GenePage for the phr gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: phr
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10736
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0697
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0708
Gene Name Mnemonic: Photoreactivation
Alternate Gene Symbols: phrB
Description: Deoxyribodipyrimidine photolyase; DNA photolyase; monomeric
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 53666.91 ---------472 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 739507
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ybgA_phr

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 739507

Right_end: 739510

Centisome: 15.93

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 15.93
Right End: 740925
Right Intergenic Region

Name: phr_dtpD

Length: 149 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 740926

Right_end: 741074

Centisome: 15.96

The flavoprotein DNA photolyase uses light to repair cyclobutylpyrimidine dimers in DNA. The lesion is flipped out of the DNA double helix. Phr contains FADH2 and 5,10-MTHF chromophores.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII