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Resuscitation-promoting factor RpfB - P9WG29 (RPFB_MYCTU)

 

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Number of PDB entries for P9WG29: 5
 
Function
Factor that stimulates resuscitation of dormant cells. Has peptidoglycan (PG) hydrolytic activity. Active in the pM concentration range. Has little to no effect on actively-growing cells. PG fragments could either directly activate the resuscitation pathway of dormant bacteria or serve as a substrate for endogenous Rpf, resulting in low molecular weight products with resuscitation activity. (data source: UniProt  )
Reduces lag phase and enhances the growth of quiescent (1 month-old culture) M.tuberculosis; works best between 8 and 128 pM. Increases the number of bacteria that can be recovered from a 3 month-old culture. Stimulates growth of stationary phase M.bovis (a slowly-growing Mycobacterium) as well as M.smegmatis cells (a fast grower). Binds N,N',N''-triacetylchitotriose (tri-NAG). A fragment (residues 194-362) hydrolyzes an artificial lysozyme substrate 4-methylumbelliferyl-beta-D-N,N',N''-triacetylchitotrioside (MUF tri-NAG). By itself has little activity on cell wall, in combination with RipA is active against cell wall extracts from a number of Actinobacteria; this activity is inhibited by PBP1A (ponA1). Sequential gene disruption indicates RpfB and RpfE are higher than RpfD and RpfC in functional hierarchy. (data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Monomer (Probable). Interacts with RipA. (data source: UniProt  )
Domain
An expressed fragment (residues 194-362) hydrolyzes an artificial lysozyme substrate 4-methylumbelliferyl-beta-D-N,N',N''-triacetylchitotrioside (MUF tri-NAG). (data source: UniProt  )
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Gene names: rpfB Rv1009 MTC1237.26
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