Identifiers and Description

Gene Model Identifier

TTHERM_00348510

Standard Name

BTU1 (Beta TUbulin )

Aliases

PreTt05263 | 36.m00227 | 3703.m00089

Description

Component of microtubules; forms dimers with alpha-tubulin molecules, which polymerize into filaments and bind microtubule-associated proteins; encoded protein identical to Btu2p

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Cellular Component

Molecular Function

Biological Process

Domains

  • ( PF00091 ) Tubulin/FtsZ family, GTPase domain
  • ( PF03953 ) tubulin/FtsZ family, C-terminal domain

Gene Expression Profile

  • Tetrahymena Functional Genomics Database:

TetraMine Data

TTHERM_00348510

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  • ( SD01914 ) knockout of btu1 with neo knockout of btu2 with bsr
  • ( SD01918 ) ∆BTU1 with H4 driven neo coding

Homologs (v.2006 protein sequences)

SourceIdentifierScoreDescription
WormBaseWBGene000065389.997093137033517e-262locus:tbb-4 Tubulin beta-4 c
hain status:Partially_confir
med UniProt:P41937 protein
_id:CAA86310.1
Tetrahymena borealisEI9_09761.19.997093137033517e-262tubulin/FtsZ family, GTPase do
main-containing protein (444 a
a)
DictyBaseDDB_G02691969.997093137033517e-262tubB on chromosome: 1 position
3261649 to 3263130
OxytrichaContig8792.0.g749.997093137033517e-262Tubulin/FtsZ family, GTPase do
main
SGDYFL037W9.997093137033517e-262TUB2 Beta-tubulin; associates
with alpha-tubulin (Tub1p and
Tub3p) to form tubulin dimer,
which polymerizes to form micr
otubules
Stentor CoeruleusSteCoe_228519.997093137033517e-262

General Information

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Associated Literature

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  2. Ref:15304567: Smith JJ, Cole ES, Romero DP (2004) Transcriptional control of RAD51 expression in the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila. Nucleic acids research 32(14):4313-21
  3. Ref:11862218: Thazhath R, Liu C, Gaertig J (2002) Polyglycylation domain of beta-tubulin maintains axonemal architecture and affects cytokinesis in Tetrahymena. Nature cell biology 4(3):256-9
  4. Ref:11891286: Shang Y, Song X, Bowen J, Corstanje R, Gao Y, Gaertig J, Gorovsky MA (2002) A robust inducible-repressible promoter greatly facilitates gene knockouts, conditional expression, and overexpression of homologous and heterologous genes in Tetrahymena thermophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99(6):3734-9
  5. Ref:11864572: Duan J, Gorovsky MA (2002) Both carboxy-terminal tails of alpha- and beta-tubulin are essential, but either one will suffice. Current biology : CB 12(4):313-6
  6. Ref:10831613: Xia L, Hai B, Gao Y, Burnette D, Thazhath R, Duan J, Bré MH, Levilliers N, Gorovsky MA, Gaertig J (2000) Polyglycylation of tubulin is essential and affects cell motility and division in Tetrahymena thermophila. The Journal of cell biology 149(5):1097-106
  7. Ref:10847334: Gaertig J (2000) Molecular mechanisms of microtubular organelle assembly in Tetrahymena. The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology 47(3):185-90
  8. Ref:10331805: Gaertig J, Gao Y, Tishgarten T, Clark TG, Dickerson HW (1999) Surface display of a parasite antigen in the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila. Nature biotechnology 17(5):462-5
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  10. Ref:7775576: Gaertig J, Cruz MA, Bowen J, Gu L, Pennock DG, Gorovsky MA (1995) Acetylation of lysine 40 in alpha-tubulin is not essential in Tetrahymena thermophila. The Journal of cell biology 129(5):1301-10
  11. Ref:7651434: Gu L, Gaertig J, Stargell LA, Gorovsky MA (1995) Gene-specific signal transduction between microtubules and tubulin genes in Tetrahymena thermophila. Molecular and cellular biology 15(9):5173-9
  12. Ref:9072048: Nakamura K, Shigaki Y, Takaya C (1995) Proteolysis of tubulin isotypes within Tetrahymena axonemes. Biological chemistry Hoppe-Seyler 376(12):729-32
  13. Ref:7804247: Levasseur PJ, Meng Q, Bouck GB (1995) Tubulin genes in the algal protist Euglena gracilis. The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology 41(5):468-77
  14. Ref:7910408: Gaertig J, Thatcher TH, Gu L, Gorovsky MA (1994) Electroporation-mediated replacement of a positively and negatively selectable beta-tubulin gene in Tetrahymena thermophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 91(10):4549-53
  15. Ref:7816630: Gaertig J, Gu L, Hai B, Gorovsky MA (1994) High frequency vector-mediated transformation and gene replacement in Tetrahymena. Nucleic acids research 22(24):5391-8
  16. Ref:8102139: Soares H, Galego L, Cóias R, Rodrigues-Pousada C (1993) The mechanisms of tubulin messenger regulation during Tetrahymena pyriformis reciliation. The Journal of biological chemistry 268(22):16623-30
  17. Ref:8102497: Mitchison TJ (1993) Localization of an exchangeable GTP binding site at the plus end of microtubules. Science (New York, N.Y.) 261(5124):1044-7
  18. Ref:8221902: Gaertig J, Thatcher TH, McGrath KE, Callahan RC, Gorovsky MA (1993) Perspectives on tubulin isotype function and evolution based on the observation that Tetrahymena thermophila microtubules contain a single alpha- and beta-tubulin. Cell motility and the cytoskeleton 25(3):243-53
  19. Ref:1339345: Dupuis P (1992) The beta-tubulin genes of Paramecium are interrupted by two 27 bp introns. The EMBO journal 11(10):3713-9
  20. Ref:1640053: Nakamura K, Okuya Y, Katahira M, Yoshida S, Wada S, Okuno M (1992) Analysis of tubulin isoforms by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis using SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis in the first dimension. Journal of biochemical and biophysical methods 24(3-4):195-203
  21. Ref:1902785: Soares H, Cyrne L, Barahona I, Rodrigues-Pousada C (1991) Different patterns of expression of beta-tubulin genes in Tetrahymena pyriformis during reciliation. European journal of biochemistry 197(2):291-9
  22. Ref:1900051: Penque D, Galego L, Rodrigues-Pousada C (1991) Multiple alpha-tubulin isoforms in cilia and cytoskeleton of Tetrahymena pyriformis generated by post-translational modifications. Studies during reciliation. European journal of biochemistry 195(2):487-94
  23. Ref:1689806: Krawczyńska W, Kludkiewicz B (1990) Polyadenylated RNA during DAPI-arrested regeneration of Tetrahymena cilia. Molecular and cellular biochemistry 92(1):53-60
  24. Ref:2768213: Hirano-Ohnishi J, Watanabe Y (1989) Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent phosphorylation of ciliary beta-tubulin in Tetrahymena. Journal of biochemistry 105(6):858-60
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Sequences

>TTHERM_00348510(coding)
ATGAGAGAAATCGTTCACATCTAGGGTGGTCAATGCGGTAACCAAATTGGTGCTAAGTTC
TGGGAAGTCATTTCCGATGAACACGGTATCGATCCCACTGGTACCTATCATGGTGACTCC
GATTTGCAATTGGAAAGAATCAACGTTTATTACAATGAAGCTACTGGTGGTAGATACGTC
CCCAGAGCTATCTTGATGGACTTAGAACCTGGTACCATGGACTCCGTCAGAGCTGGTCCT
TTCGGTCAACTCTTCAGACCTGATAACTTCGTTTTCGGTCAAACTGGTGCTGGTAACAAC
TGGGCTAAGGGTCACTACACCGAAGGTGCTGAATTAATTGACTCCGTTTTGGATGTTGTC
AGAAAGGAAGCTGAAGGTTGCGATTGCCTCTAAGGTTTCTAAATCACCCACTCCCTCGGT
GGTGGTACTGGTTCTGGTATGGGTACCCTCCTTATTTCCAAGGTCAGAGAAGAATATCCT
GATAGAATCATGGAAACCTTCTCCGTCGTCCCCTCTCCCAAGGTCTCTGATACCGTCGTT
GAACCCTACAATGCCACCCTTTCCGTCCATCAATTGGTCGAAAATGCTGATGAATGTATG
GTCATCGATAACGAAGCTCTTTACGATATCTGCTTCAGAACCCTCAAGCTCACCACCCCC
ACTTATGGTGATCTTAACCACTTGGTCTCTGCTGCCATGTCTGGTGTTACTTGCTGTCTC
AGATTCCCTGGTCAATTGAACTCCGATCTTAGAAAGCTCGCTGTCAACTTGATTCCCTTC
CCTCGTCTCCACTTCTTCATGATTGGTTTCGCTCCCCTTACCTCCAGAGGTTCTCAATAA
TACAGAGCCCTCACTGTTCCTGAATTGACCTAATAAATGTTCGATGCCAAGAATATGATG
TGCGCTGCTGATCCCAGACACGGTAGATATTTGACTGCCTCCGCTCTCTTCAGAGGTAGA
ATGTCCACCAAGGAAGTCGACGAATAAATGCTCAACGTCTAAAACAAGAACTCTTCTTAC
TTCGTTGAATGGATTCCCAACAACATCAAGTCTTCCATTTGTGATATTCCTCCTAAGGGT
CTTAAGATGGCTGTCACCTTCGTTGGTAACTCCACTGCTATCCAAGAAATGTTCAAGAGA
GTCGCTGAATAATTCACTGCTATGTTCAGAAGAAAGGCTTTCTTACATTGGTACACTGGT
GAAGGTATGGACGAAATGGAATTCACTGAAGCTGAATCCAACATGAACGATCTCGTCTCC
GAATATCAACAATATCAAGATGCCACCGCTGAAGAAGAAGGTGAATTCGAAGAAGAAGAA
GGTGAAAACTGA


>TTHERM_00348510(protein)
MREIVHIQGGQCGNQIGAKFWEVISDEHGIDPTGTYHGDSDLQLERINVYYNEATGGRYV
PRAILMDLEPGTMDSVRAGPFGQLFRPDNFVFGQTGAGNNWAKGHYTEGAELIDSVLDVV
RKEAEGCDCLQGFQITHSLGGGTGSGMGTLLISKVREEYPDRIMETFSVVPSPKVSDTVV
EPYNATLSVHQLVENADECMVIDNEALYDICFRTLKLTTPTYGDLNHLVSAAMSGVTCCL
RFPGQLNSDLRKLAVNLIPFPRLHFFMIGFAPLTSRGSQQYRALTVPELTQQMFDAKNMM
CAADPRHGRYLTASALFRGRMSTKEVDEQMLNVQNKNSSYFVEWIPNNIKSSICDIPPKG
LKMAVTFVGNSTAIQEMFKRVAEQFTAMFRRKAFLHWYTGEGMDEMEFTEAESNMNDLVS
EYQQYQDATAEEEGEFEEEEGEN


>TTHERM_00348510(gene)
ATGAGAGAAATCGTTCACATCTAGGGTGGTCAATGCGGTAACCAAATTGGTGCTAAGTTC
TGGGAAGTCATTTCCGATGAACACGGTATCGATCCCACTGGTACCTATCATGGTGACTCC
GATTTGCAATTGGAAAGAATCAACGTTTATTACAATGAAGCTACTGGTGGTAGATACGTC
CCCAGAGCTATCTTGATGGACTTAGAACCTGGTACCATGGACTCCGTCAGAGCTGGTCCT
TTCGGTCAACTCTTCAGACCTGATAACTTCGTTTTCGGTCAAACTGGTGCTGGTAACAAC
TGGGCTAAGGGTCACTACACCGAAGGTGCTGAATTAATTGACTCCGTTTTGGATGTTGTC
AGAAAGGAAGCTGAAGGTTGCGATTGCCTCTAAGGTTTCTAAATCACCCACTCCCTCGGT
GGTGGTACTGGTTCTGGTATGGGTACCCTCCTTATTTCCAAGGTCAGAGAAGAATATCCT
GATAGAATCATGGAAACCTTCTCCGTCGTCCCCTCTCCCAAGGTCTCTGATACCGTCGTT
GAACCCTACAATGCCACCCTTTCCGTCCATCAATTGGTCGAAAATGCTGATGAATGTATG
GTCATCGATAACGAAGCTCTTTACGATATCTGCTTCAGAACCCTCAAGCTCACCACCCCC
ACTTATGGTGATCTTAACCACTTGGTCTCTGCTGCCATGTCTGGTGTTACTTGCTGTCTC
AGATTCCCTGGTCAATTGAACTCCGATCTTAGAAAGCTCGCTGTCAACTTGATTCCCTTC
CCTCGTCTCCACTTCTTCATGATTGGTTTCGCTCCCCTTACCTCCAGAGGTTCTCAATAA
TACAGAGCCCTCACTGTTCCTGAATTGACCTAATAAATGTTCGATGCCAAGAATATGATG
TGCGCTGCTGATCCCAGACACGGTAGATATTTGACTGCCTCCGCTCTCTTCAGAGGTAGA
ATGTCCACCAAGGAAGTCGACGAATAAATGCTCAACGTCTAAAACAAGAACTCTTCTTAC
TTCGTTGAATGGATTCCCAACAACATCAAGTCTTCCATTTGTGATATTCCTCCTAAGGGT
CTTAAGATGGCTGTCACCTTCGTTGGTAACTCCACTGCTATCCAAGAAATGTTCAAGAGA
GTCGCTGAATAATTCACTGCTATGTTCAGAAGAAAGGCTTTCTTACATTGGTACACTGGT
GAAGGTATGGACGAAATGGAATTCACTGAAGCTGAATCCAACATGAACGATCTCGTCTCC
GAATATCAACAATATCAAGATGCCACCGCTGAAGAAGAAGGTGAATTCGAAGAAGAAGAA
GGTGAAAACTGA