GenePage for the rpsM gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: rpsM
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10912
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3285
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3298
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ribosomal protein, small
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: 30S ribosomal subunit protein S13
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 13099.38 ---------118 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3442115
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rpsK_rpsM

Length: 16 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3442099

Right_end: 3442114

Centisome: 74.16

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 74.16
Right End: 3442471
Right Intergenic Region

Name: rpsM_rpmJ

Length: 146 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3442472

Right_end: 3442617

Centisome: 74.16

rpsM can be deleted, but null mutants grow slowly and express kanamycin resistance weakly (Bubunenko, 2007), which may explain why a deletion was not isolated by Baba (2006), leading to its misclassification as an essential gene.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII