GenePage for the opgG gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: opgG
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11885
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1034
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1048
Gene Name Mnemonic: Osmoregulated periplasmic glucans
Alternate Gene Symbols: mdoA; mdoG
Description: OPG biosynthetic beta-1,6 branching glycosyltransferase; periplasmic
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 57912.48 ---------511 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1109335
Left Intergenic Region

Name: opgC_opgG

Length: 393 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1108942

Right_end: 1109334

Centisome: 23.89

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 23.90
Right End: 1110870
Right Intergenic Region

Name: opgG_opgH

Length: 8 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 1110863

Right_end: 1110870

Centisome: 23.93

The opg genes were originally called mdo because the osmoregulated periplasmic glucans (OPGs) were originally called membrane-derived oligosaccharides. The first 22 aa of OpgG are a type II signal peptide.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII