Detailed view for MUL_1546

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 952321
Mycobacterium ulcerans, fatty-acid-CoA ligase FadD11

Source Database / ID:  KEGG  

pI: 4.5948 | Length (AA): 608 | MW (Da): 65494 | 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

PF00501   AMP-binding enzyme

Gene Ontology

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GO:0003824   catalytic 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 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
2 161 1amu (A) 33 190 15.00 0 0.68 0.476258 -0.39
4 590 5msd (A) 56 636 24.00 0 1 1.07626 0.71
11 605 5u29 (A) 106 677 20.00 0 1 0.972418 0.78
15 238 5d6j (A) 26 249 28.00 0.000000055 1 0.493221 0.07
361 467 6abh (D) 333 450 38.00 0.000000008 0.75 0.368787 1.14

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_150506)

Species Accession Gene Product
Babesia bovis BBOV_III010400   long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase, putative
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv1550   Probable fatty-acid-CoA ligase FadD11 (fatty-acid-CoA synthetase) (fatty-acid-CoA synthase)
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_1546   fatty-acid-CoA ligase FadD11
Plasmodium berghei PBANKA_1453300   acyl-CoA synthetase, putative
Plasmodium falciparum PF3D7_1238800   acyl-CoA synthetase
Plasmodium knowlesi PKNH_1458600   acyl-CoA synthetase, putative
Plasmodium vivax PVX_100890   long-chain-fatty-acid--CoA ligase, putative
Plasmodium yoelii PY00791   AMP-binding enzyme, putative
Theileria parva TP02_0107   long-chain fatty acid CoA ligase, putative


MUL_1546 has one or more orthologs with essentiality data
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
mtu1578 Mycobacterium tuberculosis non-essential nmpdr
PBANKA_1453300 Plasmodium berghei Slow plasmo
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • 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.
  • neb C. elegans RNAi phenotypes Data obtained from Wormbase WS150, curated by K. Chaudary and T. Carlow, New England Biolabs
  • 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.
  • shigen Profiling of E. coli Chromosome (PEC) National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • yeastgenome Systematic deletion of yeast genes Saccharomyces Genome Database
  • 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
  • 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
  • keio Systematic single-gene knock-out mutants of E. coli K12 The Keio Collection

Phenotypes and Validation (curated)

We have no manually annotated phenotypes for this target. What does this mean? / Care to help?

In TDR Targets, information about phenotypes that are caused by drugs, or by genetic manipulation of cells (e.g. gene knockouts or knockdowns) is manually curated from the literature. These descriptions help to describe the potential of the target for drug development. If no information is available for this gene or if the information is incomplete, this may mean that i) the papers containing this information either appeared after the curation effort for this organism was carried out or they were inadvertently missed by curators; or that ii) the curation effort for this organism has not yet started.

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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
Photinus pyralis Luciferin 4-monooxygenase 550 aa 23.5% 498 aa Compounds References
Photuris pennsylvanica Luciferase 552 aa 25.2% 492 aa Compounds References
Yersinia pestis AMP-binding enzyme family protein 525 aa 23.9% 486 aa Compounds References
Luciola lateralis Luciferase 548 aa 22.6% 474 aa Compounds References
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bifunctional enzyme MbtA: salicyl-AMP ligase (SAL-AMP ligase) + salicyl-S-ArCP synthetase 565 aa 22.6% 477 aa Compounds References
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Fatty-acid-AMP ligase FadD28 (fatty-acid-AMP synthetase) (fatty-acid-AMP synthase) 580 aa 24.2% 487 aa Compounds References
Photuris pennsylvanica Luciferin 4-monooxygenase 545 aa 22.5% 494 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

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Gene identifier MUL_1546 (Mycobacterium ulcerans), fatty-acid-CoA ligase FadD11
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