GenePage for the psd gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: psd
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10775
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4156
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4160
Gene Name Mnemonic: Phosphatidylserine decarboxylase
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Phosphatidylserine decarboxylase, phospholipid biosynthesis
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 35934.42 ---------322 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4389392
Left Intergenic Region

Name: mscM_psd

Length: 21 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 4389371

Right_end: 4389391

Centisome: 94.56

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 94.57
Right End: 4390360
Right Intergenic Region

Name: psd_rsgA

Length: 96 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 4390361

Right_end: 4390456

Centisome: 94.59

Native Psd is cleaved: residues 1-253 comprise the beta chain; the C-terminal 69 aa is the alpha chain. The N-terminal residue of the alpha subunit (Ser254) is modified to pyruvic acid, a point mutation here results in reduced proteolytic processing.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII