Detailed view for CT_238

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 934853
Chlamydia trachomatis, malonyl CoA-ACP transacylase

Source Database / ID:  KEGG  

pI: 4.5741 | Length (AA): 308 | MW (Da): 33535 | 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

PF00698   Acyl transferase domain

Gene Ontology

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GO:0016740   transferase activity  
GO:0004314   [acyl-carrier-protein] S-malonyltransferase activity  
GO:0008152   metabolic process  

Metabolic Pathways

Structural information

Modbase 3D models:

There are 5 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
1 306 2jfk (A) 489 799 22.00 0 1 1.25351 -0.23
3 305 3tqe (A) 4 309 32.00 0 1 1.50587 -1.28
4 306 3qat (A) 3 311 37.00 0 1 1.52377 -1.06
6 302 2cuy (A) 4 298 38.00 0 1 1.52229 -1.08
7 52 2uv8 (G) 1665 1714 43.00 0.49 0.84 0.489651 0.83

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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_127857)

Species Accession Gene Product
Arabidopsis thaliana AT2G30200   [acyl-carrier-protein] S-malonyltransferase
Candida albicans CaO19.6643   similar to bacterial/mitochondrial malonyl CoA:acyl carrier transacylase
Candida albicans CaO19.13964   similar to bacterial/mitochondrial malonyl CoA:acyl carrier transacylase
Caenorhabditis elegans CELE_C50D2.9   Protein C50D2.9
Chlamydia trachomatis CT_238   malonyl CoA-ACP transacylase
Dictyostelium discoideum DDB_G0270558   hypothetical protein
Drosophila melanogaster Dmel_CG7842   bad egg
Escherichia coli b1092   malonyl-CoA-[acyl-carrier-protein] transacylase
Echinococcus granulosus EgrG_000839400   Malonyl coenzyme A acyl carrier protein transacylase
Echinococcus multilocularis EmuJ_000839400   Malonyl coenzyme A acyl carrier protein transacylase
Homo sapiens ENSG00000100294   malonyl CoA:ACP acyltransferase (mitochondrial)
Mycobacterium leprae ML1653   MALONYL CoA-ACYL CARRIER PROTEIN TRANSACYLASE FABD (Malonyl CoA:AcpM acyltransferase) (MCT)
Mus musculus ENSMUSG00000048755   malonyl CoA:ACP acyltransferase (mitochondrial)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv2243   Malonyl CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase FabD (malonyl CoA:ACPM acyltransferase) (MCT)
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_1306   malonyl CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase FabD
Neospora caninum NCLIV_046840   Acyl-carrier-protein S-malonyltransferase (EC, related
Oryza sativa 4332547   Os03g0297400
Plasmodium berghei PBANKA_1410500   malonyl CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase, putative
Plasmodium falciparum PF3D7_1312000   malonyl CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase
Plasmodium knowlesi PKNH_1412700   malonyl CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase, putative
Plasmodium vivax PVX_122435   malonyl CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase precursor, putative
Plasmodium yoelii PY05492   malonyl CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase precursor
Schistosoma japonicum Sjp_0302820   ko:K00645 [acyl-carrier-protein] S-malonyltransferase [EC2.3.1.39], putative
Schistosoma mansoni Smp_072090.2   [ACP] S-malonyltransferase
Schistosoma mansoni Smp_072090.3   [ACP] S-malonyltransferase
Schistosoma mansoni Smp_072090.4   [ACP] S-malonyltransferase
Schistosoma mansoni Smp_072090.1   [ACP] S-malonyltransferase
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.013551.00   Malonyl-CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase, mitochondrial
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.052433.00  
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.005521.05   Malonyl-CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase, mitochondrial
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.004448.02   Malonyl-CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase, mitochondrial
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.010055.00   Malonyl-CoA-acyl carrier protein transacylase, mitochondrial
Toxoplasma gondii TGME49_225990   acyl transferase domain-containing protein
Wolbachia endosymbiont of Brugia malayi Wbm0402   ACP S-malonyltransferase


CT_238 has one or more orthologs with essentiality data
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
b1092 Escherichia coli essential goodall
PBANKA_1410500 Plasmodium berghei Dispensable plasmo
TGME49_225990 Toxoplasma gondii Essentiality uncertain sidik
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • nmpdr Genome-scale essentiality datasets from published studies (M. tuberculosis) National Microbial Pathogen Data Resource
  • 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.
  • shigen Profiling of E. coli Chromosome (PEC) National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • 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

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

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Bibliographic References

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