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Sequence version 1 (28 Nov 2012)
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Protein

Ceramide glucosyltransferase

Gene

GCS1

Organism
Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii serotype A (strain H99 / ATCC 208821 / CBS 10515 / FGSC 9487) (Filobasidiella neoformans var. grubii)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:4 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the 'correct annotation' for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
-Experimental evidence at protein leveli <p>This indicates the type of evidence that supports the existence of the protein. Note that the 'protein existence' evidence does not give information on the accuracy or correctness of the sequence(s) displayed.<p><a href='/help/protein_existence' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This section provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.<p><a href='/help/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

Catalyzes the final step in the biosynthesis of the membrane lipid glucosylceramide (GluCer), the transfer of glucose to ceramide. Glucosylceramides play important roles in growth, differentiation and pathogenicity. Essential factor in determining the success of fungal infection by regulating survival of yeast cells during the initial colonization of the host lung.

1 Publication

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">Function</a> section describes the catalytic activity of an enzyme, i.e. a chemical reaction that the enzyme catalyzes.<p><a href='/help/catalytic_activity' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Catalytic activityi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">'Function'</a> section describes the metabolic pathway(s) associated with a protein.<p><a href='/help/pathway' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Pathwayi: sphingolipid metabolism

This protein is involved in the pathway sphingolipid metabolism, which is part of Lipid metabolism.1 Publication
View all proteins of this organism that are known to be involved in the pathway sphingolipid metabolism and in Lipid metabolism.

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">Function</a> section is used for enzymes and indicates the residues directly involved in catalysis.<p><a href='/help/act_site' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Active sitei286Proton acceptorBy similarity1

<p>The <a href="http://www.geneontology.org/">Gene Ontology (GO)</a> project provides a set of hierarchical controlled vocabulary split into 3 categories:<p><a href='/help/gene_ontology' target='_top'>More...</a></p>GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

<p>UniProtKB Keywords constitute a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/keywords">controlled vocabulary</a> with a hierarchical structure. Keywords summarise the content of a UniProtKB entry and facilitate the search for proteins of interest.<p><a href='/help/keywords' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Keywordsi

Molecular functionGlycosyltransferase, Transferase
Biological processLipid metabolism, Sphingolipid metabolism

Enzyme and pathway databases

BRENDA Comprehensive Enzyme Information System

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BRENDAi
2.4.1.80, 1723

UniPathway: a resource for the exploration and annotation of metabolic pathways

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UniPathwayi
UPA00222

<p>This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/names_and_taxonomy_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Names & Taxonomyi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides an exhaustive list of all names of the protein, from commonly used to obsolete, to allow unambiguous identification of a protein.<p><a href='/help/protein_names' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Ceramide glucosyltransferaseBy similarity (EC:2.4.1.801 Publication)
Alternative name(s):
GLCT-1
Glucosylceramide synthase1 Publication
Short name:
GCS1 Publication
UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase
UDP-glucose:N-acylsphingosine D-glucosyltransferase
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section indicates the name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein sequence(s) described in the entry. Four distinct tokens exist: 'Name', 'Synonyms', 'Ordered locus names' and 'ORF names'.<p><a href='/help/gene_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Gene namesi
Name:GCS11 Publication
ORF Names:CNAG_05583
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides information on the name(s) of the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/organism-name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>OrganismiCryptococcus neoformans var. grubii serotype A (strain H99 / ATCC 208821 / CBS 10515 / FGSC 9487) (Filobasidiella neoformans var. grubii)
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section shows the unique identifier assigned by the NCBI to the source organism of the protein. This is known as the 'taxonomic identifier' or 'taxid'.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_identifier' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic identifieri235443 [NCBI]
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section contains the taxonomic hierarchical classification lineage of the source organism. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_lineage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaFungiDikaryaBasidiomycotaAgaricomycotinaTremellomycetesTremellalesCryptococcaceaeCryptococcusCryptococcus neoformans species complex
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section is present for entries that are part of a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/proteomes">proteome</a>, i.e. of a set of proteins thought to be expressed by organisms whose genomes have been completely sequenced.<p><a href='/help/proteomes_manual' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Proteomesi
  • UP000010091 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes%5Fmanual">proteome</a> can consist of several components.<br></br>The component name refers to the genomic component encoding a set of proteins.<p><a href='/help/proteome_component' target='_top'>More...</a></p> Componenti: Chromosome 14

Organism-specific databases

Eukaryotic Pathogen, Vector and Host Database Resources

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VEuPathDBi
FungiDB:CNAG_05583

<p>This section provides information on the location and the topology of the mature protein in the cell.<p><a href='/help/subcellular_location_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subcellular locationi

Topology

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular%5Flocation%5Fsection">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the subcellular compartment where each non-membrane region of a membrane-spanning protein is found.<p><a href='/help/topo_dom' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Topological domaini1 – 8LumenalCurated8
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular%5Flocation%5Fsection">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the extent of a membrane-spanning region of the protein. It denotes the presence of both alpha-helical transmembrane regions and the membrane spanning regions of beta-barrel transmembrane proteins.<p><a href='/help/transmem' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Transmembranei9 – 29HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini30 – 337CytoplasmicBy similarityAdd BLAST308
Transmembranei338 – 358HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini359 – 361LumenalCurated3
Transmembranei362 – 382HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini383 – 401CytoplasmicCuratedAdd BLAST19
Transmembranei402 – 422HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini423 – 450LumenalCuratedAdd BLAST28

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Golgi apparatus, Membrane

<p>This section provides information on the disease(s) and phenotype(s) associated with a protein.<p><a href='/help/pathology_and_biotech_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Pathology & Biotechi

<p>This subsection of the 'Pathology and Biotech' section describes the in vivo effects caused by ablation of the gene (or one or more transcripts) coding for the protein described in the entry. This includes gene knockout and knockdown, provided experiments have been performed in the context of a whole organism or a specific tissue, and not at the single-cell level.<p><a href='/help/disruption_phenotype' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Disruption phenotypei

Results in complete loss of glucosylceramides (GluCers) in mutant cells.1 Publication

Miscellaneous databases

Pathogen-Host Interaction database

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PHI-basei
PHI:693

<p>This section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs) and/or processing events.<p><a href='/help/ptm_processing_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'PTM / Processing' section describes the extent of a polypeptide chain in the mature protein following processing or proteolytic cleavage.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_00004348091 – 450Ceramide glucosyltransferaseAdd BLAST450

<p>This section provides information on the tertiary and secondary structure of a protein.<p><a href='/help/structure_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Structurei

<p>This section provides information on sequence similarities with other proteins and the domain(s) present in a protein.<p><a href='/help/family_and_domains_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Family & Domainsi

Motif

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes a short (usually not more than 20 amino acids) conserved sequence motif of biological significance.<p><a href='/help/motif' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Motifi96D1Curated1
Motifi148D2Curated1
Motifi286D3Curated1
Motifi323 – 327(Q/R)XXRWCurated5

<p>This subsection of the 'Family and domains' section provides general information on the biological role of a domain. The term 'domain' is intended here in its wide acceptation, it may be a structural domain, a transmembrane region or a functional domain. Several domains are described in this subsection.<p><a href='/help/domain_cc' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Domaini

The D1, D2, D3, (Q/R)XXRW motif is a critical part of the GCS active site, involved in catalysis and UDP-sugar binding.By similarity

<p>This subsection of the 'Family and domains' section provides information about the sequence similarity with other proteins.<p><a href='/help/sequence_similarities' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 2 family.Curated

Keywords - Domaini

Transmembrane, Transmembrane helix

Phylogenomic databases

The HOGENOM Database of Homologous Genes from Fully Sequenced Organisms

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HOGENOMi
CLU_030898_1_0_1

Family and domain databases

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
3.90.550.10, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR025993, Ceramide_glucosylTrfase
IPR029044, Nucleotide-diphossugar_trans

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR12726, PTHR12726, 1 hit

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF53448, SSF53448, 1 hit

<p>This section displays by default the canonical protein sequence and upon request all isoforms described in the entry. It also includes information pertinent to the sequence(s), including <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequence%5Flength">length</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences">molecular weight</a>. The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:<p><a href='/help/sequences_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequencei

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is complete or not.<p><a href='/help/sequence_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence statusi: Complete.

J9W453-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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        10         20         30         40         50
MSDSGTLSLI GGIVFLVLWV VVWSICLLGW RTARIRYAHP NIPSRLSKLP
60 70 80 90 100
VSSAPGVTII RPLCGLDQNL YNTLESVMKL DYPKFEVIFA VQDEKDEALP
110 120 130 140 150
VVNMVMEKYP EVEAKVIIDS RKVGVNPKVN NLMTPFQEAK YDLLWILDST
160 170 180 190 200
CSVLPGTLGR SVEAFFSNTS STASPYDPES SPLLSISDDV RKPPIAGEVG
210 220 230 240 250
LVHQVPIAVC YQKTWGSLIE QAYLNTTHAK MYLAINATSI DSCVVGKSCM
260 270 280 290 300
YSRDNISHLT TPSPSLRSLP DPPSGLAGFG PFLAEDNMIG LSLWHELKLK
310 320 330 340 350
HAMTSDVVLD FIGSLSVRDY INRRVRWIRV RKKMTLAATL LEPLTESIIS
360 370 380 390 400
GLYGAWAISR LLGGNILPLF LLHMAAWISV DISTKRALET NIKGIGPPES
410 420 430 440 450
KVTFLMAWAA RECLALPIWM LAMTSSEVVW RGQKYKIIAS GEAIRLGDRN
Length:450
Mass (Da):49,721
Last modified:November 28, 2012 - v1
<p>The checksum is a form of redundancy check that is calculated from the sequence. It is useful for tracking sequence updates.</p> <p>It should be noted that while, in theory, two different sequences could have the same checksum value, the likelihood that this would happen is extremely low.</p> <p>However UniProtKB may contain entries with identical sequences in case of multiple genes (paralogs).</p> <p>The checksum is computed as the sequence 64-bit Cyclic Redundancy Check value (CRC64) using the generator polynomial: x<sup>64</sup> + x<sup>4</sup> + x<sup>3</sup> + x + 1. The algorithm is described in the ISO 3309 standard. </p> <p class="publication">Press W.H., Flannery B.P., Teukolsky S.A. and Vetterling W.T.<br /> <strong>Cyclic redundancy and other checksums</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.nrbook.com/b/bookcpdf.php">Numerical recipes in C 2nd ed., pp896-902, Cambridge University Press (1993)</a>)</p> Checksum:iA5227128E9C45C9A
GO

Sequence databases

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EMBL nucleotide sequence database

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EMBLi

GenBank nucleotide sequence database

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GenBanki

DNA Data Bank of Japan; a nucleotide sequence database

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DDBJi
Links Updated
AY956317 mRNA Translation: AAX55972.1
CP003833 Genomic DNA Translation: AFR99010.1

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
XP_012053860.1, XM_012198470.1

Genome annotation databases

Ensembl fungal genome annotation project

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EnsemblFungii
AFR99010; AFR99010; CNAG_05583

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
23888885

<p>This section provides links to proteins that are similar to the protein sequence(s) described in this entry at different levels of sequence identity thresholds (100%, 90% and 50%) based on their membership in UniProt Reference Clusters (<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/uniref">UniRef</a>).<p><a href='/help/similar_proteins_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Similar proteinsi

<p>This section is used to point to information related to entries and found in data collections other than UniProtKB.<p><a href='/help/cross_references_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
AY956317 mRNA Translation: AAX55972.1
CP003833 Genomic DNA Translation: AFR99010.1
RefSeqiXP_012053860.1, XM_012198470.1

3D structure databases

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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SWISS-MODEL Interactive Workspace

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SWISS-MODEL-Workspacei
Submit a new modelling project...

Genome annotation databases

EnsemblFungiiAFR99010; AFR99010; CNAG_05583
GeneIDi23888885

Organism-specific databases

VEuPathDBiFungiDB:CNAG_05583

Phylogenomic databases

HOGENOMiCLU_030898_1_0_1

Enzyme and pathway databases

UniPathwayiUPA00222
BRENDAi2.4.1.80, 1723

Miscellaneous databases

PHI-baseiPHI:693

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di3.90.550.10, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR025993, Ceramide_glucosylTrfase
IPR029044, Nucleotide-diphossugar_trans
PANTHERiPTHR12726, PTHR12726, 1 hit
SUPFAMiSSF53448, SSF53448, 1 hit

MobiDB: a database of protein disorder and mobility annotations

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MobiDBi
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<p>This section provides general information on the entry.<p><a href='/help/entry_information_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry informationi

<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides a mnemonic identifier for a UniProtKB entry, but it is not a stable identifier. Each reviewed entry is assigned a unique entry name upon integration into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/entry_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry nameiCEGT_CRYNH
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides one or more accession number(s). These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Upon integration into UniProtKB, each entry is assigned a unique accession number, which is called 'Primary (citable) accession number'.<p><a href='/help/accession_numbers' target='_top'>More...</a></p>AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: J9W453
Secondary accession number(s): Q58FH5
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section shows the date of integration of the entry into UniProtKB, the date of the last sequence update and the date of the last annotation modification ('Last modified'). The version number for both the entry and the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: December 9, 2015
Last sequence update: November 28, 2012
Last modified: April 7, 2021
This is version 42 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section indicates whether the entry has been manually annotated and reviewed by UniProtKB curators or not, in other words, if the entry belongs to the Swiss-Prot section of UniProtKB (<strong>reviewed</strong>) or to the computer-annotated TrEMBL section (<strong>unreviewed</strong>).<p><a href='/help/entry_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programFungal Protein Annotation Program

<p>This section contains any relevant information that doesn't fit in any other defined sections<p><a href='/help/miscellaneous_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Miscellaneousi

Documents

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