GenePage for the bdm gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: bdm
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14301
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1475
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1481
Gene Name Mnemonic: Biofilm-dependent modulation
Alternate Gene Symbols: yddX
Description: Osmoresponsive gene with reduced expression in biofilms; function unknown
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 7986.83 ---------71 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1556065
Left Intergenic Region

Name: sra_bdm

Length: 101 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1555964

Right_end: 1556064

Centisome: 33.52

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 33.52
Right End: 1556280
Right Intergenic Region

Name: bdm_osmC

Length: 344 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1556281

Right_end: 1556624

Centisome: 33.53

Overexpression of Bdm results in more efficient biofilm formation (Sim, 2009). The yddX gene is renamed bdm and the site of the MudX insertion is between the T and the G of the re-annotated ATG start codon (Philippe Lejeune, INSA, France, personal communication, Oct. 1999).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII