GenePage for the yefM gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: yefM
EcoGene Accession Number: EG12844
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2012
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2017
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Antitoxin for YoeB toxin; binds YoeB RNase-like domain
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 9307.58 ---------83 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2089462
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yoeB_yefM

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2089462

Right_end: 2089465

Centisome: 45.02

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 45.02
Right End: 2089713
Right Intergenic Region

Name: yefM_hisL

Length: 282 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 2089714

Right_end: 2089995

Centisome: 45.02

Homologous to phage P1 Phd antitoxin and Enterococcus faecium antitoxin, Axe. Induced during biofilm formation. yefM-yoeB is the only toxin-antitoxin pair involved in Lon dependent lethality.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII