GenePage for the flk gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: flk
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10229
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2315
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2321
Gene Name Mnemonic: Flagella
Alternate Gene Symbols: div; rflH
Description: Prevents premature secretion of FlgM; senses flagellar assembly stage
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 36668.26 ---------331 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2437950
Left Intergenic Region

Name: pdxB_flk

Length: 98 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 2437852

Right_end: 2437949

Centisome: 52.52

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 52.52
Right End: 2438945
Right Intergenic Region

Name: flk_yfcJ

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 2438942

Right_end: 2438945

Centisome: 52.54

Flk was characterized in Salmonella. Flk is transcribed divergently from pdxB; their promoters overlap. C-terminal membrane anchor is required for function.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII