GenePage for the puuE gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: puuE
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13187
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1297
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1302
Gene Name Mnemonic: PUtrescine Utilization
Alternate Gene Symbols: goaG
Description: 4-aminobutyrate aminotransferase; putrescine utilization pathway
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 44729.07 ---------421 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1365550
Left Intergenic Region

Name: puuB_puuE

Length: 37 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 1365513

Right_end: 1365549

Centisome: 29.42

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 29.42
Right End: 1366815
Right Intergenic Region

Name: puuE_pspF

Length: 119 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1366816

Right_end: 1366934

Centisome: 29.45

PuuE is important for use of putrescine as a nitrogen and carbon source, is induced by putrescine, and is repressed by succinate and low aeration conditions (Kurihara, 2010). PuuE and GabT are redundant enzymes in putrescine catabolism (Schneider, 2012).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII