GenePage for the rimK gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: rimK
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10852
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0843
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0852
Gene Name Mnemonic: RIbosomal Modification
Alternate Gene Symbols: nek
Description: Ribosomal protein S6 modification, C-terminal glutmate addition; polyglutamate synthase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 32436.49 ---------300 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 891967
Left Intergenic Region

Name: nfsA_rimK

Length: 60 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 891907

Right_end: 891966

Centisome: 19.22

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 19.22
Right End: 892869
Right Intergenic Region

Name: rimK_ybjN

Length: 87 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 892870

Right_end: 892956

Centisome: 19.24

RimK has poly-alpha-glutamic acid synthase activity in vitro, using glutamate as substrate (Kino, 2011).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII