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P37295

- LCPS_NEUCR

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Protein

Bifunctional lycopene cyclase/phytoene synthase

Gene
al-2, B22I21.230, NCU00585
Organism
Neurospora crassa (strain ATCC 24698 / 74-OR23-1A / CBS 708.71 / DSM 1257 / FGSC 987)
Status
Reviewed - Annotation score: 5 out of 5 - Experimental evidence at protein leveli

Functioni

Bifunctional enzyme that catalyzes the reactions from geranylgeranyl diphosphate to phytoene (phytoene synthase) and from lycopene to beta-carotene via the intermediate gamma-carotene and from 3,4-didehydrolycopene to torulene (lycopene cyclase). Torulene is further processed to the acidic carotenoid neurosporaxanthin. The cyclase preferentially catalyzes single cyclizations at only one end of the substrate to produce monocyclic carotenoids.2 Publications

Catalytic activityi

Carotenoid psi-end group = carotenoid beta-end group.
2 geranylgeranyl diphosphate = 15-cis-phytoene + 2 diphosphate.

Pathwayi

GO - Molecular functioni

  1. geranylgeranyl-diphosphate geranylgeranyltransferase activity Source: UniProtKB
  2. intramolecular lyase activity Source: InterPro
  3. lycopene beta cyclase activity Source: UniProtKB
  4. phytoene synthase activity Source: UniProtKB

GO - Biological processi

  1. carotene biosynthetic process Source: UniProtKB
  2. carotenoid biosynthetic process Source: UniProtKB-KW
Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Molecular functioni

Isomerase, Transferase

Keywords - Biological processi

Carotenoid biosynthesis

Enzyme and pathway databases

BioCyciMetaCyc:MONOMER-16129.
UniPathwayiUPA00799; UER00773.
UPA00802.

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Bifunctional lycopene cyclase/phytoene synthase
Alternative name(s):
Protein albino-2
Including the following 2 domains:
Lycopene beta-cyclase (EC:5.5.1.19)
Alternative name(s):
Carotene cyclase
Lycopene cyclase
Phytoene synthase (EC:2.5.1.32)
Gene namesi
Name:al-2
ORF Names:B22I21.230, NCU00585
OrganismiNeurospora crassa (strain ATCC 24698 / 74-OR23-1A / CBS 708.71 / DSM 1257 / FGSC 987)
Taxonomic identifieri367110 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaFungiDikaryaAscomycotaPezizomycotinaSordariomycetesSordariomycetidaeSordarialesSordariaceaeNeurospora
ProteomesiUP000001805: Chromosome 1, Linkage Group I

Subcellular locationi

Topology

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Transmembranei6 – 2621Helical; Reviewed predictionAdd
BLAST
Transmembranei30 – 5021Helical; Reviewed predictionAdd
BLAST
Transmembranei76 – 9621Helical; Reviewed predictionAdd
BLAST
Transmembranei118 – 13821Helical; Reviewed predictionAdd
BLAST
Transmembranei146 – 16621Helical; Reviewed predictionAdd
BLAST
Transmembranei168 – 18821Helical; Reviewed predictionAdd
BLAST
Transmembranei230 – 25021Helical; Reviewed predictionAdd
BLAST

GO - Cellular componenti

  1. integral component of membrane Source: UniProtKB-KW
Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Membrane

Pathology & Biotechi

Mutagenesis

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Mutagenesisi189 – 1891W → R in JA26; Abolishes lycopene cyclase activity and accumulates a polar precursor carotenoid of neurosporaxanthin. 1 Publication
Mutagenesisi208 – 2081K → E in JA28; Abolishes lycopene cyclase activity and accumulates a polar precursor carotenoid of neurosporaxanthin. 1 Publication

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Chaini1 – 602602Bifunctional lycopene cyclase/phytoene synthasePRO_0000067440Add
BLAST

Expressioni

Inductioni

By blue light.

Interactioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

STRINGi5141.NCU00585.1.

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliP37295.

Family & Domainsi

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Regioni1 – 241241Lycopene beta-cyclaseAdd
BLAST
Regioni248 – 602355Phytoene synthaseAdd
BLAST

Sequence similaritiesi

In the N-terminal section; belongs to the lycopene beta-cyclase family.
In the C-terminal section; belongs to the phytoene/squalene synthase family.

Keywords - Domaini

Transmembrane, Transmembrane helix

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiCOG1562.
KOiK17841.
OrthoDBiEOG7RBZJ2.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.10.600.10. 1 hit.
InterProiIPR017825. Lycopene_cyclase_dom.
IPR002060. Squ/phyt_synthse.
IPR019845. Squalene/phytoene_synthase_CS.
IPR008949. Terpenoid_synth.
[Graphical view]
PfamiPF00494. SQS_PSY. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SUPFAMiSSF48576. SSF48576. 1 hit.
TIGRFAMsiTIGR03462. CarR_dom_SF. 2 hits.
PROSITEiPS01044. SQUALEN_PHYTOEN_SYN_1. 1 hit.
PS01045. SQUALEN_PHYTOEN_SYN_2. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

P37295-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to Basket

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MYDYAFVHLK FTVPAAVLLT AIAYPILNRI HLIQTGFLVV VAFTAALPWD    50
AYLIKHKVWS YPPEAIVGPR LLGIPFEELF FFVIQTYITA LVYILFNKPV 100
LHALHLNNQQ NPPAWMRVVK VTGQVVLVAL SVWGWNAAQV HQETSYLGLI 150
LVWACPFLLA IWTLAGRFIL SLPWYATVLP MFLPTFYLWA VDEFALHRGT 200
WSIGSGTKLD FCLFGKLDIE EATFFLVTNM LIVGGMAAFD QYLAVIYAFP 250
TLFPKVNRYP TTHMLLQSRL INTSRYDLER IEGLREAVER LRLKSRSFYL 300
ANSLFSGRLR IDLILLYSFC RLADDLVDDA KSRREVLSWT AKLNHFLDLH 350
YKDADATEDP KKKAERIDAY IKTAFPPCAY QALHLLPTHI LPPKPLYDLI 400
KGFEMDSQFT FHGTSDSTDL QYPIADDKDL ENYAIYVAGT VGELCIALII 450
YHCLPDMSDT QKRELETAAC RMGIALQYVN IARDIVVDAR IGRVYLPTTW 500
LKKEGLTHKM VLENPEGPEV IERMRRRLLE NAFELYGGAR PEMQRIPSEA 550
RGPMIGAVEN YMAIGRVLRE RKEGTVFVRM EGRATVPKRR RLSTLLRALY 600
EQ 602
Length:602
Mass (Da):68,928
Last modified:October 1, 1994 - v1
Checksum:iDDFFBD725007E5C2
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBL
GenBank
DDBJ
Links Updated
L27652 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA19428.1.
BX842641 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAE76609.1.
CM002236 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAA36489.3.
PIRiA53583.
RefSeqiXP_965725.2. XM_960632.2.
UniGeneiNcr.25908.

Genome annotation databases

EnsemblFungiiEFNCRT00000000733; EFNCRP00000000733; EFNCRG00000000733.
GeneIDi3881954.
KEGGincr:NCU00585.

Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBL
GenBank
DDBJ
Links Updated
L27652 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA19428.1 .
BX842641 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAE76609.1 .
CM002236 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAA36489.3 .
PIRi A53583.
RefSeqi XP_965725.2. XM_960632.2.
UniGenei Ncr.25908.

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortali P37295.
ModBasei Search...
MobiDBi Search...

Protein-protein interaction databases

STRINGi 5141.NCU00585.1.

Protocols and materials databases

Structural Biology Knowledgebase Search...

Genome annotation databases

EnsemblFungii EFNCRT00000000733 ; EFNCRP00000000733 ; EFNCRG00000000733 .
GeneIDi 3881954.
KEGGi ncr:NCU00585.

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGi COG1562.
KOi K17841.
OrthoDBi EOG7RBZJ2.

Enzyme and pathway databases

UniPathwayi UPA00799 ; UER00773 .
UPA00802 .
BioCyci MetaCyc:MONOMER-16129.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di 1.10.600.10. 1 hit.
InterProi IPR017825. Lycopene_cyclase_dom.
IPR002060. Squ/phyt_synthse.
IPR019845. Squalene/phytoene_synthase_CS.
IPR008949. Terpenoid_synth.
[Graphical view ]
Pfami PF00494. SQS_PSY. 1 hit.
[Graphical view ]
SUPFAMi SSF48576. SSF48576. 1 hit.
TIGRFAMsi TIGR03462. CarR_dom_SF. 2 hits.
PROSITEi PS01044. SQUALEN_PHYTOEN_SYN_1. 1 hit.
PS01045. SQUALEN_PHYTOEN_SYN_2. 1 hit.
[Graphical view ]
ProtoNeti Search...

Publicationsi

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  1. "Characterization of al-2, the phytoene synthase gene of Neurospora crassa. Cloning, sequence analysis, and photoregulation."
    Schmidhauser T.J., Lauter F.-R., Schumacher M., Zhou W., Russo V.E.A., Yanofsky C.
    J. Biol. Chem. 269:12060-12066(1994) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [GENOMIC DNA].
    Strain: ATCC 24698 / 74-OR23-1A / CBS 708.71 / DSM 1257 / FGSC 987.
  2. "What's in the genome of a filamentous fungus? Analysis of the Neurospora genome sequence."
    Mannhaupt G., Montrone C., Haase D., Mewes H.-W., Aign V., Hoheisel J.D., Fartmann B., Nyakatura G., Kempken F., Maier J., Schulte U.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 31:1944-1954(2003) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [LARGE SCALE GENOMIC DNA].
    Strain: ATCC 24698 / 74-OR23-1A / CBS 708.71 / DSM 1257 / FGSC 987.
  3. "The genome sequence of the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa."
    Galagan J.E., Calvo S.E., Borkovich K.A., Selker E.U., Read N.D., Jaffe D.B., FitzHugh W., Ma L.-J., Smirnov S., Purcell S., Rehman B., Elkins T., Engels R., Wang S., Nielsen C.B., Butler J., Endrizzi M., Qui D.
    , Ianakiev P., Bell-Pedersen D., Nelson M.A., Werner-Washburne M., Selitrennikoff C.P., Kinsey J.A., Braun E.L., Zelter A., Schulte U., Kothe G.O., Jedd G., Mewes H.-W., Staben C., Marcotte E., Greenberg D., Roy A., Foley K., Naylor J., Stange-Thomann N., Barrett R., Gnerre S., Kamal M., Kamvysselis M., Mauceli E.W., Bielke C., Rudd S., Frishman D., Krystofova S., Rasmussen C., Metzenberg R.L., Perkins D.D., Kroken S., Cogoni C., Macino G., Catcheside D.E.A., Li W., Pratt R.J., Osmani S.A., DeSouza C.P.C., Glass N.L., Orbach M.J., Berglund J.A., Voelker R., Yarden O., Plamann M., Seiler S., Dunlap J.C., Radford A., Aramayo R., Natvig D.O., Alex L.A., Mannhaupt G., Ebbole D.J., Freitag M., Paulsen I., Sachs M.S., Lander E.S., Nusbaum C., Birren B.W.
    Nature 422:859-868(2003) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [LARGE SCALE GENOMIC DNA].
    Strain: ATCC 24698 / 74-OR23-1A / CBS 708.71 / DSM 1257 / FGSC 987.
  4. "Mutants of the carotene cyclase domain of al-2 from Neurospora crassa."
    Arrach N., Schmidhauser T.J., Avalos J.
    Mol. Genet. Genomics 266:914-921(2002) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: FUNCTION, MUTAGENESIS OF TRP-189 AND LYS-208.
    Strain: ATCC 24698 / 74-OR23-1A / CBS 708.71 / DSM 1257 / FGSC 987.
  5. "The biotechnological potential of the al-2 gene from Neurospora crassa for the production of monocyclic keto hydroxy carotenoids."
    Sandmann G., Zhu C., Krubasik P., Fraser P.D.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1761:1085-1092(2006) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: FUNCTION.

Entry informationi

Entry nameiLCPS_NEUCR
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P37295
Secondary accession number(s): Q7RVN3
Entry historyi
Integrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: October 1, 1994
Last sequence update: October 1, 1994
Last modified: April 16, 2014
This is version 96 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. [Complete history]
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programFungal Protein Annotation Program

Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Complete proteome, Multifunctional enzyme, Reference proteome

Documents

  1. PATHWAY comments
    Index of metabolic and biosynthesis pathways
  2. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families

External Data

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