GenePage for the kdsA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: kdsA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10518
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1203
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1215
Gene Name Mnemonic: KDO synthesis
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate 8-phosphate (KDO8-P) synthase; LPS biosynthesis
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 30832.69 ---------284 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1268165
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ychA_kdsA

Length: 35 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 1268130

Right_end: 1268164

Centisome: 27.32

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 27.32
Right End: 1269019
Right Intergenic Region

Name: kdsA_ldrA

Length: 148 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1269020

Right_end: 1269167

Centisome: 27.34

kdsA srlQ double mutants are non-viable and lack KDO; multicopy msbA, or unknown chromsomal mutation(s) in suppressed KDO-null strain KPM22, permit viability without KDO-containing LPS (Meredith, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII