GenePage for the recB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: recB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10824
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2816
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2820
Gene Name Mnemonic: Recombination
Alternate Gene Symbols: ior; rorA
Description: RecBCD Exonuclease V subunit, recombination and repair; chi-activated RecBCD recombinase subunit; RecBCD 3'-5' slow helicase subunit; contains nuclease active site and ATP-binding site; RecB alone has 3'-5' helicase activity; binds RecC
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 133959.02 ---------1180 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2952461
Left Intergenic Region

Name: recD_recB

Length: 1 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2952461

Right_end: 2952461

Centisome: 63.61

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 63.61
Right End: 2956003
Right Intergenic Region

Name: recB_ptrA

Length: 8 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2955996

Right_end: 2956003

Centisome: 63.68

RecBCD is a bipolar helicase.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII