GenePage for the argP gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: argP
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10490
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2912
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2916
Gene Name Mnemonic: Arginine
Alternate Gene Symbols: can; canR; iciA
Description: Inhibitor of chromosome initiation, transcriptional activator, LysR family; oriC iteron (13-mer) binding protein, competes with DnaA for iteron binding
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 33471.69 ---------297 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3059753
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yqfE_argP

Length: 51 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 3059702

Right_end: 3059752

Centisome: 65.92

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 65.92
Right End: 3060646
Right Intergenic Region

Name: argP_scpA

Length: 203 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3060647

Right_end: 3060849

Centisome: 65.94

The ArgP(IciA) is a LysR family transcriptional regulator for arginine transport and DNA replication genes. argP mutants are canavanine sensitive. argP is in the pho regulon. ArgP activates the dapB gene in the absense of lysine (Bouvier, 2008).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII