GenePage for the basS gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: basS
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11614
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4105
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4112
Gene Name Mnemonic: Bacterial Adaptive reSponse
Alternate Gene Symbols: pmrB(S.t.)
Description: Histidine protein kinase sensor for Lipid A modification genes; two-component system involved in polymyxin resistance that senses high extracellular Fe(2+)
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 41029.24 ---------363 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4332181
Left Intergenic Region

Name: pmrR_basS

Length: 25 bp overlap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 4332181

Right_end: 4332205

Centisome: 93.33

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 93.33
Right End: 4333272
Right Intergenic Region

Name: basS_basR

Length: 9 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 4333273

Right_end: 4333281

Centisome: 93.36

BasR is the cognate response regulator of the BasSR two-component system. The BasSR regulon has been primarily characterized in Salmonella; unlike E. coli, Salmonella also activates PmrAB(BasSR) in low Mg(2+), mediated by PhoPQ and the PmrD protein.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII