GenePage for the metA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: metA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10581
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4005
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4013
Gene Name Mnemonic: Methionine
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Homoserine O-transsuccinylase; also called homoserine O-succinyltransferase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 35727.30 ---------309 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4214280
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yjaB_metA

Length: 156 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 4214124

Right_end: 4214279

Centisome: 90.79

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 90.79
Right End: 4215209
Right Intergenic Region

Name: metA_aceB

Length: 268 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 4215210

Right_end: 4215477

Centisome: 90.81

MetA catalyzes the first step in methionine biosynthesis and is proteolytically unstable. Upregulated by GSNO in defined medium (aerobic).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII