GenePage for the ompR gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ompR
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10672
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3392
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3405
Gene Name Mnemonic: Outer membrane protein
Alternate Gene Symbols: kmt; ompB
Description: Response regulator for osmoregulation; regulates production of outer membrane proteins
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 27353.62 ---------239 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3535865
Left Intergenic Region

Name: envZ_ompR

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3535865

Right_end: 3535868

Centisome: 76.18

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 76.18
Right End: 3536584
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ompR_greB

Length: 227 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 3536585

Right_end: 3536811

Centisome: 76.19

The cognate sensor kinase for OmpR is EnvZ. Binds TrxA (Kumar, 2004). Mutants have elevated OM vesiculation (McBroom, 2006). Mutations in ompR have increased motility in the presence of high [NaCl], which normally suppresses motility (Girgis, 2007).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII