GenePage for the eutK gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: eutK
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14170
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2433
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2438
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ethanolamine utilization
Alternate Gene Symbols: yffI
Description: Ethanolamine catabolic microcompartment shell protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 17892.62 ---------166 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2555228
Left Intergenic Region

Name: eutR_eutK

Length: 45 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2555183

Right_end: 2555227

Centisome: 55.05

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 55.05
Right End: 2555728
Right Intergenic Region

Name: eutK_eutL

Length: 12 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2555729

Right_end: 2555740

Centisome: 55.06

eutK has been characterized in (Brinsmade, 2005). The ethanolamine catabolic microcompartment, also called a carboxysome or metabolosome, is thought to help contain the volatile acetaldehdye intermediate (Penrod, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII