GenePage for the fabA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fabA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10273
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0945
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0954
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fatty acid biosynthesis
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: 3R-3-hydroxydecanoyl acyl carrier protein (ACP) dehydratase; also called beta-hydroxydecanoylthioester dehydrase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 18969.05 ---------172 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1015952
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rmf_fabA

Length: 69 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1015883

Right_end: 1015951

Centisome: 21.89

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 21.89
Right End: 1016470
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fabA_ycbZ

Length: 68 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1016471

Right_end: 1016538

Centisome: 21.90

FabA is a member of the HotDog superfamily of thioesterases and dehydratases (Pfam CL0050, PF07977; PDB 1MKA, 1MKB) (Dillon, 2004). Binds TrxA (Kumar, 2004).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII