GenePage for the yidC gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: yidC
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11197
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3698
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3705
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Membrane protein insertase; inner membrane protein integration factor; binds TM regions of nascent IMPs; required for Sec-independent IMP integration; associated with the Sec translocase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 61525.92 ---------548 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3885076
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yidD_yidC

Length: 2 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3885074

Right_end: 3885075

Centisome: 83.70

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 83.70
Right End: 3886722
Right Intergenic Region

Name: yidC_mnmE

Length: 105 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3886723

Right_end: 3886827

Centisome: 83.74

yidC is an essential gene. YidC depletion activates the Psp response. YidC is required for proper membrane insertion of AtpE and CyoA. YidC assists proper folding of membrane proteins and thus is a chaperone as well.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII