GenePage for the rtcA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: rtcA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG12938
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3406
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4475, b3420, b3419
Gene Name Mnemonic: RNA terminal phosphate cyclase
Alternate Gene Symbols: yhgJ; yhgK
Description: RNA 3'-terminal phosphate cyclase; 5' adenylyltransferase; physiological role unknown
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 35903.22 ---------338 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3555833
Left Intergenic Region

Name: malT_rtcA

Length: 42 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 3555791

Right_end: 3555832

Centisome: 76.61

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 76.61
Right End: 3556849
Right Intergenic Region

Name: rtcA_rtcB

Length: 3 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3556850

Right_end: 3556852

Centisome: 76.63

The RtcA 5' adenylyltransferase activity might be involved with other pathways than the RNA 3'-terminal phosphate cyclase reaction (Chakravarty, 2010).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII