GenePage for the waaG gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: waaG
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11339
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3621
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3631
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: rfaG
Description: UDP-glucose:(heptosyl)LPS alpha-1,3-glucosyltransferase; LPS core biosynthesis protein; glucosyltransferase I
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 42284.13 ---------374 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3805943
Left Intergenic Region

Name: waaP_waaG

Length: 8 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3805943

Right_end: 3805950

Centisome: 82.00

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 82.00
Right End: 3807067
Right Intergenic Region

Name: waaG_waaQ

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3807064

Right_end: 3807067

Centisome: 82.02

WaaG(RfaG) adds the first glucosyl group to the heptose region of the inner core of the core oligosaccharide of LPS (Creeger, 1979; Parker, 1992). Mutants have reduced OM vesiculation (McBroom, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII