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STRING protein interaction network
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ubiA4-hydroxybenzoate polyprenyltransferase; Catalyzes the prenylation of para-hydroxybenzoate (PHB) with an all-trans polyprenyl group. Mediates the second step in the final reaction sequence of ubiquinone-8 (UQ-8) biosynthesis, which is the condensation of the polyisoprenoid side chain with PHB, generating the first membrane-bound Q intermediate 3-octaprenyl-4-hydroxybenzoate . Geranyldiphosphate (GPP), all-trans- farnesyldiphosphate (FPP) and all-trans-solanesyldiphosphate (SPP) are also accepted as side chain precursors (290 aa)    
Predicted Functional Partners:
Chorismate--pyruvate lyase; Removes the pyruvyl group from chorismate, with concomitant aromatization of the ring, to provide 4-hydroxybenzoate (4HB) for the ubiquinone pathway
4-hydroxy-3-polyprenylbenzoate decarboxylase; Catalyzes the decarboxylation of 3-octaprenyl-4-hydroxy benzoate to 2-octaprenylphenol, an intermediate step in ubiquinone biosynthesis
3-octaprenyl-4-hydroxybenzoate carboxy-lyase; Flavin prenyltransferase that catalyzes the synthesis of the prenylated FMN cofactor (prenyl-FMN) for 4-hydroxy-3-polyprenylbenzoic acid decarboxylase UbiD. The prenyltransferase is metal-independent and links a dimethylallyl moiety from dimethylallyl monophosphate (DMAP) to the flavin N5 and C6 atoms of FMN (By similarity). Acts in concert with UbiD to perform the decarboxylation of 4-hydroxy-3-octaprenyl-benzoate, a step in the biosynthesis of coenzyme Q
All-trans-octaprenyl-diphosphate synthase; Supplies octaprenyl diphosphate, the precursor for the side chain of the isoprenoid quinones ubiquinone and menaquinone
Bifunctional 3-demethylubiquinone-8 3-o-methyltransferase and 2-octaprenyl-6-hydroxyphenol methylase; O-methyltransferase that catalyzes the 2 O-methylation steps in the ubiquinone biosynthetic pathway
Bifunctional 2-octaprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone methylase and s-adenosylmethionine:2-dmk methyltransferase; Methyltransferase required for the conversion of demethylmenaquinol (DMKH2) to menaquinol (MKH2) and the conversion of 2-polyprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinol (DDMQH2) to 2-polyprenyl-3- methyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinol (DMQH2)
2-octaprenyl-3-methyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinol hydroxylase; Catalyzes the hydroxylation of 2-octaprenyl-3-methyl-6- methoxy-1,4-benzoquinol during ubiquinone biosynthesis
2-octaprenylphenol hydroxylase, FAD-dependent; FAD-dependent monooxygenase required for the aerobic hydroxylation of 2-octaprenylphenol to 2-octaprenyl-6-hydroxy-phenol, the first hydroxylation step in coenzyme Q (ubiquinone) biosynthesis
2-octaprenyl-6-methoxyphenol hydroxylase, FAD/NAD(P)-binding; Is likely an oxygenase that introduces the hydroxyl group at carbon four of 2-octaprenyl-6-methoxyphenol resulting in the formation of 2-octaprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinol
1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoate polyprenyltransferase; Conversion of 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoate (DHNA) to demethylmenaquinone (DMK). Attaches octaprenylpyrophosphate, a membrane-bound 40-carbon side chain to DHNA. The conversion of DHNA to DMK proceeds in three stages: the removal of the carboxyl group of DHNA as CO(2), the attachment of the isoprenoid side chain, and a quinol-to- quinone oxidation, which is thought to be spontaneous
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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