GenePage for the yehK gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: yehK
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11997
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2110
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4541
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Uncharacterized protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 12603.29 ---------105 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2203972
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yehI_yehK

Length: 60 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2203912

Right_end: 2203971

Centisome: 47.48

Genomic Address
Minute or Centisome (%) = 47.48
Right End: 2204289
Right Intergenic Region

Name: yehK_yehL

Length: 306 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2204290

Right_end: 2204595

Centisome: 47.49

Putative gene yehK is restricted to E. coli and Shigella strains, including many truncated versions and the presence of in-frame stop codons. yehK was not originally annotated as a gene but was added later based on a GeneMark.hmm 2.4 prediction of an atypical protein coding region. An insertion in a version of yehK in EPEC E. coli blocks interference with host functions, but may be affecting the downstream gene yehL (Nadler, 2006).

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