Pathways & interactions
4-hydroxybenzoate polyprenyltransferase-related (IPR006371)
Short name: HB_polyprenyl-transferase-rel
Overlapping homologous superfamilies
- UbiA prenyltransferase family (IPR000537)
- 4-hydroxybenzoate polyprenyltransferase-related (IPR006371)
A fairly deep split separates this polyprenyltransferase subfamily from the set of mitochondrial and proteobacterial 4-hydroxybenzoate polyprenyltransferases, described in IPR006370. Protoheme IX farnesyltransferase (heme O synthase) (IPR006369) is more distantly related. Because no species appears to have both this protein and a member of IPR006370, it is likely that this family of sequences represent 4-hydroxybenzoate polyprenyltransferase, a critical enzyme of ubiquinone biosynthesis, in the Archaea, Gram-positive bacteria, Aquifex aeolicus, and the Chlamydias.
- TIGR01475 (ubiA_other)