GenePage for the betT gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: betT
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10112
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0312
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0314
Gene Name Mnemonic: Betaine
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: High-affinity choline transporter; BCCT family; bet genes confer protection against osmotic stress by making the osmoprotectant glycine betaine from choline
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 75842.19 ---------677 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 329463
Left Intergenic Region

Name: betI_betT

Length: 128 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 329335

Right_end: 329462

Centisome: 7.10

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 7.10
Right End: 331496
Right Intergenic Region

Name: betT_yahA

Length: 874 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 331497

Right_end: 332370

Centisome: 7.14

The bet genes are induced by choline, oxygen, and osmotic stress. ArcA regulon.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII