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1.A.8.2.1
Glycerol facilitator

Accession Number:P18156
Protein Name:GLPF
Length:274
Molecular Weight:28735.00
Species:Bacillus subtilis [1423]
Number of TMSs:7
Location1 / Topology2 / Orientation3: Cell membrane1 / Multi-pass membrane protein2
Substrate glycerol

Cross database links:

HEGENOM: HBG705794
RefSeq: NP_388809.1   
Entrez Gene ID: 939266   
Pfam: PF00230   
KEGG: bsu:BSU09280   

Gene Ontology

GO:0016021 C:integral to membrane
GO:0005886 C:plasma membrane
GO:0005215 F:transporter activity
GO:0006071 P:glycerol metabolic process
GO:0055085 P:transmembrane transport

References (4)

[1] “The glpP and glpF genes of the glycerol regulon in Bacillus subtilis.”  Beijer L.et.al.   8436953
[2] “The 172 kb prkA-addAB region from 83 degrees to 97 degrees of the Bacillus subtilis chromosome contains several dysfunctional genes, the glyB marker, many genes encoding transporter proteins, and the ubiquitous hit gene.”  Noback M.A.et.al.   9579061
[3] “The complete genome sequence of the Gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis.”  Kunst F.et.al.   9384377
[4] “Glycerol catabolism in Bacillus subtilis: nucleotide sequence of the genes encoding glycerol kinase (glpK) and glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (glpD).”  Holmberg C.et.al.   2127799

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FASTA formatted sequence
1:	MTAFWGEVIG TMLLIIFGAG VCAGVNLKKS LSFQSGWIVV VFGWGLGVAM AAYAVGGISG 
61:	AHLNPALTIA LAFVGDFPWK EVPVYIAAQM IGAIIGAVII YLHYLPHWKS TDDPAAKLGV 
121:	FSTGPSIPHT FANVLSEVIG TFVLVLGILA IGANQFTEGL NPLIVGFLIV AIGISLGGTT 
181:	GYAINPARDL GPRIAHAFLP IPGKGSSNWK YAWVPVVGPI LGGSFGGVFY NAAFKGHITS 
241:	SFWIVSVILV VVLLGLYVYT KSHSAKTLSN SKYI