GenePage for the wcaK gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: wcaK
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13577
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2039
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2045
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Colanic acid biosynthesis protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 47343.52 ---------426 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2117124
Left Intergenic Region

Name: wcaL_wcaK

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2117124

Right_end: 2117127

Centisome: 45.61

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 45.61
Right End: 2118404
Right Intergenic Region

Name: wcaK_wzxC

Length: 275 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2118405

Right_end: 2118679

Centisome: 45.64

Overexpression causes a decrease in the amount of biofilm formed.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII