Detailed view for Rv2485c

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 6314
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Probable carboxylesterase LipQ

Source Database / ID:  Tuberculist 

pI: 8.8349 | Length (AA): 421 | MW (Da): 45249 | Paralog Number: 3

Signal peptide: N | GPI Anchor: | 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

PF07859   alpha/beta hydrolase fold

Gene Ontology

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GO:0016787   hydrolase activity  
GO:0008152   metabolic 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
83 401 5jd5 (A) 16 319 26.00 0 1 1.05072 0.01
137 267 1f6w (A) 67 212 38.00 0.000055 1 0.566364 -0.17
154 255 4be9 (A) 111 226 32.00 0.0014 1 0.60428 -0.88
168 369 1jji (A) 79 280 30.00 0.00000056 1 0.73401 -0.26

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
Lower 20-40% percentile Dormant phase. hasan
Upregulation Percent Ranking Stage Dataset
Lower 0-20% percentile Dormant phase. murphy
Show/Hide expression data references
  • murphy Identification of gene targets against dormant phase Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections.
  • hasan Prioritizing genomic drug targets in pathogens: application to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.


Ortholog group members (OG5_130169)

Species Accession Gene Product
Arabidopsis thaliana AT1G26120   probable isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase ICMEL1
Arabidopsis thaliana AT3G02410   probable isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase ICMEL2
Arabidopsis thaliana AT5G15860   prenylcysteine methylesterase
Dictyostelium discoideum DDB_G0292226   hypothetical protein
Leishmania braziliensis LbrM.15.0360   ecotin, putative
Leishmania donovani LdBPK_150370.1   Isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase, putative
Leishmania infantum LinJ.15.0370   ecotin, putative
Leishmania major LmjF.15.0320   ecotin, putative
Leishmania mexicana LmxM.15.0320   hypothetical protein, conserved
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv2284   Probable esterase LipM
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv0220   Probable esterase LipC
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv1426c   Probable esterase LipO
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv2485c   Probable carboxylesterase LipQ
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_2704   membrane-bound esterase LipM
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_1112   esterase LipC
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_3766   carboxylesterase LipQ
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_1819   esterase LipO
Oryza sativa 4339700   Os05g0577200
Oryza sativa 4326560   Os01g0642000
Oryza sativa 4342018   Os06g0708100
Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Tbg972.5.2460   hypothetical protein, conserved
Trypanosoma brucei Tb927.5.1760   Isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase, putative
Trypanosoma congolense TcIL3000_0_36010   Isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase, putative
Trypanosoma congolense TcIL3000_0_45730   Isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase, putative
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.505229.10   Isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase, putative
Trypanosoma cruzi TcCLB.510823.30   Isoprenylcysteine alpha-carbonyl methylesterase, putative


Rv2485c has direct evidence of essentiality
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
mtu222 Mycobacterium tuberculosis non-essential nmpdr
mtu1449 Mycobacterium tuberculosis non-essential nmpdr
mtu2528 this record Mycobacterium tuberculosis non-essential nmpdr
Tb927.5.1760 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (3 days) alsford
Tb927.5.1760 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in bloodstream forms (6 days) alsford
Tb927.5.1760 Trypanosoma brucei significant gain of fitness in procyclic forms alsford
Tb927.5.1760 Trypanosoma brucei no significant loss or gain of fitness in differentiation of procyclic to bloodstream forms alsford
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • 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.
  • 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
  • blattner Systematic mutagenesis of the E. coli (MG1655) genome J Bacteriol 2004, 186:4921-4930
  • keio Systematic single-gene knock-out mutants of E. coli K12 The Keio Collection
  • neb C. elegans RNAi phenotypes Data obtained from Wormbase WS150, curated by K. Chaudary and T. Carlow, New England Biolabs
  • yeastgenome Systematic deletion of yeast genes Saccharomyces Genome Database
  • gerdes Experimental determination and system-level analysis of essential genes in E. coli MG1655 Gerdes et al., J Bacteriol. 2003 185:5673-84
  • shigen Profiling of E. coli Chromosome (PEC) National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • 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.
  • nmpdr Genome-scale essentiality datasets from published studies (M. tuberculosis) National Microbial Pathogen Data Resource

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
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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