GenePage for the ytfQ gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ytfQ
EcoGene Accession Number: EG12517
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4223
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4227
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Galactofuranose ABC transporter periplasmic binding protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 34344.65 ---------318 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4449962
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ppa_ytfQ

Length: 309 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 4449653

Right_end: 4449961

Centisome: 95.86

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 95.87
Right End: 4450918
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ytfQ_ytfR

Length: 139 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 4450919

Right_end: 4451057

Centisome: 95.89

Galactofuranose was found bound to crystallized YtfQ and purified YtfQ binds galactose, presumably all in the furanose form (Horler, 2009). A 21 aa signal peptide is cleaved from YtfQ, as evidenced by MS MW of a processed protein (Horler, 2009).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII