GenePage for the fabB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fabB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10274
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2317
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2323
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fatty acid biosynthesis
Alternate Gene Symbols: fabC
Description: 3-oxoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] synthase I; beta-Ketoacyl-ACP synthase I; KAS I; homodimeric
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 42613.32 ---------406 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2440385
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yfcJ_fabB

Length: 264 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2440121

Right_end: 2440384

Centisome: 52.57

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 52.58
Right End: 2441605
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fabB_mnmC

Length: 158 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 2441606

Right_end: 2441763

Centisome: 52.60

FabB is responsible for the elongation of the cis-3-decenoyl-ACP produced by FabA (Feng, 2009).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII