GenePage for the fhuB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fhuB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10303
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0152
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0153
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ferric hydroxamate uptake
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Iron(3+)-hydroxamate import ABC transporter permease; ferrichrome uptake
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 70423.00 ---------660 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 171462
Left Intergenic Region

Name: fhuD_fhuB

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 171462

Right_end: 171465

Centisome: 3.69

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 3.69
Right End: 173444
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fhuB_hemL

Length: 157 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 173445

Right_end: 173601

Centisome: 3.74

fhuB mutants are albomycin resistant. FhuB has 20 transmembrane helices. The N- and C-terminal halves of FhuB are homologous.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII