GenePage for the astC gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: astC
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13999
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1746
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1748
Gene Name Mnemonic: Arginine
Alternate Gene Symbols: argM; cstC; ydjW
Description: Succinylornithine transaminase, arginine catabolism; carbon starvation protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 43665.37 ---------406 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1830762
Left Intergenic Region

Name: astA_astC

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1830762

Right_end: 1830765

Centisome: 39.44

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 39.44
Right End: 1831982
Right Intergenic Region

Name: astC_xthA

Length: 445 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1831983

Right_end: 1832427

Centisome: 39.47

An astC mutant cannot catabolize arginine and AstC overproduction complements argD mutants.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII