GenePage for the lpxD gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: lpxD
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10316
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0178
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0179
Gene Name Mnemonic: Lipid A expression/biosynthesis
Alternate Gene Symbols: firA; omsA; ssc
Description: Lipid A synthesis, UDP-3-O-(R-3-hydroxymyristoyl)-glucosamine N-acyltransferase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 36038.48 ---------341 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 200971
Left Intergenic Region

Name: skp_lpxD

Length: 3 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 200968

Right_end: 200970

Centisome: 4.33

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 4.33
Right End: 201996
Right Intergenic Region

Name: lpxD_fabZ

Length: 104 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 201997

Right_end: 202100

Centisome: 4.35

LpxD contains 25 hexapeptide repeats. The lpxD gene is essential.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII