GenePage for the rbsB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: rbsB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10815
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3745
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3751
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ribose
Alternate Gene Symbols: prlB; rbsP
Description: D-ribose ABC transporter periplasmic binding protein; ribose chemotaxis receptor
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 30950.48 ---------296 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3936278
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rbsC_rbsB

Length: 24 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3936254

Right_end: 3936277

Centisome: 84.80

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 84.80
Right End: 3937168
Right Intergenic Region

Name: rbsB_rbsK

Length: 125 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3937169

Right_end: 3937293

Centisome: 84.82

RbsB binds D-ribose and mediates chemotaxis to D-ribose through the Trg chemoreceptor. Binds TrxA (Kumar, 2004). HT_Cmplx28_Mem: AlsB+RbsB. After four hours of Zn(II) stress, RbsB protein levels decreased (Easton, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII