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Gene aroK from Helicobacter pylori 26695: shikimate kinase
Member of NCBI Protein Clusters PRK00131(See COMBREX Page ) (See NCBI page)
NCBI Entrez GeneID 898985
UniProtKB accession
RefSeq Protein accession NP_206956.1 (PROVISIONAL)
Gene Symbol(s)
  • symbol: aroK
  • locus tag: HP0157
Organism Helicobacter pylori 26695 (NCBI TaxID: 85962)
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Source Predicted function(s)
NCBI Protein Cluster Prediction shikimate kinase
Prof. Vitkup / Confidence:0.867 (References: 19935659, 16507154)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0005515 protein binding / (References: 19435885)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0004764 shikimate 5-dehydrogenase activity / (References: 19435885)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0046316 gluconokinase activity / (References: 19435885)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0003866 3-phosphoshikimate 1-carboxyvinyltransferase activity / (References: 19435885)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0004765 shikimate kinase activity / (References: 19435885)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0003677 DNA binding / (References: 19435885)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0003855 3-dehydroquinate dehydratase activity / (References: 19435885)
Berkeley Phylogenomics Group GO:0003856 3-dehydroquinate synthase activity / (References: 19435885)
Source References Functional description
GSDB Under Review shikimate kinase (source organism: Helicobacter pylori; strain specific ID: NCBI_TaxID=210)
Functional Status greenGreen (experimental evidence, uncurated)
EC number
GO terms
  • MF: GO:0046872 : metal ion binding : IEA
  • MF: GO:0005524 : ATP binding : IEA
  • BP: GO:0008652 : cellular amino acid biosynthetic process : IEA
  • MF: GO:0004765 : shikimate kinase activity : IEA
  • MF: GO:0016301 : kinase activity : IEA
  • BP: GO:0009073 : aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process : IEA
  • MF: GO:0016740 : transferase activity : IEA
  • MF: GO:0000166 : nucleotide binding : IEA
  • MF: GO:0000287 : magnesium ion binding : IEA
  • CC: GO:0005737 : cytoplasm : IEA
Domain Structure from CDD
  • aroK: shikimate kinase; Reviewed
  • SK: Shikimate kinase (SK) is the fifth enzyme in the shikimate pathway, a seven-step biosynthetic pathway which converts ery.... (More)

See domain structure on NCBI Conserved Domain Database
Domain structure from Pfam
See domain structure on Pfam Database
Based on the function of this gene, COMBREX predictions were made to the following related genes (mouse over gene symbol for details) [Download ]
aroK (6)
The table at right lists genes that may be "functionally linked to" (i.e., participate in a common biological process, or form a protein complex with) the subject gene of this page, as determined by two sequence-independent methods, including phylogenetic profiling and operon membership (determined by OperonDB). (Info.) These linkages may also be viewed graphically using the program VisANT, by clicking on the headers of the table. Note: VisANT requires Java. To install the latest version of Java, see
phylogenetic profile
domain fusion
HP0155hypothetical protein
HP0156hypothetical protein
HP0158hypothetical protein
HP1574riboflavin synthase subunit alpha 
HP05583-oxoacyl-(acyl carrier protein) synthase II 
HP10367, 8-dihydro-6-hydroxymethylpterin-pyrophosphokina 
HP1510hypothetical protein 
HP1505riboflavin biosynthesis protein (ribG) 
aroB3-dehydroquinate synthase  
Metabolic Annotation from Palsson Lab

Metabolic Reaction: SHKK

shikimate kinase
atp[c] + skm[c] -> adp[c] + h[c] + skm5p[c]
Chorismate Biosynthesis

Source: Ported to COMBREX by Segre's Lab
Phenotype Description Expression
Candidate essential gene Identified as essential gene in one or more studies (see references) Knock out
PMID: 15547264
(candidate essential)