GenePage for the sapB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: sapB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG20255
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1288
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1293
Gene Name Mnemonic: Sensitivity to antimicrobial peptides
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Antimicrobial peptide ABC transporter permease
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 36038.04 ---------321 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1354505
Left Intergenic Region

Name: sapC_sapB

Length: 14 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1354505

Right_end: 1354518

Centisome: 29.18

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 29.18
Right End: 1355470
Right Intergenic Region

Name: sapB_sapA

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1355467

Right_end: 1355470

Centisome: 29.20

Characterized initially in Salmonella. The proposal that the sap operon transports peptides (Groisman, 1992) has been challenged (Stumpe, 1997; Harms, 2001).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII