex closely related to DMSO reductase. A strain carrying a deletion of dmsABC and containing ynfFGH on a multicopy plasmid is able to grow poorly under anaerobic conditions utilizing dimethyl sulfoxide as a terminal oxidant [Lubitz03]. More recently, genetic analysis of E.coli ynfE and ynfF null mutants suggests these proteins are Tat-targeted selenate reductases [Guymer09]. E.coli ubiE and menA null mutants are unable to reduce selenate to elemental red selenium in vivo thus implicating menaquinone in the reductase activity [Guymer09].

GO Terms:

Biological Process: GO:0055114 - oxidation-reduction process Inferred from experiment [Lubitz03, Guymer09]
Molecular Function: GO:0033797 - selenate reductase activity Inferred from experiment [Guymer09]

Credits:
Last-Curated ? 07-Jul-2009 by Mackie A , Macquarie University


Enzymatic reaction of: selenate reductase

EC Number: 1.97.1.9

selenate + a reduced electron acceptor <=> selenite + an oxidized electron acceptor + H2O

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction of enzyme catalysis.

The reaction is physiologically favored in the direction shown.


Sequence Features

Feature Class Location Common Name Citations Comment
Signal-Sequence 1 -> 45 signal peptide
[TullmanErcek07]
 
Chain 46 -> 807  
[UniProt09]
UniProt: Probable dimethyl sulfoxide reductase chain ynfF;
Conserved-Region 52 -> 113  
[UniProt13]
UniProt: 4Fe-4S Mo/W bis-MGD-type.
Metal-Binding-Site 59  
[UniProt10a]
UniProt: Iron-sulfur (4Fe-4S); Non-Experimental Qualifier: by similarity;
Metal-Binding-Site 63  
[UniProt10a]
UniProt: Iron-sulfur (4Fe-4S); Non-Experimental Qualifier: by similarity;
Metal-Binding-Site 67  
[UniProt10a]
UniProt: Iron-sulfur (4Fe-4S); Non-Experimental Qualifier: by similarity;
Metal-Binding-Site 99  
[UniProt10a]
UniProt: Iron-sulfur (4Fe-4S); Non-Experimental Qualifier: by similarity;
Metal-Binding-Site 195  
[UniProt13]
UniProt: Molybdenum; Non-Experimental Qualifier: by similarity.


Gene Local Context (not to scale): ?

Transcription Unit:

Notes:

History:
Peter D. Karp on Wed Jan 18, 2006:
Gene left-end position adjusted based on analysis performed in the 2005 E. coli annotation update [Riley06 ].
Markus Krummenacker on Tue Oct 14, 1997:
Gene object created from Blattner lab Genbank (v. M52) entry.


References

Baba06: Baba T, Ara T, Hasegawa M, Takai Y, Okumura Y, Baba M, Datsenko KA, Tomita M, Wanner BL, Mori H (2006). "Construction of Escherichia coli K-12 in-frame, single-gene knockout mutants: the Keio collection." Mol Syst Biol 2;2006.0008. PMID: 16738554

Chan09: Chan CS, Chang L, Rommens KL, Turner RJ (2009). "Differential interactions between Tat-specific redox enzyme peptides and their chaperones." J Bacteriol 191(7):2091-101. PMID: 19151138

DiazMejia09: Diaz-Mejia JJ, Babu M, Emili A (2009). "Computational and experimental approaches to chart the Escherichia coli cell-envelope-associated proteome and interactome." FEMS Microbiol Rev 33(1);66-97. PMID: 19054114

Feist07: Feist AM, Henry CS, Reed JL, Krummenacker M, Joyce AR, Karp PD, Broadbelt LJ, Hatzimanikatis V, Palsson BO (2007). "A genome-scale metabolic reconstruction for Escherichia coli K-12 MG1655 that accounts for 1260 ORFs and thermodynamic information." Mol Syst Biol 3;121. PMID: 17593909

Gaudet10: Gaudet P, Livstone M, Thomas P (2010). "Annotation inferences using phylogenetic trees." PMID: 19578431

Gerdes03: Gerdes SY, Scholle MD, Campbell JW, Balazsi G, Ravasz E, Daugherty MD, Somera AL, Kyrpides NC, Anderson I, Gelfand MS, Bhattacharya A, Kapatral V, D'Souza M, Baev MV, Grechkin Y, Mseeh F, Fonstein MY, Overbeek R, Barabasi AL, Oltvai ZN, Osterman AL (2003). "Experimental determination and system level analysis of essential genes in Escherichia coli MG1655." J Bacteriol 185(19);5673-84. PMID: 13129938

GOA01a: GOA, DDB, FB, MGI, ZFIN (2001). "Gene Ontology annotation through association of InterPro records with GO terms."

Guymer09: Guymer D, Maillard J, Sargent F (2009). "A genetic analysis of in vivo selenate reduction by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium LT2 and Escherichia coli K12." Arch Microbiol 191(6);519-28. PMID: 19415239

Joyce06: Joyce AR, Reed JL, White A, Edwards R, Osterman A, Baba T, Mori H, Lesely SA, Palsson BO, Agarwalla S (2006). "Experimental and computational assessment of conditionally essential genes in Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 188(23);8259-71. PMID: 17012394

Kozmin07: Kozmin SG, Schaaper RM (2007). "Molybdenum cofactor-dependent resistance to N-hydroxylated base analogs in Escherichia coli is independent of MobA function." Mutat Res 619(1-2);9-15. PMID: 17349664

Lubitz03: Lubitz SP, Weiner JH (2003). "The Escherichia coli ynfEFGHI operon encodes polypeptides which are paralogues of dimethyl sulfoxide reductase (DmsABC)." Arch Biochem Biophys 418(2);205-16. PMID: 14522592

Riley06: Riley M, Abe T, Arnaud MB, Berlyn MK, Blattner FR, Chaudhuri RR, Glasner JD, Horiuchi T, Keseler IM, Kosuge T, Mori H, Perna NT, Plunkett G, Rudd KE, Serres MH, Thomas GH, Thomson NR, Wishart D, Wanner BL (2006). "Escherichia coli K-12: a cooperatively developed annotation snapshot--2005." Nucleic Acids Res 34(1);1-9. PMID: 16397293

TullmanErcek07: Tullman-Ercek D, DeLisa MP, Kawarasaki Y, Iranpour P, Ribnicky B, Palmer T, Georgiou G (2007). "Export pathway selectivity of Escherichia coli twin arginine translocation signal peptides." J Biol Chem 282(11);8309-16. PMID: 17218314

UniProt09: UniProt Consortium (2009). "UniProt version 15.8 released on 2009-10-01 00:00:00." Database.

UniProt10a: UniProt Consortium (2010). "UniProt version 2010-07 released on 2010-06-15 00:00:00." Database.

UniProt13: UniProt Consortium (2013). "UniProt version 2013-08 released on 2013-08-01 00:00:00." Database.

UniProtGOA11: UniProt-GOA (2011). "Gene Ontology annotation based on the manual assignment of UniProtKB Subcellular Location terms in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries."

UniProtGOA11a: UniProt-GOA (2011). "Gene Ontology annotation based on manual assignment of UniProtKB keywords in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries."

Other References Related to Gene Regulation

Constantinidou06: Constantinidou C, Hobman JL, Griffiths L, Patel MD, Penn CW, Cole JA, Overton TW (2006). "A reassessment of the FNR regulon and transcriptomic analysis of the effects of nitrate, nitrite, NarXL, and NarQP as Escherichia coli K12 adapts from aerobic to anaerobic growth." J Biol Chem 281(8);4802-15. PMID: 16377617

Kang05: Kang Y, Weber KD, Qiu Y, Kiley PJ, Blattner FR (2005). "Genome-wide expression analysis indicates that FNR of Escherichia coli K-12 regulates a large number of genes of unknown function." J Bacteriol 187(3);1135-60. PMID: 15659690

Xu09: Xu M, Busby SJ, Browning DF (2009). "Activation and repression at the Escherichia coli ynfEFGHI operon promoter." J Bacteriol 191(9);3172-6. PMID: 19251855


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