Detailed view for Tbg972.11.18040

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 548488
Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase, putative

Source Database / ID: 

pI: 5.3976 | Length (AA): 1184 | MW (Da): 131237 | Paralog Number: 0

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

Pfam domains

PF00443   Ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase

Gene Ontology

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GO:0036459   GO:thiol-dependent ubiquitinyl hydrolase activity  

GO:0016579   protein deubiquitination  
GO:0004843   ubiquitin-specific protease activity  
GO:0006511   ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process  

Metabolic Pathways

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

Structural information

Modbase 3D models:

There are 7 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
521 959 3ihp (A) 280 797 26.00 0.0000037 0.74 0.249777 1.59
526 804 2gfo (A) 772 1067 28.00 0 1 0.450642 0.49
528 693 2y6e (A) 299 472 35.00 0 0.99 0.549203 -0.36
530 625 5l8h (A) 34 132 29.00 0.00017 0.94 0.538081 -1.09
531 583 2ayn (A) 104 158 43.00 0.0057 0.17 0.211764 1.54
1031 1181 5gvi (A) 260 492 30.00 0.00014 0.97 0.236534 0.82
1127 1179 2hd5 (A) 455 519 40.00 0.48 0.7 0.277064 1.6

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_153337)

Species Accession Gene Product
Leishmania braziliensis LbrM.32.3160   ubiquitin hydrolase, putative,cysteine peptidase, Clan CA, family C19, putative
Leishmania donovani LdBPK_323060.1   ubiquitin hydrolase, putative
Leishmania infantum LinJ.32.3060   ubiquitin hydrolase, putative,cysteine peptidase, Clan CA, family C19, putative
Leishmania major LmjF.32.2910   ubiquitin hydrolase, putative,cysteine peptidase, Clan CA, family C19, putative
Leishmania mexicana LmxM.31.2910   ubiquitin hydrolase, putative,cysteine peptidase, Clan CA, family C19, putative
Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Tbg972.11.18040   ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase, putative
Trypanosoma brucei Tb927.11.16100   ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase, putative
Trypanosoma congolense TcIL3000.11.16020   ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase, putative
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.509073.30   ubiquitin hydrolase, putative
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.508707.180   ubiquitin hydrolase, putative


Tbg972.11.18040 has one or more orthologs with essentiality data
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
Tb11.01.7760 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (3 days) alsford
Tb11.01.7760 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (6 days) alsford
Tb11.01.7760 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in procyclic forms alsford
Tb11.01.7760 Trypanosoma brucei significant loss of fitness in differentiation of procyclic to bloodstream forms alsford
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
  • 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.
  • shigen Profiling of E. coli Chromosome (PEC) National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

Phenotypes and Validation (curated)

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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
Species Known druggable target Linked compounds Reference
Leishmania major ubiquitin hydrolase, putative,cysteine peptidase, Clan CA, family C19, putative Compounds References
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

No literature references available for this target.

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