GenePage for the lplA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: lplA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11796
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4378
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4386
Gene Name Mnemonic: Lipoate-protein ligase
Alternate Gene Symbols: slr; yjjF
Description: Lipoate-protein ligase A; selenolipoate resistant
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 37925.88 ---------338 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4623101
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yjjJ_lplA

Length: 0 bp

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: Null

Right_end: Null

Centisome: 99.60

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 99.60
Right End: 4624117
Right Intergenic Region

Name: lplA_ytjB

Length: 27 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 4624118

Right_end: 4624144

Centisome: 99.62

LplA first activates lipoic acid with ATP to form lipoyl-AMP.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII