GenePage for the lgoT gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: lgoT
EcoGene Accession Number: EG12588
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4346
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4356
Gene Name Mnemonic: L-GalactOnate
Alternate Gene Symbols: yjiZ; yjjL
Description: L-galactonate transporter; membrane protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 49440.47 ---------453 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4593361
Left Intergenic Region

Name: tsr_lgoT

Length: 48 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 4593313

Right_end: 4593360

Centisome: 98.96

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 98.96
Right End: 4594722
Right Intergenic Region

Name: lgoT_lgoR

Length: 214 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 4594723

Right_end: 4594936

Centisome: 98.99

lgoT(yjjL) mutants fail to grow on L-galactonate and lgoT(yjjL) is upregulated during growth on L-galactonate (Reed, 2006). LgoT(YjjL) is a member of the Major Facilitator Superfamily (MFS) and is probably an L-galactonate:H+ symporter.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII