GenePage for the fixC gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fixC
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11564
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0044
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0043
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fixation
Alternate Gene Symbols: yaaS
Description: Predicted flavoprotein oxidoreductase; may be involved in anaerobic carnitine reduction; predicted FAD-binding domain; function unknown
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 45702.81 ---------428 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 44180
Left Intergenic Region

Name: fixB_fixC

Length: 50 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 44130

Right_end: 44179

Centisome: 0.95

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 0.95
Right End: 45466
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fixC_fixX

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 45463

Right_end: 45466

Centisome: 0.98

Although E. coli does not fix nitrogen, the E. coli fixABCX genes were named for their similarity to the Azorhizobium caulinodans and Rhizobium meliloti fix genes (Eichler, 1995). fixC, ydiS and ygcN are paralogs.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII