Gene Symbol: djlB
Description: putative HscC co-chaperone, uncharacterized J domain-containing protein
Alias: ECK0639, JW0641, ybeS
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Itoh T, Matsuda H, Mori H. Phylogenetic analysis of the third hsp70 homolog in Escherichia coli; a novel member of the Hsc66 subfamily and its possible co-chaperone. DNA Res. 1999;6:299-305 pubmed
    ..A further database search revealed that two dnaJ homologs, ybeS and ybeV, were located on the opposite strand near hscC. Consequently, E...
  2. Kluck C, Patzelt H, Genevaux P, Brehmer D, Rist W, Schneider Mergener J, et al. Structure-function analysis of HscC, the Escherichia coli member of a novel subfamily of specialized Hsp70 chaperones. J Biol Chem. 2002;277:41060-9 pubmed
    ..Together our data show that the Hsp70 structure exhibits an astonishing degree of adaptive variations to accommodate requirements of a specialized function. ..
  3. Gerdes S, Scholle M, Campbell J, Balazsi G, Ravasz E, Daugherty M, et al. Experimental determination and system level analysis of essential genes in Escherichia coli MG1655. J Bacteriol. 2003;185:5673-84 pubmed
    ..coli genes to be preserved throughout the bacterial kingdom. Projection of these data over metabolic subsystems reveals topologic modules with essential and evolutionarily preserved enzymes with reduced capacity for error tolerance. ..
  4. Hennessy F, Nicoll W, Zimmermann R, Cheetham M, Blatch G. Not all J domains are created equal: implications for the specificity of Hsp40-Hsp70 interactions. Protein Sci. 2005;14:1697-709 pubmed
    ..We also propose a model in which the J domain is able to integrate specificity and chaperone activity. ..
  5. Qiu X, Shao Y, Miao S, Wang L. The diversity of the DnaJ/Hsp40 family, the crucial partners for Hsp70 chaperones. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2006;63:2560-70 pubmed
    ..This review highlights the progress in studying the domains in DnaJ/Hsp40 proteins, introduces the mechanisms by which they interact with Hsp70s, and stresses their functional diversity. ..
  6. Genevaux P, Georgopoulos C, Kelley W. The Hsp70 chaperone machines of Escherichia coli: a paradigm for the repartition of chaperone functions. Mol Microbiol. 2007;66:840-57 pubmed
    ..In particular, recent advances in structure determination have led to significant insights of the underlying complexities and functional elegance of the Hsp70 chaperone machine. ..