GenePage for the soxR gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: soxR
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10957
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4055
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4063
Gene Name Mnemonic: Superoxide
Alternate Gene Symbols: marC
Description: Redox-sensitive transcriptional activator for soxS; AraC family
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 17149.72 ---------154 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4277469
Left Intergenic Region

Name: soxS_soxR

Length: 85 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 4277384

Right_end: 4277468

Centisome: 92.15

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 92.15
Right End: 4277933
Right Intergenic Region

Name: soxR_ryjA

Length: 7 bp overlap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 4277927

Right_end: 4277933

Centisome: 92.16

SoxR responds to redox-cycling drugs directly rather than to superoxide (Gu, 2011). SoxR activates the SoxS global regulator in a regulatory cascade; SoxR is reduced by RseC and RsxABCDGE.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII