GenePage for the betB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: betB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10110
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0310
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0312
Gene Name Mnemonic: Betaine
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase, NAD-dependent; bet genes confer protection against osmotic stress by making the osmoprotectant glycine betaine from choline; tetrameric
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 52911.13 ---------490 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 327261
Left Intergenic Region

Name: betA_betB

Length: 13 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 327248

Right_end: 327260

Centisome: 7.05

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 7.05
Right End: 328733
Right Intergenic Region

Name: betB_betI

Length: 13 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 328734

Right_end: 328746

Centisome: 7.08

The bet genes are induced by choline, oxygen, and osmotic stress. ArcA regulon.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII