GenePage for the uspA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: uspA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11390
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3480
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3495
Gene Name Mnemonic: Universal stress protein
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Global regulatory gene for stress response; mutants are UV-S
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 16066.38 ---------144 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3640111
Left Intergenic Region

Name: uspB_uspA

Length: 390 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 3639721

Right_end: 3640110

Centisome: 78.41

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 78.42
Right End: 3640545
Right Intergenic Region

Name: uspA_dtpB

Length: 316 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3640546

Right_end: 3640861

Centisome: 78.43

The uspA-uspB divergent operon promoter region binds FNR and uspA expression is repressed by FNR (Federowicz, 2014). UspA is transcriptionally activated by ppGpp and repressed by FadR.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII