GenePage for the sufB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: sufB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13965
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1679
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1683
Gene Name Mnemonic: Sulfur
Alternate Gene Symbols: ynhE
Description: SufBCD Fe-S assembly scaffold, FADH2-dependent
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 54745.32 ---------495 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1762522
Left Intergenic Region

Name: sufC_sufB

Length: 9 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1762513

Right_end: 1762521

Centisome: 37.97

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 37.97
Right End: 1764009
Right Intergenic Region

Name: sufB_sufA

Length: 8 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1764010

Right_end: 1764017

Centisome: 38.00

SufBCD mobilizes sulfur from the SufSE cysteine desulfurase, exists in 1:2:1(B:C:D) stoichimometry, assembles and transfers a [4E-4S] cluster to target proteins, and utilizes FADH2 as a cofactor (Wollers, 2010). sufB is in the sufABCDSE operon involved in iron-sulfur center formation of FhuF.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII