GenePage for the dhaK gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: dhaK
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13901
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1188
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1200
Gene Name Mnemonic: Dihydroxyacetone
Alternate Gene Symbols: dhaK1; ptsD; ycgT
Description: Dihydroxyacetone kinase, PTS-dependent, dihydroxyacetone-binding subunit; DhaK(2):DhaL:DhaM(2) complex
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 38215.21 ---------356 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1249768
Left Intergenic Region

Name: dhaL_dhaK

Length: 10 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1249758

Right_end: 1249767

Centisome: 26.92

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 26.93
Right End: 1250838
Right Intergenic Region

Name: dhaK_dhaR

Length: 227 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1250839

Right_end: 1251065

Centisome: 26.95

DhaK is similar to N-terminal half of single protein DHA kinases. DhaK is a co-repressor of DhaR. Phosphoryl donor is DhaM, not ATP. His218 forms covalent hemiaminal linkage to dihydroxyacetone.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII