GenePage for the pitA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: pitA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG12230
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3478
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3493
Gene Name Mnemonic: Pi transport
Alternate Gene Symbols: pit
Description: Low-affinity inorganic phosphate transporter; tellurite uptake; arsenate transporter; putative Zn(II) transporter
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 53389.03 ---------499 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3637642
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yhiN_pitA

Length: 231 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 3637411

Right_end: 3637641

Centisome: 78.36

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 78.37
Right End: 3639141
Right Intergenic Region

Name: pitA_uspB

Length: 243 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 3639142

Right_end: 3639384

Centisome: 78.40

PitA is a tellurite importer (ElĂ­as, 2012). PitA is a phosphate:H+ symporter and can also accumulate arsenate (Rosenberg, 1977). pitA mutants are resistant to Zn(II) and accumulate reduced amount of zinc (Beard, 2000).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII