Detailed view for Bm1_00230

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 234509
Brugia malayi, Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding domain containing protein

Source Database / ID:  GenBank

pI: 9.4813 | Length (AA): 210 | MW (Da): 23876 | Paralog Number: 1

Signal peptide: N | GPI Anchor: N | Predicted trans-membrane segments: 0

Druggability Group : DG2

Targets have been classified into druggability groups (DG) according to their druggability score in network driven prioritizations. DGs range from 1 to 5; the higher the group number, the higher the chance of the target to be druggable

Pfam domains

PF00010   Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding domain

Gene Ontology

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GO:0005634   nucleus  
GO:0046983   protein dimerization activity  
GO:0030528   transcription regulator activity  
GO:0045449   regulation of transcription  

Metabolic Pathways

This gene is not mapped to any metabolic pathway in KEGG.

Structural information

Modbase 3D models:

There are 4 models calculated for this protein. More info on these models, including the models themselves is available at: Modbase

Target Beg Target End Template Template Beg Template End Identity Evalue Model Score MPQS zDope
11 97 5eyo (A) 21 105 27.00 0 0.81 0.785686 -0.79
12 68 4h10 (A) 71 127 21.00 0 0.41 0.612829 -1.25
14 71 1a0a (A) 1 61 29.00 0 0.34 0.47059 0.43
20 210 1u4q (A) 1663 1852 17.00 0 0.62 1.14392 -0.53

Help me make sense of these data.

Target Beg: first modeled residue
Target End: last modeled residue
Template: template structure used for modelling (PDB accession and chain)
Template Beg: first template residue in target-template alignment
Template End: last template residue in target-template alignment
Identity: sequence identity
Evalue: E value for target-template hit
Model Score: GA341 score (>0.7 for reliable model)
MPQS: ModPipe Quality Score (>1.1 for reliable model)
zDope: zDope Score (negative for reliable model)

A more detailed description of these scores is available at the Modbase Model Evaluation Help Pages, and in the papers referenced therein.

PDB Structures:

No structure availble in the PDB for this protein


No expression data available for this gene


Ortholog group members (OG5_133053)

Species Accession Gene Product
Brugia malayi Bm1_00230   Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding domain containing protein
Brugia malayi Bm1_07860   hypothetical protein
Caenorhabditis elegans CELE_T20B12.6   Protein MML-1, isoform A
Drosophila melanogaster Dmel_CG18362   Mlx interactor
Echinococcus granulosus EgrG_000988300   MLX interacting protein
Homo sapiens 22877   MLX interacting protein
Loa Loa (eye worm) LOAG_11132   hypothetical protein
Loa Loa (eye worm) LOAG_14000   hypothetical protein
Loa Loa (eye worm) LOAG_11131   hypothetical protein
Loa Loa (eye worm) LOAG_15170   helix-loop-helix DNA-binding domain-containing protein
Mus musculus ENSMUSG00000038342   MLX interacting protein
Onchocerca volvulus OVOC9462  
Onchocerca volvulus OVOC9463  
Schistosoma japonicum Sjp_0056840   ko:K09113 MAX-like protein X, putative
Schistosoma japonicum Sjp_0311420   expressed protein
Schistosoma mansoni Smp_162080   hypothetical protein
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.001187.00   Protein WBSCR14 homolog


Bm1_00230 has one or more orthologs with essentiality data
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
CELE_T20B12.6 Caenorhabditis elegans embryonic lethal wormbase
CELE_T20B12.6 Caenorhabditis elegans larval arrest wormbase
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • wormbase C. elegans RNAi experiments WormBase web site,, release WS170
  • alsford High-throughput phenotyping using parallel sequencing of RNA interference targets in the African trypanosome Genome Res 2011, 21:915-924
  • plasmo Functional Profiling of a Plasmodium Genome Reveals an Abundance of Essential Genes. Bushell, Ellen, et al. "Functional profiling of a Plasmodium genome reveals an abundance of essential genes." Cell 170.2 (2017): 260-272.
  • blattner Systematic mutagenesis of the E. coli (MG1655) genome J Bacteriol 2004, 186:4921-4930
  • yeastgenome Systematic deletion of yeast genes Saccharomyces Genome Database
  • nmpdr Genome-scale essentiality datasets from published studies (M. tuberculosis) National Microbial Pathogen Data Resource
  • sidik A Genome-wide CRISPR Screen in Toxoplasma Identifies Essential Apicomplexan Genes. Sidik, Saima M., et al. "A genome-wide CRISPR screen in toxoplasma identifies essential apicomplexan genes." Cell 166.6 (2016): 1423-1435.
  • gerdes Experimental determination and system-level analysis of essential genes in E. coli MG1655 Gerdes et al., J Bacteriol. 2003 185:5673-84
  • neb C. elegans RNAi phenotypes Data obtained from Wormbase WS150, curated by K. Chaudary and T. Carlow, New England Biolabs
  • goodall The Essential Genome of Escherichia coli K-12 (Transposon directed high-throughput mutagenesis) Goodall, Emily CA, et al. "The essential genome of Escherichia coli K-12." mBio 9.1 (2018): e02096-17.
  • keio Systematic single-gene knock-out mutants of E. coli K12 The Keio Collection
  • shigen Profiling of E. coli Chromosome (PEC) National Institute of Genetics, Japan

Phenotypes and Validation (curated)

We have no manually annotated phenotypes for this target. What does this mean? / Care to help?

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Annotated validation

No validation data for this target

Associated compounds / Druggability

Known modulators for this target

No chemical compounds associated to this gene

Predicted associations

By orthology with druggable targets
Non orthologous druggable targets
By sequence similarity to non orthologous druggable targets
No additional associated druggable targets

Obtained from network model
No druggable targets predicted through repurposing network model


Assay information

No assay information for this target.

Reagent availability

No reagent availability information for this target.

Bibliographic References

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