GenePage for the murQ gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: murQ
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14162
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2423
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2428
Gene Name Mnemonic: MurNAc
Alternate Gene Symbols: yfeU
Description: N-acetylmuramic acid 6-phosphate (MurNAc-6-P) etherase; GlcNAc 6-phosphate and D-lactate are primary products
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 31219.92 ---------298 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2545773
Left Intergenic Region

Name: murR_murQ

Length: 163 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 2545610

Right_end: 2545772

Centisome: 54.84

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 54.85
Right End: 2546669
Right Intergenic Region

Name: murQ_murP

Length: 3 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2546670

Right_end: 2546672

Centisome: 54.87

A lyase-type cleavage mechanism is proposed for MurQ. Allows growth on MurNAc and anhydro-MurNAc as a carbon source. MurQ has SIS phosphosugar binding domain. murQ is the first gene in putative murQP-yfeW operon.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII