GenePage for the atoC gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: atoC
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11668
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2213
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2220
Gene Name Mnemonic: Acetoacetate
Alternate Gene Symbols: Az
Description: Response regulator for atoDAEB operon; AtoS is the two-component cognate sensor protein; induced by acetoacetate; ornithine decarboxylase antizyme Az, polyamine-inducible
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 52176.39 ---------461 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2321866
Left Intergenic Region

Name: atoS_atoC

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2321866

Right_end: 2321869

Centisome: 50.02

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 50.02
Right End: 2323251
Right Intergenic Region

Name: atoC_atoD

Length: 195 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2323252

Right_end: 2323446

Centisome: 50.05

Bifunctional bacterial antizyme AtoC(Az) binds to and inhibits ornithine decarboxylase. AtoCS mutants have lowered complexed poly-(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate (cPHB) levels: the ato operon is required for maximal cPHB production (Theodoroua, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII