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Author: Jaime Cubero
Internal reviewer: Eran Bosis
Expert reviewer: WANTED!

Class: XopE
Family: XopE5
Prototype: (Xanthomonas translucens)
RefSeq ID: WP_260607984.1
3D structure: Unknown

Biological function

How discovered?

XopE5 (HopX1) was first identified by sequence homology searches (Peng et al., 2016; Falahi et al., 2017).

(Experimental) evidence for being a T3E

Homology to other XopE effectors.


Not known.


Not known.


Not known.

Enzymatic function

XopE5 belongs to the HopX effector family, which are part of the transglutaminase superfamily (Nimchuk et al., 2007).

Interaction partners

Not known.


In xanthomonads

Yes (e.g., X. translucens pv. cerealis and pv. undulosa).

In other plant pathogens/symbionts

Not known.


Falahi Charkhabi N, Booher NJ, Peng Z, Wang L, Rahimian H, Shams-Bakhsh M, Liu Z, Liu S, White FF, Bogdanove AJ (2017). Complete genome sequencing and targeted mutagenesis reveal virulence vontributions of Tal2 and Tal4b of Xanthomonas translucens pv. undulosa ICMP11055 in bacterial leaf streak of wheat. Front. Microbiol. 8: 1488. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01488.

Nimchuk ZL, Fisher EJ, Desvaux D, Chang JH, Dangl JL (2007). The HopX (AvrPphE) family of Pseudomonas syringae type III effectors require a catalytic triad and a novel N-terminal domain for function. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 20: 346-357. DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-20-4-0346.

Peng Z, Hu Y, Xie J, Potnis N, Akhunova A, Jones J, Liu Z, White F, Liu S (2016). Long read and single molecule DNA sequencing simplifies genome assembly and TAL effector gene analysis of Xanthomonas translucens. BMC Genomics 17: 21. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-2348-9.

bacteria/t3e/xope5.txt · Last modified: 2023/10/02 21:24 by rkoebnik