GenePage for the rpsQ gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: rpsQ
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10916
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3298
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3311
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ribosomal protein, small
Alternate Gene Symbols: neaA
Description: 30S ribosomal subunit protein S17
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 9704.44 ---------84 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3448314
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rplN_rpsQ

Length: 164 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3448150

Right_end: 3448313

Centisome: 74.29

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 74.29
Right End: 3448568
Right Intergenic Region

Name: rpsQ_rpmC

Length: 1 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3448568

Right_end: 3448568

Centisome: 74.30

rpsQ 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