Detailed view for Rv0422c

Basic information

TDR Targets ID: 9958
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Probable phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase ThiD (HMP-phosphate kinase) (HMP-P kinase)

Source Database / ID: Tuberculist / Rv0422c 

pI: 5.5085 | Length (AA): 265 | MW (Da): 27511 | Paralog Number: 0

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

Pfam domains

PF08543   Phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase

Gene Ontology

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GO:0008972   phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase activity  
GO:0009228   thiamin biosynthetic process  

Metabolic Pathways

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
1 264 1jxh (A) 1 265 38.00 0 1 1.40133 -0.37
2 258 4c5l (A) 2 258 35.00 0 1 1.40291 -0.67
3 260 1ub0 (A) 1 256 45.00 0.0000000000067 1 1.50468 -0.5
4 246 4jjp (A) 6 245 37.00 0 1 1.36008 -0.48

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 Shows this level of upregulation in
This gene ranks in the lower 20-40% group of genes. Dormant phase, Dormant phase.
Show/Hide expression data references
  • hasan Prioritizing genomic drug targets in pathogens: application to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
  • murphy Identification of gene targets against dormant phase Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections.


Ortholog group members (OG5_128612)

Species Accession Gene Product
Arabidopsis thaliana AT1G22940   thiamine biosynthetic bifunctional enzyme TH1
Candida albicans CaO19.889   thiamine biosynthesis
Candida albicans CaO19.8508   thiamine biosynthesis
Escherichia coli b2103   bifunctional hydroxy-methylpyrimidine kinase/hydroxy-phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase
Mycobacterium leprae ML0295   Probable phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase ThiD
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv0422c this record   Probable phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase ThiD (HMP-phosphate kinase) (HMP-P kinase)
Mycobacterium ulcerans MUL_3599   phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase
Plasmodium falciparum PF3D7_0520500   phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase, putative
Plasmodium knowlesi PKNH_1012600   phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase, putative
Plasmodium vivax PVX_080220   phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase, putative
Saccharomyces cerevisiae YPL258C   bifunctional hydroxymethylpyrimidine kinase/phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase
Saccharomyces cerevisiae YOL055C   trifunctional hydroxymethylpyrimidine kinase/phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase/thiaminase
Saccharomyces cerevisiae YPR121W   putative phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase
Schmidtea mediterranea mk4.050116.03  
Treponema pallidum TP0115   phosphomethypyrimidine kinase (thiD)


Rv0422c has direct evidence of essentiality
Gene/Ortholog Organism Phenotype Source Study
mtu425 this record Mycobacterium tuberculosis essential nmpdr
b2103 Escherichia coli non-essential goodall
Show/Hide essentiality data references
  • blattner Systematic mutagenesis of the E. coli (MG1655) genome J Bacteriol 2004, 186:4921-4930
  • 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
  • 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.
  • yeastgenome Systematic deletion of yeast genes Saccharomyces Genome Database
  • 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
  • nmpdr Genome-scale essentiality datasets from published studies (M. tuberculosis) National Microbial Pathogen Data Resource
  • 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.
  • alsford High-throughput phenotyping using parallel sequencing of RNA interference targets in the African trypanosome Genome Res 2011, 21:915-924
  • keio Systematic single-gene knock-out mutants of E. coli K12 The Keio Collection

Phenotypes and Validation (curated)

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Annotated validation

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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

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Reagent availability

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Bibliographic References

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