4-hydroxybenzoate octaprenyltransferase (IPR031103)

Short name: HB_octoprenylTrfase

Family relationships


The 4-hydroxybenzoate polyprenyltransferase UbiA from E. coli catalyses the synthesis of 3-octaprenyl-4-hydroxybenzoate and is essential for the production of ubiquinone [PMID: 8155731, PMID: 1644192, PMID: 18338424].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006744 ubiquinone biosynthetic process

Molecular Function

GO:0004659 prenyltransferase activity

Cellular Component

GO:0016021 integral component of membrane

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.