Detailed view for MUL_3818

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 952195
Mycobacterium ulcerans, fatty acid synthase Fas

Source Database / ID:  KEGG  

pI: 4.6667 | Length (AA): 3072 | MW (Da): 326056 | Paralog Number: 0

Signal peptide: N | GPI Anchor: N | 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

PF00109   Beta-ketoacyl synthase, N-terminal domain
PF00698   Acyl transferase domain
PF01575   MaoC like domain
PF02801   Beta-ketoacyl synthase, C-terminal domain
PF08354   Domain of unknown function (DUF1729)

Gene Ontology

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GO:0004318   enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase (NADH) activity  
GO:0005835   fatty acid synthase complex  
GO:0016740   transferase activity  
GO:0004312   fatty-acid synthase activity  
GO:0003824   catalytic activity  
GO:0055114   oxidation reduction  
GO:0008152   metabolic process  
GO:0006633   fatty acid biosynthetic process  

Metabolic Pathways

Structural information

Modbase 3D models:

There are 10 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
10 1640 2uv8 (G) 130 2050 28.00 0 1 0.635624 0.42
1205 1330 4w78 (B) 6 125 22.00 0 0.5 0.255716 -0.37
1209 1332 1iq6 (A) 12 133 26.00 0 0.83 0.278065 -0.04
1255 1725 5yda (A) 0 378 22.00 0 1 0.0770203 0.93
1333 1583 3ezo (A) 1 213 38.00 0.0000000037 1 0.317506 0.61
1333 1706 3g87 (A) 6 289 29.00 0 1 0.108445 0.41
1338 1709 2cuy (A) 6 286 36.00 0.000000017 1 0.184894 0.63
1640 3068 3hmj (A) 3 1726 31.00 0 1 0.504869 0.77
2582 2991 2vba (A) 23 401 24.00 0 1 0.248164 0.63
2619 2987 3ho9 (A) 62 405 33.00 0 1 0.346917 0.7

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_129123)

Species Accession Gene Product
Candida albicans CaO19.8594   similar to S. cerevisiae FAS1 (YKL182W) fatty acid synthetase beta subunit
Candida albicans CaO19.979   similar to S. cerevisiae FAS1 (YKL182W) fatty acid synthetase beta subunit
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv2524c   Probable fatty acid synthase Fas (fatty acid synthetase)
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_3818   fatty acid synthase Fas
Saccharomyces cerevisiae YKL182W   tetrafunctional fatty acid synthase subunit FAS1
Saccharomyces cerevisiae YPL231W   trifunctional fatty acid synthase subunit FAS2


MUL_3818 has one or more orthologs with essentiality data
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
YKL182W Saccharomyces cerevisiae inviable yeastgenome
YPL231W Saccharomyces cerevisiae inviable yeastgenome
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • keio Systematic single-gene knock-out mutants of E. coli K12 The Keio Collection
  • 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
  • yeastgenome Systematic deletion of yeast genes Saccharomyces Genome Database
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • alsford High-throughput phenotyping using parallel sequencing of RNA interference targets in the African trypanosome Genome Res 2011, 21:915-924
  • 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
Species Target Length Identity Alignment span Linked Drugs Reference
Staphylococcus aureus 3-oxoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] synthase 2 403 aa 26.5% 325 aa Compounds References

Obtained from network model

Ranking Plot

Putative Drugs List

Compound Raw Global Species
0.01 0.3212 0
0.0051 0.251 0.0623
0.0115 0.3243 0.1689
0.0071 0.2948 0
0.0097 0.3189 0.2947
0.0115 0.3243 0.1689
0.0047 0.2667 0


Assay information

No assay information for this target.

Reagent availability

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Bibliographic References

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