GenePage for the rodZ gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: rodZ
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10015
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2512
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2516
Gene Name Mnemonic: Rod-shaped
Alternate Gene Symbols: yfgA
Description: Cytoskeletal protein required for MreB assembly; required for swarming phenotype; transmembrane protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 36191.67 ---------337 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2641831
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ispG_rodZ

Length: 26 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2641805

Right_end: 2641830

Centisome: 56.92

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 56.92
Right End: 2642844
Right Intergenic Region

Name: rodZ_rlmN

Length: 284 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2642845

Right_end: 2643128

Centisome: 56.94

rodZ(yfgA) double mutants with yciB, yciM or yhcB could not be constructed indicating that they are synthetic lethal combinations (Niba, 2007).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII