Detailed view for TGME49_275870

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 263115
Toxoplasma gondii, tubulin/FtsZ family, GTPase domain-containing protein

Source Database / ID:  ToxoDB 

pI: 6.494 | Length (AA): 300 | MW (Da): 33622 | Paralog Number: 1

Signal peptide: N | GPI Anchor: N | Predicted trans-membrane segments: 1

Pfam domains

PF00091   Tubulin/FtsZ family, GTPase domain

Gene Ontology

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GO:0043234   protein complex  
GO:0005874   microtubule  
GO:0003924   GTPase activity  
GO:0005525   GTP binding  
GO:0005198   structural molecule activity  
GO:0051258   protein polymerization  
GO:0007018   microtubule-based movement  
GO:0007017   microtubule-based process  

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
2 298 3cb2 (A) 2 288 26.00 0 1 1.2142 -0.05
2 233 1z5v (A) 2 210 38.00 0 0.99 0.992033 0.19
3 299 5eyp (A) 2 282 28.00 0 1 1.2302 -0.31
3 296 4u3j (A) 2 280 31.00 0 1 1.2832 -0.24

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


Upregulation Percent Ranking Stage Dataset
Upper 60-80% percentile ME49 Oocyst, ME49 Bradyzoite. Fritz HM Sibley/Greg
Upregulation Percent Ranking Stage Dataset
Mid 40-60% percentile VEG Tachyzoite. Gregory
Upregulation Percent Ranking Stage Dataset
Lower 20-40% percentile ME49 Tachyzoite, ME49 merozoite. Gregory Hehl AB
Show/Hide expression data references
  • Sibley/Greg ToxoDB
  • Hehl AB Asexual expansion of Toxoplasma gondii merozoites is distinct from tachyzoites and entails expression of non-overlapping gene families to attach, invade, and replicate within feline enterocytes.
  • Gregory ToxoDB
  • Fritz HM Transcriptomic analysis of toxoplasma development reveals many novel functions and structures specific to sporozoites and oocysts.


Ortholog group members (OG5_130726)

Species Accession Gene Product
Echinococcus granulosus EgrG_000603100   tubulin epsilon chain
Echinococcus multilocularis EmuJ_000603100   tubulin epsilon chain
Giardia lamblia GL50803_6336   Epsilon tubulin
Homo sapiens ENSG00000074935   tubulin, epsilon 1
Leishmania braziliensis LbrM.21.1240   epsilon tubulin, putative
Leishmania donovani LdBPK_211250.1   epsilon tubulin, putative
Leishmania infantum LinJ.21.1250   epsilon tubulin, putative
Leishmania major LmjF.21.1010   epsilon tubulin, putative
Leishmania mexicana LmxM.21.1010   epsilon tubulin, putative
Mus musculus ENSMUSG00000019845   epsilon-tubulin 1
Neospora caninum NCLIV_007070   tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Plasmodium berghei PBANKA_1300500   tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Plasmodium falciparum PF3D7_1475700   tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Plasmodium knowlesi PKNH_1246000   tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Plasmodium vivax PVX_118660   tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Plasmodium yoelii PY05777   tubulin beta chain
Schistosoma japonicum Sjp_0009290   ko:K10391 tubulin epsilon, putative
Schistosoma mansoni Smp_028360   tubulin subunit epsilon
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.013167.01   Tubulin epsilon chain
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.013167.02   Tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.016956.01   Tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.023212.00   Tubulin epsilon chain, putative
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.016956.00  
Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Tbg972.10.1240   epsilon tubulin
Trypanosoma brucei Tb927.10.1140   epsilon tubulin
Trypanosoma brucei Tb11.0530   epsilon tubulin
Trypanosoma congolense TcIL3000_10_940   epsilon tubulin
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.509967.160   epsilon tubulin, putative
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.509695.120   epsilon tubulin, putative
Toxoplasma gondii TGME49_275970   tubulin, putative
Toxoplasma gondii TGME49_275870 this record   tubulin/FtsZ family, GTPase domain-containing protein
Trichomonas vaginalis TVAG_065740   tubulin gamma chain, putative


TGME49_275870 has direct evidence of essentiality
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
Tb927.10.1140 Trypanosoma brucei significant gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (3 days) alsford
Tb927.10.1140 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (6 days) alsford
Tb927.10.1140 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in procyclic forms alsford
Tb927.10.1140 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in differentiation of procyclic to bloodstream forms alsford
PBANKA_1300500 Plasmodium berghei Dispensable plasmo
TGME49_275870 this record Toxoplasma gondii Probably non-essential sidik
TGME49_275970 Toxoplasma gondii Probably non-essential sidik
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • yeastgenome Systematic deletion of yeast genes Saccharomyces Genome Database
  • wormbase C. elegans RNAi experiments WormBase web site,, release WS170
  • gerdes Experimental determination and system-level analysis of essential genes in E. coli MG1655 Gerdes et al., J Bacteriol. 2003 185:5673-84
  • nmpdr Genome-scale essentiality datasets from published studies (M. tuberculosis) National Microbial Pathogen Data Resource
  • alsford High-throughput phenotyping using parallel sequencing of RNA interference targets in the African trypanosome Genome Res 2011, 21:915-924
  • shigen Profiling of E. coli Chromosome (PEC) National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • 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.
  • blattner Systematic mutagenesis of the E. coli (MG1655) genome J Bacteriol 2004, 186:4921-4930
  • 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.
  • neb C. elegans RNAi phenotypes Data obtained from Wormbase WS150, curated by K. Chaudary and T. Carlow, New England Biolabs
  • 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.
  • keio Systematic single-gene knock-out mutants of E. coli K12 The Keio Collection

Phenotypes and Validation (curated)

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Annotated validation

No validation data for this target

Associated compounds / Druggability

Druggability index (range: 0 to 1): 0.5

Known modulators for this target

No chemical compounds associated to this gene

Predicted associations

By orthology with druggable targets
Species Known druggable target Linked compounds Reference
Leishmania major epsilon tubulin, putative Compounds References
By sequence similarity to non orthologous druggable targets
No additional associated druggable targets

Obtained from network model

Ranking Plot

Putative Drugs List

Compound Raw Global Species
0.0474 0.2926 0.2895
0.0318 0.3029 0.3022
0.05 0.2619 0
0.0101 0.3552 0.3552
0.0085 0.3918 0
0.0159 0.292 0.267
0.0092 0.4079 0
0.0102 0.3953 0
0.032 0.2999 0.2999


Assay information

No assay information for this target.

Reagent availability

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Bibliographic References

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