GenePage for the fixX gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fixX
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11565
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0045
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0044
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fixation
Alternate Gene Symbols: yaaT
Description: Related to carnitine metabolism
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 10478.94 ---------95 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 45463
Left Intergenic Region

Name: fixC_fixX

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 45463

Right_end: 45466

Centisome: 0.98

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 0.98
Right End: 45750
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fixX_yaaU

Length: 56 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 45751

Right_end: 45806

Centisome: 0.99

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).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII