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STRING protein interaction network
Network nodes represent proteins
splice isoforms or post-translational modifications are collapsed, i.e. each node represents all the proteins produced by a single, protein-coding gene locus.
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query proteins and first shell of interactors
white nodes:
second shell of interactors
Node Content
empty nodes:
proteins of unknown 3D structure
filled nodes:
some 3D structure is known or predicted
Edges represent protein-protein associations
associations are meant to be specific and meaningful, i.e. proteins jointly contribute to a shared function; this does not necessarily mean they are physically binding to each other.
Known Interactions
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experimentally determined
Predicted Interactions
gene neighborhood
gene fusions
gene co-occurrence
protein homology
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Gene Fusion
metJMetj family transcriptional regulator, methionine regulon repressor; This regulatory protein, when combined with SAM (S- adenosylmethionine) represses the expression of the methionine regulon and of enzymes involved in SAM synthesis. It is also autoregulated (105 aa)    
Predicted Functional Partners:
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (nadph); Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase required to generate the methyl groups necessary for methionine synthetase to convert homocysteine to methionine
O-succinylhomoserine(thiol)-lyase/o-succinylhomoserine lyase; Catalyzes the formation of L-cystathionine from O-succinyl-L- homoserine (OSHS) and L-cysteine, via a gamma-replacement reaction. In the absence of thiol, catalyzes gamma-elimination to form 2- oxobutanoate, succinate and ammonia
Lysr family transcriptional regulator, regulator for mete and meth; Control of the last step in methionine biosynthesis; MetR is a positive activator of the metA, metE and metH genes. MetR is also a negative regulator of its own expression. Binds homocysteine as an inducer
L-arginine-responsive arginine metabolism regulon transcriptional regulator; Negatively controls the expression of the four operons of arginine biosynthesis in addition to the carAB operon. Predominantly interacts with A/T residues in ARG boxes. It also binds to a specific site in cer locus. Thus it is essential for cer-mediated site-specific recombination in ColE1. It is necessary for monomerization of the plasmid ColE1
S-adenosylmethionine synthetase; Catalyzes the formation of S-adenosylmethionine (AdoMet) from methionine and ATP. The overall synthetic reaction is composed of two sequential steps, AdoMet formation and the subsequent tripolyphosphate hydrolysis which occurs prior to release of AdoMet from the enzyme Is essential for growth
Cystathionine beta-lyase/l-cysteine desulfhydrase; Primarily catalyzes the cleavage of cystathionine to homocysteine, pyruvate and ammonia during methionine biosynthesis . Also exhibits cysteine desulfhydrase activity, producing sulfide from cysteine . In addition, under certain growth conditions, exhibits significant alanine racemase coactivity
Gntr family transcriptional regulator, negative regulator for fad regulon and positive regulator of faba; Multifunctional regulator of fatty acid metabolism Represses transcription of at least eight genes required for fatty acid transport and beta-oxidation including fadA, fadB, fadD, fadL and fadE . Activates transcription of at least three genes required for unsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis: fabA, fabB and iclR, the gene encoding the transcriptional regulator of the aceBAK operon encoding the glyoxylate shunt enzymes
Bifunctional aspartokinase / homoserine dehydrogenase 2; In the N-terminal section; belongs to the aspartokinase family
DUF1414 domain-containing protein YejL; Belongs to the UPF0352 family
Homoserine o-succinyltransferase/o-acetyltransferase; Transfers a succinyl group from succinyl-CoA to L-homoserine, forming succinyl-L-homoserine Utilizes a ping-pong kinetic mechanism in which the succinyl group of succinyl-CoA is initially transferred to the enzyme to form a succinyl-enzyme intermediate before subsequent transfer to homoserine to form the final product, O- succinylhomoserine . Cannot use acetyl-CoA
Your Current Organism:
Escherichia coli K12 MG1655
NCBI taxonomy Id: 511145
Other names: E. coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli K12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli MG1655, Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli str. K12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli str. MG1655, Escherichia coli strain MG1655
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