GenePage for the pptA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: pptA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11761
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1455
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1461
Gene Name Mnemonic: PhenylPyruvate Tautomerase
Alternate Gene Symbols: ydcE
Description: Phenylpyruvate tautomerase; other substrates are (p-hydroxyphenyl)pyruvate and 2-hydroxy-2,4-pentadienoate; homodimeric
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 8672.95 ---------77 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1533052
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ydcC_pptA

Length: 99 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 1532953

Right_end: 1533051

Centisome: 33.03

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 33.03
Right End: 1533285
Right Intergenic Region

Name: pptA_yddH

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1533282

Right_end: 1533285

Centisome: 33.03

Cleavage of PptA fMet was confirmed by mass spec: obs. MW = 8540. The N-terminal proline of PptA is presumed to be the catalytic base residue of the active site.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII