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Entry version 65 (11 Dec 2019)
Sequence version 1 (05 Jul 2005)
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Protein

4-dimethylallyltryptophan N-methyltransferase easF

Gene

easF

Organism
Neosartorya fumigata (strain ATCC MYA-4609 / Af293 / CBS 101355 / FGSC A1100) (Aspergillus fumigatus)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:3 out of 5

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-Experimental evidence at transcript 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

4-dimethylallyltryptophan N-methyltransferase; part of the gene cluster that mediates the biosynthesis of fumiclavanine C, a fungal ergot alkaloid (PubMed:15933009, PubMed:23435153, PubMed:26972831). DmaW catalyzes the first step of ergot alkaloid biosynthesis by condensing dimethylallyl diphosphate (DMAP) and tryptophan to form 4-dimethylallyl-L-tryptophan (PubMed:15870460). The second step is catalyzed by the methyltransferase easF that methylates 4-dimethylallyl-L-tryptophan in the presence of S-adenosyl-L-methionine, resulting in the formation of 4-dimethylallyl-L-abrine (By similarity). The catalase easC and the FAD-dependent oxidoreductase easE then transform 4-dimethylallyl-L-abrine to chanoclavine-I which is further oxidized by EasD in the presence of NAD+, resulting in the formation of chanoclavine-I aldehyde (PubMed:20039019, PubMed:20526482, PubMed:21409592). EasA reduces chanoclavine-I aldehyde to dihydrochanoclavine-I aldehyde that spontaneously dehydrates to form 6,8-dimethyl-6,7-didehydroergoline (PubMed:20526482). EasG then catalyzes the reduction of 6,8-dimethyl-6,7-didehydroergoline to form festuclavine (PubMed:20526482). Hydrolysis of festuclavine by easM then leads to the formation of fumigaclavine B which is in turn acetylated by easN to fumigaclavine A (PubMed:26972831). Finally, easL catalyzes the conversion of fumigaclavine A into fumigaclavine C by attaching a dimethylallyl moiety to C-2 of the indole nucleus (PubMed:19672909).By similarity8 Publications

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<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">'Function'</a> section describes the metabolic pathway(s) associated with a protein.<p><a href='/help/pathway' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Pathwayi: ergot alkaloid biosynthesis

This protein is involved in the pathway ergot alkaloid biosynthesis, which is part of Alkaloid biosynthesis.1 Publication
View all proteins of this organism that are known to be involved in the pathway ergot alkaloid biosynthesis and in Alkaloid biosynthesis.

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GO - Biological processi

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Molecular functionMethyltransferase, Transferase
Biological processAlkaloid metabolism
LigandS-adenosyl-L-methionine

Enzyme and pathway databases

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

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UniPathwayi
UPA00327

<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

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Recommended name:
4-dimethylallyltryptophan N-methyltransferase easFCurated (EC:2.1.1.261)
Alternative name(s):
4-dimethylallyltryptophan methyltransferaseCurated
Ergot alkaloid synthesis protein F1 Publication
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Name:easF1 Publication
Synonyms:fgaMT1 Publication
ORF Names:AFUA_2G18060
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">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>OrganismiNeosartorya fumigata (strain ATCC MYA-4609 / Af293 / CBS 101355 / FGSC A1100) (Aspergillus fumigatus)
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  • UP000002530 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes_manual">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> Componentsi: Chromosome 2, Unassembled WGS sequence

Organism-specific databases

Eukaryotic Pathogen Database Resources

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EuPathDBi
FungiDB:Afu2g18060

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<p>This subsection of the ‘Pathology and Biotech’ section describes the use of a specific protein in the biotechnological industry.<p><a href='/help/biotechnological_use' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Biotechnological usei

Ergot alkaloids are known for their toxic effects on humans who consume contaminated grains or livestock that graze on grasses harboring ergot alkaloid-producing fungi (PubMed:19523108). Due to their strong affinity for monoamine neurotransmitter receptors they may also have clinical uses such as treatment of migraines, Parkinson's disease and cerebrovascular insufficiency (PubMed:19523108).1 Publication

<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.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_00004217521 – 3394-dimethylallyltryptophan N-methyltransferase easFAdd BLAST339

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<p>This subsection of the ‘Expression’ section reports the experimentally proven effects of inducers and repressors (usually chemical compounds or environmental factors) on the level of protein (or mRNA) expression (up-regulation, down-regulation, constitutive expression).<p><a href='/help/induction' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Inductioni

The expression of the ergot alkaloid synthesis cluster which leads to the synthesis of fumigaclavines is positively regulated by the brlA and stuA transcription factors (PubMed:19028996).1 Publication

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Homodimer.

By similarity

GO - Molecular functioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

STRING: functional protein association networks

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STRINGi
746128.CADAFUBP00003308

<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

3D structure databases

SWISS-MODEL Repository - a database of annotated 3D protein structure models

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SMRi
Q4WZ60

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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<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

<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 methyltransferase superfamily.Curated

Phylogenomic databases

InParanoid: Eukaryotic Ortholog Groups

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InParanoidi
Q4WZ60

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K18884

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
762504at2759

Family and domain databases

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR019257 MeTrfase_dom
IPR017804 MeTrfase_EgtD-like
IPR017805 SAM_MeTrfase_EasF-type_put

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF10017 Methyltransf_33, 1 hit

PIRSF; a whole-protein classification database

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PIRSFi
PIRSF018005 UCP018005, 1 hit

TIGRFAMs; a protein family database

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TIGRFAMsi
TIGR03439 methyl_EasF, 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_length">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_section">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">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.

Q4WZ60-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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        10         20         30         40         50
MTISAPPIID IRQAGLESSI PDQVVEGLTK EVKTLPALLF YSTKGIQHWN
60 70 80 90 100
RHSHAADFYP RHEELCILKA EASKMAASIA QDSLVIDMGS ASMDKVILLL
110 120 130 140 150
EALEEQKKSI TYYALDLSYS ELASNFQAIP VDRFHYVRFA ALHGTFDDGL
160 170 180 190 200
HWLQNAPDIR NRPRCILLFG LTIGNFSRDN AASFLRNIAQ SALSTSPTQS
210 220 230 240 250
SIIVSLDSCK LPTKILRAYT ADGVVPFALA SLSYANSLFH PKGDRKIFNE
260 270 280 290 300
EDWYFHSEWN HALGRHEASL ITQSKDIQLG APLETVIVRR DEKIRFGCSY
310 320 330
KYDKAERDQL FHSAGLEDAA VWTAPDCDVA FYQLRLRLN
Length:339
Mass (Da):38,094
Last modified:July 5, 2005 - 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:i10841D50EF3DBBA0
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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
AAHF01000001 Genomic DNA Translation: EAL94105.1

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
XP_756143.1, XM_751050.1

Genome annotation databases

Ensembl fungal genome annotation project

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EnsemblFungii
EAL94105; EAL94105; AFUA_2G18060

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
3512718

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
afm:AFUA_2G18060

<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

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EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
AAHF01000001 Genomic DNA Translation: EAL94105.1
RefSeqiXP_756143.1, XM_751050.1

3D structure databases

SMRiQ4WZ60
ModBaseiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

STRINGi746128.CADAFUBP00003308

Genome annotation databases

EnsemblFungiiEAL94105; EAL94105; AFUA_2G18060
GeneIDi3512718
KEGGiafm:AFUA_2G18060

Organism-specific databases

EuPathDBiFungiDB:Afu2g18060

Phylogenomic databases

InParanoidiQ4WZ60
KOiK18884
OrthoDBi762504at2759

Enzyme and pathway databases

UniPathwayiUPA00327

Family and domain databases

InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR019257 MeTrfase_dom
IPR017804 MeTrfase_EgtD-like
IPR017805 SAM_MeTrfase_EasF-type_put
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF10017 Methyltransf_33, 1 hit
PIRSFiPIRSF018005 UCP018005, 1 hit
TIGRFAMsiTIGR03439 methyl_EasF, 1 hit

ProtoNet; Automatic hierarchical classification of proteins

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ProtoNeti
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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 nameiEASF_ASPFU
<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: Q4WZ60
<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_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: March 6, 2013
Last sequence update: July 5, 2005
Last modified: December 11, 2019
This is version 65 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

Keywords - Technical termi

Reference proteome

Documents

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