Known metabolic pathways, protein complexes, signal transduction pathways, etc ... from curated databases.
Genes that are sometimes fused into single open reading frames.
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from curated databases
RNA polymerase sigma factor (206 aa)
Predicted Functional Partners:
Transcription negative regulator ChrR (225 aa)
Negative regulator of sigma E activity; An anti-sigma factor for extracytoplasmic function (ECF) sigma factor sigma-E (RpoE). ECF sigma factors are held in an inactive form by an anti-sigma factor until released by regulated intramembrane proteolysis (RIP). RIP occurs when an extracytoplasmic signal triggers a concerted proteolytic cascade to transmit information and elicit cellular responses. The membrane-spanning regulatory substrate protein is first cut periplasmically (site-1 protease, S1P, DegS), then within the membrane itself (site-2 protease, S2P, RseP), while cytoplasmic prote [...] (195 aa)