GenePage for the infA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: infA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10504
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0875
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0884
Gene Name Mnemonic: Initiation factor
Alternate Gene Symbols: bypA1
Description: Translation initiation factor IF-1
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 8249.58 ---------72 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 926225
Left Intergenic Region

Name: serW_infA

Length: 253 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 925972

Right_end: 926224

Centisome: 19.95

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 19.95
Right End: 926443
Right Intergenic Region

Name: infA_aat

Length: 284 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 926444

Right_end: 926727

Centisome: 19.96

IF-1 also acts as transcription antiterminator and has RNA chaperone activity in vivo and in vitro (Phadtare, 2007). The infA and serW promoter regions bind ArcA and infA expression is activated by ArcA (Federowicz, 2014).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII