GenePage for the yfbV gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: yfbV
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14106
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2289
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2295
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Ter macrodomain insulation protein; inner membrane protein, UPF0208 family
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 17213.20 ---------151 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2412677
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yfbU_yfbV

Length: 82 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2412595

Right_end: 2412676

Centisome: 51.98

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 51.98
Right End: 2413132
Right Intergenic Region

Name: yfbV_ackA

Length: 337 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 2413133

Right_end: 2413469

Centisome: 51.99

The yfbV gene is required for insulation of the Ter macrodomain by the tidR and tidL 12 bp chromosomal sequences preventing unidirectional progression of the macrodomain constraining process into neighboring DNA regions, possibly by acting as a membrane tether for tidRL (Thiel, 2012).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII