GenePage for the speD gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: speD
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10962
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0119
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0120
Gene Name Mnemonic: Spermidine
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase, spermidine biosynthesis; two subunits by cleavage: residues 1-111 are the beta chain and 112-264 are the alpha chain (153 aa)
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 30384.64 ---------264 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 134788
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yacL_speD

Length: 37 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 134751

Right_end: 134787

Centisome: 2.90

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 2.90
Right End: 135582
Right Intergenic Region

Name: speD_speE

Length: 15 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 135583

Right_end: 135597

Centisome: 2.92

Paraquat toxicity observed in cells deficient in spermidine. The N-terminus of the SpeD alpha chain, Ser112, is modified to pyrivic acid.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII