GenePage for the fimB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fimB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10309
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4303
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4312
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fimbriae
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Site-specific recombinase, fimA promoter inversion; mediates fimbriae phase switching, along with FimE
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 22993.49 ---------200 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4540957
Left Intergenic Region

Name: nanC_fimB

Length: 1455 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 4539502

Right_end: 4540956

Centisome: 97.80

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 97.83
Right End: 4541559
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fimB_fimE

Length: 477 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 4541560

Right_end: 4542036

Centisome: 97.84

Insertion mutations in fimB and fimE are hyper-fimbriated and defective in swimming motility, but have normal swarming (Girgis, 2007).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII