GenePage for the ftnB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ftnB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13175
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1900
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1902
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ferritin
Alternate Gene Symbols: yecI
Description: Ferritin B, probable ferrous iron reservoir; ferritin-like protein; required for oxidatively damaged aconitase iron-sulfur cluster repair and virulence in Salmonella; apparently missing an active ferroxidase center
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 18894.46 ---------167 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1986925
Left Intergenic Region

Name: araF_ftnB

Length: 796 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1986129

Right_end: 1986924

Centisome: 42.79

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 42.81
Right End: 1987428
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ftnB_yecJ

Length: 78 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1987429

Right_end: 1987506

Centisome: 42.82

FtnB has been characterized primarily in Salmonella (Velayudhan, 2007).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII