GenePage for the eutM gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: eutM
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14187
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2452
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2457
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ethanolamine utilization
Alternate Gene Symbols: cchA; yffZ
Description: Ethanolamine catabolic microcompartment shell protein; forms a 2-dimensional protein membrane
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 9865.54 ---------97 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2572157
Left Intergenic Region

Name: eutN_eutM

Length: 106 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2572051

Right_end: 2572156

Centisome: 55.41

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 55.41
Right End: 2572450
Right Intergenic Region

Name: eutM_eutD

Length: 38 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2572451

Right_end: 2572488

Centisome: 55.42

eutM 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