GenePage for the argF gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: argF
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10067
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0274
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0273
Gene Name Mnemonic: Arginine
Alternate Gene Symbols: Arg5; argD
Description: Ornithine carbamoyltransferase; ornithine transcarbamylase; OTCase; CP4-6 putative prophage remnant
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 36827.14 ---------334 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 289301
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yagI_argF

Length: 138 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 289163

Right_end: 289300

Centisome: 6.23

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 6.23
Right End: 290305
Right Intergenic Region

Name: argF_ykgS

Length: 123 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 290306

Right_end: 290428

Centisome: 6.25

argI and argF have same enzyme activity. ArgF and ArgI form both homotrimers and heterotrimers (Legrain, 1972).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII