GenePage for the murI gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: murI
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11204
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3959
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3967
Gene Name Mnemonic: Murein
Alternate Gene Symbols: dga; glr; yijA
Description: Glutamate racemase, D-glutamate synthesis
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 31001.95 ---------285 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4165428
Left Intergenic Region

Name: btuB_murI

Length: 56 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 4165428

Right_end: 4165483

Centisome: 89.74

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 89.74
Right End: 4166285
Right Intergenic Region

Name: murI_rrsB

Length: 373 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 4166286

Right_end: 4166658

Centisome: 89.76

murI is an essential gene. MurI can inhibit DNA gyrase activity (Ashiuchi, 2002).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII