Detailed view for LmjF.03.0600

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 28711
Leishmania major, arginine N-methyltransferase, putative

Source Database / ID:  TriTrypDB  GeneDB

pI: 6.3433 | Length (AA): 405 | MW (Da): 44398 | Paralog Number: 0

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

Druggability Group : DG1

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

PF13847   Methyltransferase domain

Gene Ontology

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No GO information for this protein.

Structural information

Modbase 3D models:

There are 9 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
3 233 1fp1 (D) 101 356 13.00 0 0.99 0.44 0.46
7 219 1r18 (A) 4 221 13.00 0 0.57 0.43 -0.53
38 403 1f3l (A) 208 528 29.00 0 1 1.13 -0.36
73 188 1l3i (A) 28 135 19.00 0.00000024 0.74 0.58 -1.51
22 390 4y30 (B) 26 364 25.00 0 1 1.06781 0.38
28 184 2avd (A) 54 209 18.00 0 0.93 0.563354 -0.28
49 395 2fyt (A) 239 548 28.00 0 1 1.03049 0.21
50 403 5dst (A) 79 394 28.00 0 1 1.07907 0.18
80 128 3g5l (A) 44 100 45.00 0.16 0.67 0.412388 0.56

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
Mid 40-60% percentile amastigotes, metacyclic. Fernandes MC
Show/Hide expression data references
  • Fernandes MC Dual Transcriptome Profiling of Leishmania-Infected Human Macrophages Reveals Distinct Reprogramming Signatures.


Ortholog group members (OG5_154545)

Species Accession Gene Product
Leishmania braziliensis LbrM.15.1340   arginine N-methyltransferase
Leishmania donovani LdBPK_030580.1   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Leishmania infantum LinJ.03.0580   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Leishmania major LmjF.03.0600   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Leishmania mexicana LmxM.03.0600   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Tbg972.10.4430   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Trypanosoma brucei Tb927.10.3560   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Trypanosoma congolense TcIL3000_10_2970   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.508153.1110   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.510311.140   arginine N-methyltransferase, putative


LmjF.03.0600 has one or more orthologs with essentiality data
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
Tb927.10.3560 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (3 days) alsford
Tb927.10.3560 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (6 days) alsford
Tb927.10.3560 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in procyclic forms alsford
Tb927.10.3560 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in differentiation of procyclic to bloodstream forms alsford
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • alsford High-throughput phenotyping using parallel sequencing of RNA interference targets in the African trypanosome Genome Res 2011, 21:915-924
  • nmpdr Genome-scale essentiality datasets from published studies (M. tuberculosis) National Microbial Pathogen Data Resource
  • gerdes Experimental determination and system-level analysis of essential genes in E. coli MG1655 Gerdes et al., J Bacteriol. 2003 185:5673-84
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • yeastgenome Systematic deletion of yeast genes Saccharomyces Genome Database
  • shigen Profiling of E. coli Chromosome (PEC) National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • neb C. elegans RNAi phenotypes Data obtained from Wormbase WS150, curated by K. Chaudary and T. Carlow, New England Biolabs
  • keio Systematic single-gene knock-out mutants of E. coli K12 The Keio Collection
  • 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
  • wormbase C. elegans RNAi experiments WormBase web site,, release WS170

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
Species Target Length Identity Alignment span Linked Drugs Reference
Emericella nidulans RmtA 345 aa 29.7% 350 aa Compounds References

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

26 literature references were collected for this gene.

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